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by Beth Simone Noveck @TheGovLab @NYUWagner @MITMedia @NYLawSchool #opengov #opendata #gov20 #gov30

Published: 2013-06-19T11:58:39-05:00


From Russia with Love


A few days ago I gave a presentation on “Solving Public Problems with Crowdsourcing” for 80 assembled governors of the Russian Federation outside of Moscow at an event on Contemporary Management Technologies. The presentation was a sweep of the global...

Wiki Style Government


The Public Administration Select Committee of the UK Parliament issued a Report on Public Engagement in Policymaking calling for “wiki style” approaches to policymaking and creating greater engagement in the workings of government. The Report, which is the result of...

“Groupy Once More”: J. Richard Hackman on Group Behavior and Performance


This week family and friends of the late Richard Hackman, who passed away in January, gather in Cambridge, Massachusetts to celebrate his life and work. He devoted his career as a social and organizational psychologist to studying what makes groups...

IRS: Turn Over A New Leaf, Open Up Data


From the Forbes blog Co-authored by Stefaan Verhulst The core task for Danny Werfel, the new acting commissioner of the IRS, is to repair the agency’s tarnished reputation and achieve greater efficacy and fairness in IRS investigations. Mr. Werfel can...

My Review: Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government


Reposted from the San Francisco Chronicle, March 1, 2013 Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government By Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey (The Penguin Press; 249 pages; $25.95) Beth Simone Noveck When I started work in...

Riding on Exponentials: Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Urban Informatics : Interview with Dr. Steven Koonin


It is not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities. President Barack Obama, State of the Union Address, February 12, 2013 In this interview with Steve Koonin, Director of NYU's Center for Urban Science and...

Representative Democracy for Facebook


In a new essay from pioneering cyberlaw scholars David R. Johnson, David Post, and Marc Rotenberg entitled Governing Online Spaces, they argue that Facebook would benefit from user participation albeit not from the system the company once proposed. Earlier Facebook...

Liberating 990 Data


For more, see Noveck and Goroff, Information for Impact: Liberating Nonprofit Sector Data. Link (PDF) Every year in the United States approximately 1.5 million registered tax-exempt organizations file a version of the “Form 990” with the IRS and state tax...

Speed Dating for Social Change


Today we had our first class of sixty unbelievably energized grad students and one brave undergrad in Gov 3.0 @ NYU. We got them out of their seats to meet one another and "speed date for social change" to the...

Government 3.0


The future of our society will depend on how we respond to the crisis of governance. Governance -- the way we provide public goods, services, and solve problems collectively -- is broken. Confidence in government is at an all time...

Flipping the Classroom


This course is an experiment. We are "flipping the classroom." Instead of passive learning in class, we'll record lectures by leading thinkers and doers working on government innovation to watch at home supplemented by relevant readings. This frees up time...

Future of Government Talks at TED: Cameron, Noveck, Pahlka, Shirky


Wiki Gov Now Out on Kindle


Kindle edition.

TED Blog on The Open Government Revolution or The Day After the Arab Spring


Helen Walters wrote up my talk at TEDGlobal under the catchy heading Demand a More Open Source Government. That was the title of one of my first speeches when I worked in the White House. But using the O-word in...

Open Data: The Democratic Imperative


Reposted from Crooked Timber as part of an Open Data Symposium with Henry Farrell (blogger at Crooked Timber) Steven Berlin Johnson (author of Emergence, Where Good Ideas Come From, and the forthcoming Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a...

Crowdsourcing Governance


[Video intro ends at 52 seconds; Intro by Dr. Gref ends at 2'18; Speech ends at 11'15; then Q&A] These remarks have been edited from a 9-minute speech made in Moscow on November 12, 2011 at the 170th anniversary of...

Club de Madrid: Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy


Last week the Club de Madrid, the non-profit organization composed of 80 democratic former Presidents and Prime Ministers from 56 different countries, held its annual meeting in New York. The theme was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. Irving Wladawsky-Berger...

Evolving Democracy for the 21st Century


Network technology has irrevocably changed campaigning and elections. It has the potential to transform governance and the workings of our democracy for the better. These improvements, however, have been slow in coming. Innovations in governance have been thwarted by politics...

Open Video Conference 2011 at New York Law School: Opening Remarks on 9/11


Remarks at Open Video Conference 2011, as delivered. Good morning. My name is Beth Noveck. I am a professor of law here, the founder of your host the Institute for Information Law and Policy and I once had a job...

Improving Government Data Collection


by Jim Hendler and Beth Noveck Both Congress and the White House have taken initial steps toward creating greater transparency in reporting federal spending. While preliminary, these efforts could have a far-reaching impact on how governments collect and publish data...

Wiki Hen Hao


Defining Open Government


credit: John Klossner, Federal Computer Week. Originally printed here. The following post is a new and improved version of What's in a Name: Good Gov and Open Gov recently posted on HuffPo: Recently the White House launched a new website...

ORGPedia: The Open Organizational Data Project


Updated April 19 Clarification: The following are notes of the March 30th workshop at the Sloan Foundation and reflect the views expressed by participants in the workshop not my opinions. For more on ORGPedia, see the new ORGPedia project page...

Why Cutting E-Gov Funding Threatens American Jobs


The House of Representatives is proposing cutbacks to the E-Gov fund to reduce it down to $2 million. Without the funding, the USA will not be able to maintain the national spending data portal ( and the national data transparency...

The "Open Interview" Experiment: Conversation with Laurence Millar, Former New Zealand CIO


I'm trying something new. As a condition for granting any interviews, I'm now quid pro quo asking to interview the interviewer. I find that reporters and writers often have more breadth of knowledge about a field than anyone else. And...