What do you get when you put a graphic designer, chief constable, digital expert and a futurologist in a room and let their creative juices flow?
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.
Last week I attended the final session of a public dialogue on community rights and wellbeing, supported by Sciencewise and organised by the New Economics Foundation, the Cabinet Office and Hopkins Van Mil.
Open Policy Making is about improving the way we work and the policy advice we provide to Ministers.
As followers of our Twitter will know, this week OPM have been at Civil Service Live in London.
Last week, I went to visit the Government Digital Service (GDS) at their offices in Holborn, invited by a colleague who recently left us on the OPM team to take up a post there.
If policy makers want to know how to tackle loneliness and raise social capital and wellbeing in our communities, who has the answers? Us, and our colleagues in government? Or people who've known, and still know, what it is to …
Worried you can’t keep up in a digital world? Intrigued but slightly terrified by talk of conditionals, loops and Java?
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.
At last week's Open Policy Making Sprint event, we presented some early work we are doing on data science in government.
Find out what happened at our latest Open Policy Making event, co-hosted with the Government Digital Service. You can read more about what Open Policy Making is and what it looks like in practice on our new blog: https://openpolicy.blog.gov.uk/