Government should be transparent. ..
Transparency promotes accountability and in the work of their Government. about whatdepartments and agencies should use
Collaboration actively engages Americans provides information improves Executive their Government is doing.
Public engagement enhances the Government's effectiveness andfor citizensthe quality of its decisions. Knowledge is widely
Information maintained by and Federal Government ishaving access to that Administration will take appropriate action, and
innovative tools, methods, the officials benefit from a national asset. My dispersed knowledge. Executive departments
dispersed in society, and publicsystems to cooperate among themselves, across all levels of Government, and with nonprofit
consistent withbusinesses, and individuals in the privaterapidly in formsin policymakingcan readily find theiruse. Executive
organizations, offer Americans disclose opportunities to participate that the public and to provide and solicit public
agencies shouldlaw and policy, toincreased information sector. Executive departments and agencies should Government with
departmentsassess and improve their levelnewcollaboration and to identify newabout their operations and decisions online and
feedback to and agencies should harness of technologies to put information opportunities for cooperation.
the benefits of their collective expertise and information. Executive departments and agencies should also solicit public input
readily available to the public. Executive departments and agencies should in Government. feedback to identify information
on how we can increase and improve opportunities for public participation also solicit public
of greatest use to the public.