Big Data

Keeping in Sync as We Open Up

This post originally appeared on The Transparency and Accountability Initiative website.  Advocates inside and outside government are working hard to embrace open data practices. International bodies, governments and even rock stars have moved past the question of why we need open, shared systems of government data to questions about how to build and maintain those systems. As we form new alliances and secure new policies to enable efficient sharing of data on financial flows, international...

Whatever happened to Gov 2.0?

The digital revolution is here and governments are running out of places to hide. Policy Exchange wants your help to understand the challenges and opportunities ahead A couple of months ago it was time to renew my driving licence. This didn't seem like a big deal. Our faces change (and I like to think I am looking a little wiser these days) so a mandatory decennial renewal didn't seem that unreasonable. In any case, I thought, it's the 21st century. Head online and we'll be done in no time...