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Case Study (2013): The Norwegian Plain Language Project

In March 2007, the Norwegian Government invited almost 100 ordinary citizens to ‘The Governments Citizen Conference’ to give their views on how the government could work better. Two of the most important lessons learned from the citizens they met were…

Case Study (2013): The Value of Open Data in Greece

Access to information at all levels of public life is a crucial component of a true information society. This was the position the Greek government took when it came to reforming how they publish their data. It’s not just that…

Case Study (2013): Albania’s E-Government Portal

For the 100th anniversary of its independence, Albania unveiled a new way for the government to interact with citizens, with the e-Albania portal. The e-Albania government portal is a powerful tool for administrative reform and for fighting corruption, which enables…

Case Study (2013): Canada’s Open Government Licence

One of the major goals of the Government of Canada’s open government work has been to support a more seamless end-user experience. We have found that users want government information, especially data, but do not want to have to deal…