Posts in category Open Gov

The third element in the connected government ’troika’ is the rapidly evolving arena of open data, transparent processes and new forms of trans-agency or trans-sectoral collaboration to build applications and deliver services with a public purpose.
 
Examples of themes to be explored include:
• Transparency
• Open data
• Apps
• Hackfests


InternationalOpen Gov

Counting down to the Open Gov News Challenge 2013

As the deadline for submissions approaches for the News Challenge on Open Government, John Bracken, the Knight Foundation’s Director of Media Innovation shares his observations on the journey so far and provides some insights for making project submissions, as well as how everyone can contribute to this timely Challenge to accelerate better ways that government and citizens can interact.

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AfricaInter-GovernmentalInternationalOpen GovWithout borders

Open Government and trustworthy records

Digital public sector recordkeeping is one of the unsung cornerstones in the open government and open data discussion.

Dr Anne Thurston talks about past and current challenges of digital recordkeeping and preservation for government – particularly in developing countries. She also highlights how the open government movement holds opportunities for the public sector recordkeeping profession.

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AustraliaEngagementOpen GovProfile: Organizations

Open access, open licensing, open government

Open access to Government information is a key element of the open government discussion, both in policy and practice terms.

Baden Appleyard shares his experience in developing and applying the Australian Government’s Open Access and Licensing Framework, and highlights the opportunities and challenges faced in opening up information from Governments as well as public research bodies through licensing options such as Creative Commons.

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