I’m off to speak at Open Data Manchester this evening about both how open data and open working can make better policy. I thought I’d share some of the tools we in Policy Lab use to help us think through …
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.
Policy Lab and the Social Investment & Finance Team asked MA students studying Service Design at the Royal College of Arts to grow the social investment market in new ways. This is what they came up with.
As I’ve bedded into the Open Policy Making Team, I’ve had more and more opportunities to introduce Open Policy Making tools and methods to audiences across Government and Industry. This is a real privilege, there’s nothing like seeing a team’s …
Foresight teamed up with Policy Lab to organise four workshops with government departments to co-create policy ideas to address an ageing population.
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.
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.