Getting the public involved in government decision making is the best way to get policies and services that can be implemented, and that work. It has amazing side benefits including building communities where people know each other and help out. DIA, SSC and DPMC are investigating people’s experiences participating with government in order to provide the best help to government agencies so they can support participatory democracy. Continue reading Reimagining participatory democracy – a review of the Government Online Engagement Service
Tag: open government
The Service Innovation Team at DIA commissioned a short discussion paper to begin to explore the value proposition of “Government as a Platform” as a basis for service integration, to enable a broader ecosystem of service delivery and to explore broader socio-economic benefits of the model. Continue reading Gov as a Platform: A Value Proposition Discussion Paper
Some government resources for Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Continue reading FYI: Government Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
Lab+ work is ramping up to focus on making the digital interactions with government far easier for New Zealanders. Continue reading What is the Service Innovation Lab? Come and see for yourself!
Open Data NZ at Land Information New Zealand is now calling out to anyone interested in sharing your thoughts about these principles and how they might be implemented. Continue reading Help shape the way NZ opens up and manages open government data and information
Land Information New Zealand recently began a public engagement programme about New Zealand adopting the International Open Data Charter and would like to hear your views on the idea. Continue reading Should New Zealand adopt the International Open Data Charter?
OS // OS is a professional development opportunity for managers and teams across agencies working on policy development, using open data for policy research and decision making, government ICT, technology, open government and civic engagement. Continue reading Coming soon: 2nd Open Source Open Society conference
Join us to hear about the upcoming GovHack in July, the new Alpha data.govt.nz and machine readable data. Continue reading GWC session on … DATA!
A GovFresh blog post covers Vets.gov as an example of the future of government websites. Continue reading FYI: Seeing the future of US federal government websites
18F in the US just published their new Web Design Standards playbook. Continue reading FYI: new US Government Web Design Standards