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The system is broke - we need to fix it. Open Government has the opportunity to re-build the trust needed between politicians and citizens to make their communities better than they are. An open gov ...

The system is broke - we need to fix it. Open Government has the opportunity to re-build the trust needed between politicians and citizens to make their communities better than they are. An open gov framework focusing on principles of transparency, accountability and citizen participation allows strategic directions to be set and innovative initiatives to address the goals of the framework.

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    Openness - repairing the Government - Citizen Divide Openness - repairing the Government - Citizen Divide Presentation Transcript

    • Openness - repairing the Government – Citizen Divide Vancouver, British Columbia December 4, 2013. Jury Konga, Principal eGovFutures Group
    • Let’s talk open … Jury Konga Open by Design TM 2
    • Open … Government …? Jury Konga Open by Design TM 3
    • The Times … AGAIN & AGAIN & AGAIN! Jury Konga Open by Design TM 4
    • Open Government - the journey begins  Freedom of Information as the start-up • Stockholm, Sweden December 1766 • Grew … U.S. (1966), Canada Access to Info (1983) • Balance – access with privacy • Federal -> Province (FOIPPA) ->Municipalities Jury Konga Open by Design TM 5
    • One watershed moment … Open Government - journey gains momentum Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies SUBJECT: Transparency and Open Government January 21, 2009. September 20, 2011. Another watershed moment … Jury Konga Open by Design TM 6
    • Open Government - pervasive and growing Open Government Partnership Open Data Portals Jury Konga Open by Design TM 7
    • Open Government - related NGO community Open Knowledge Foundation Sunlight Foundation Jury Konga Open by Design TM Open Data Institute World Wide Web Foundation The Open Institute 8
    • Re-thinking government Governance Crowdsourcing Can we all govern? 2008 Circa 2004 “There are more knowledgeable people outside your organization than inside” Innovation Jury Konga Open by Design TM 9
    • Our Common goal Does not Change - Personal to Global Wellbeing Personal Source: Health and Wellbeing UK Jury Konga Open by Design TM Community Global Source: Wellbeing Toronto 10
    • Futures Jury Konga Open by Design TM Where are we headed? 11
    • Futures - City 2.0 TED 2012 Winner - Not to an individual, but to an idea “The City 2.0 is the city of the future… a future in which more than ten billion people on planet Earth must somehow live sustainably… a real-world upgrade tapping into humanity’scollective wisdom. The City 2.0 promotes innovation, education, culture, and economic opportunity… eases the environmental pressure on the world’s rural areas… “The City 2.0 is a place of beauty, wonder, excitement, inclusion, dive rsity,Jury Konga life.” Open by Design TM The City 2.0 is the city that works.” 12
    • Futures - Smart/Intelligent Communities City of the Future Source: IDC Whitepaper on “Delivering Next Generation Citizen Services” Smart + Connected Communities Jury Konga Open by Design TM 13
    • Futures - Our “Connected Planet” Source: Don Tapscott - 2013 talk, the Tapscott Group Jury Konga Open by Design TM 14
    • Futures - real time Mobile World Global Sensor Feeds Source: NASA Jury Konga Open by Design TM Source: Shore-Designs.com Source: AutoGuide.com 15
    • Futures - Open Government Framework City of Kitchener DRAFT – For Community Discussion “Open Government leads to better governance and community engagement” Mayor Carl Zehr, City of Kitchener “This initiative provides the framework to allow staff to better serve and work with citizens” Dan Chapman, Deputy CAO & Open Government Lead, City of Kitchener Jury Konga Open by Design TM 16
    • Actions Open Government - How to get there? Jury Konga Open by Design TM 17
    • Open Data is foundational To Open Government Open Government Framework - Transparency Local Open Data examples G8 Open Data Charter “Open by Default” ACTION: Enhanced Policies Jury Konga Open by Design TM 18
    • Open Government Framework - Accountability  Some Considerations  Citizen Dashboard, City of Edmonton  Open Decisions - Processes with community participation points defined ACTION: New Processes & Reporting Jury Konga Open by Design TM 19
    • Strategy/Model Open Government Framework - Participation Multiple Channels Jury Konga Open by Design TM ACTION: Institutionalize Citizen Engagement 20
    • Moving Open Government forward - some key factors  Leadership … an imperative  Resources … focus on priorities  Collaboration … working together  Innovation … leveraging technology  Accessibility … inclusiveness Jury Konga Open by Design TM 21
    • Peace Leadership … asmall sampling Communications Social Change Jury Konga Open by Design TM Business Independence 22
    • Leadership … some civic examples Urban Renewal Vision Jury Konga Open by Design TM NYC Digital Leadership Transparency Innovation “Citizenville” 23
    • Leadership … a community approach  Hierarchy approach not effective  Different roles – ALL important, ALL needed  Like twitter – we’re all equal in the discussion Jury Konga Open by Design TM 24
    • Open Government - a shift in resources More Community … less government … more collaboration & partnering Jury Konga Open by Design TM 25
    • The Collaboration Continuum Source: New Zealand Engagement Guide Jury Konga Open by Design TM 26
    • The Collaboration Continuum - another Perspective  Variables • Themes • Scope • Geography Jury Konga Open by Design TM 27
    • Innovation - needs culture shift It’s OK to fail & learn … before we succeed Jury Konga Open by Design TM 28
    • Innovation - leveraging technology etc, etc, etc … Jury Konga Open by Design TM 29
    • Accessibility - Inclusiveness is key Address the diversity of the community … Jury Konga Open by Design TM 30
    • Open Government Framework - your current state?       Governance Policies Standards Processes Metrics Resources (people, tech & funding)  Community engagement Jury Konga Open by Design TM 31
    • Open Government Opportunities - Integrated Service Delivery Jury Konga Open by Design TM 32
    • Open Government Opportunities -One Stop Open Data Public Provincial External Data Linkages Find the data Municipal Service Share the data Federal OpenData.CA (e.g. World Bank) Academia, NonProfits, Commu nity Groups OpenStreetMap Evolved from Data Infrastructure model circa 1994 Community Updates OpenData. EARTH USE the data Source: Municipal Open Government Framework, 2010 www.slideshare.net/jkonga Jury Konga Open by Design TM 33
    • Open Government … the bottom-line - it’s about citizens, quality of life and community Reused with permission Municipality of Chatham-Kent Jury Konga Open by Design TM 34
    • Tomorrow’s Open Government … making the world a better place jkonga@sympatico.ca @jkonga www.slideshare.net/jurykonga