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Open these: links for open policy makers (week 1)

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Welcome to our new blog feature - Open these, a regular post dedicated to the blogs, reports and discussions from the week we think open policy practitioners will enjoy. Leave the authors a comment or join the conversation on Twitter! #openpolicy


On Twitter we tweeted from the Policy Exchange event on Digital Britain and from our workshop with Sciencewise on public dialogue and open policy (so did @demsoclive).


Reading (links will open in new tabs)

What is the role of technology in future public services? Reform ran a series of seminars to discuss and the result is this report on 'Disruptive innovation in public service reform' with articles from our own Stephen Kelly and other commentators and technology experts from across the public sector and beyond.

Ingrid Koehler from the Local Government Information Unit talks about how she learnt to love service design at the Service Design in Government Conference - and what needs to happen for commissioners to learn to love it as well.

What fuels effective collaboration? David Kelley, Chairman of IDEO, has the answer. (Video.)

Puffles talks about civil servants blogging and the media.

Paul Cairney on complexity in policy making.



Disclaimer: links are to content readers may find interesting or thought-provoking  and do not imply agreement or endorsement, in whole or in part, or with other positions taken by the authors.


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