By 2040, 30% of the population are going to be over 60. Policy Lab and go-science explored new ways of quickly generating ideas to answer these demographic changes.
Examples and findings
People across the civil service, public and private sectors are delivering and working using Open Policy Making tools, techniques and design thinking. Here can read about their learnings and findings in the field.
As part of Open Government Partnership action plan the Croatian Government is using transparent and open policy making to make better policy, and democracy.
David Excell from Featurespace looks at how big data analysis is helping the gambling industry meet new policies, and the opportunities this has for developing policy that understand users in the future.
We want to build a network of innovators and creativity around government. The GovLab has been looking at just this. Beth Noveck and Andrew Young reflect on what they've learnt and where they're headed.
Increasingly on the agenda of policymakers is a need to understand the needs, capacities and perspectives of citizens, service users, beneficiaries and front line staff so that policies are fit for purpose and deliverable and public services are better designed.
With the recent publication of the Government’s Digital Inclusion Strategy, the DCLG Local Digital Campaign hosted a special workshop bringing together cross-government policy makers, practitioners and partners to examine the lessons and opportunities arising from digital inclusion pilot projects.
Following Virpi's post earlier this week about the Change Agent Network in Finland, we're delighted to welcome Elke, Nancy and Joke on how they are fostering innovation in government in Belgium.
Challenges and problems faced by our society cross all boundaries – attitudinal, professional and especially administrative. Matters under ministerial preparation today are becoming increasingly complex and interwoven. At the same time it has long been recognized, at least in Finland, …
Well, as you will hopefully have seen on this blog, Open Policy 2015 is now done and dusted - and what a great week it was! We saw sessions on agile, Policy Lab, how to run a hackday, data science, …
A room full of people making Play-Doh shapes of ducks and monkeys might not seem an obvious way to start a conversation about prototyping in government. But opening the Open Policy 2015 prototyping workshop this way allowed the speaker, Andrea …