We believe democracy is the mother of creativity. Freedom, equality and openness are essential for ideas to flourish. To be creative we must be open to new ideas and different perspectives – freedom of impression is as important as freedom of expression.
In this week's techPresident Podcast: Can so-called "big data," or data-driven persuasion, improve politics for everyone? Or is it just the province of a wealthy few? Join the conversation with your comments.
Yesterday, we started looking at top tips for planning your community engagement activity. Taking the time to plan well will bring better results, and save time down the line. It will also help you create a ‘blueprint’ for future engagement activity.
Registration avaliable: No Start date: 13/03/2013 End date: 16/03/2013 International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on eSociety 2013 Country: Portugal City: Lisbon Venue: Sana Metropolitan...
The European Data Forum (EDF) is the annual meeting-point for data practitioners from industry, research, the public-sector and the community, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the emerging Big Data Economy in Europe.
Call Text from Noella Edelmann and Peter Parycek (Conference Chairs): We kindly invite you to submit a paper to this year*s CeDEM – Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government. The conference will be held in Krems, Austria, 22-23 May 2013.
This is a multidisciplinary conference combining Computer Science, Sociology, Art, Mathematics, Physics, Complex systems analysis, Psychology, Economics, Law, Political Science, Epistemology and other relevant disciplines.
If you ask people to think of the favorite thing they have ever worked on, they usually choose a collaborative project. However if you then ask people to think of their worst project they also tend to choose a collaboration as well.
The old adage ‘if you fail to plan, you plan to fail’ certainly applies to community engagement activity. You’ll get the best results from your consultation process if you plan it well as good planning = good results!
Registration avaliable: No Start date: 05/03/2013 End date: 06/03/2013 Swiss eGovernment Forum 2013 part of the InfoSocietyDays Country: Switzerland City: Bern Venue: BEA bern expo AG Kongresszentrum Mingerstrasse 6 3014 Bern Organiser: MKR...
New City Ventures Inc., developers of PlaceSpeak, announced today it has launched PlaceSpeak 2.0, the next iteration of the location-based platform that authenticates public input providing verifiable evidence to inform public policy and...
Whenever anyone asks for advice - whether about a policy, opening a new school, starting a business, using a new teaching technique, whatever – my questioning line is always the same: (1) What problem are you trying to solve?
Today, open Internet advocates are celebrating "Internet Freedom Day," the anniversary of widespread online protest against the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act that rattled Congress enough to kill both bills.