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Open these: links for open policy makers (week 12)

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Welcome to 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


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#openpolicy hero Christian Bason on how i-teams engage people to create order from chaos.

The Behavioural Insights Team have published a guide to their EAST framework for applying 'nudges': make it Easy, Attractive, Social, Timely.

What was one of the first things the new US Digital Service learned? Coders don't want to wear suits.

The Telegraph summarises progress by the Government Digital Service and interviews Friend of OPM Mike Bracken.

InWithForward outline their Grounded Change approach to spreading change and improvement in social services and neighbourhood networks.

Shaunacy Ferro on designing better hospice and palliative services.

Heather Douglas in the Guardian discusses the role of the public in science advice for policy.

Jason Leavey in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog on the potential for social media to shape policy.

Shlomo Gaultz offers comprehensive guidance on using personas (part 2 of 2, part 1 linked in the piece).

The Design Thinkers' customer journey mapping methodology.

We're still talking about disruption: Dan Sutch on why it's an important option.

Forum for the Future and the Rockefeller Foundation report on horizon scanning for social impact.

The Reynolds Journalism Institute is supporting a project to write an open source, volunteer-written book on Data + Design.


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