What happens of a Government becomes transparent, collaborative, and participatory. This book is a collection of essays, interviews, and case studies. A must read for advocates of openness and e-government, government officers and students.
I have been reading up many articles available on the internet relating the to Government 2.0 . The articles though elightening were not covering details indepth or did not provide more meaty knowledge on the subject like a book would do. Thats when i stumbled upon “Open Government” book published by O’Reilly. It is a collection essays, interview and case studies that provide a non partisan account as it becomes transparent, collaborative and open.
Open Government was published in 2010 by O’Reilly Media. The United States had just elected a president in 2008, who, on his first day in office, issued an executive order committing his administration to “an unprecedented level of openness in government.” The contributors of Open Government had long fought for transparency and openness in government, as well as access to public information. Aaron Swartz was one of these contributors (Chapter 25: When is Transparency Useful?). Aaron was a hacker, an activist, a builder, and a respected member of the technology community. O’Reilly Media is making Open Government free to all to access in honor of Aaron. #PDFtribute
— Tim O’Reilly, January 15, 2013
- Open Government : Collaboration, Transparency and Participation in Practice
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