Make it easy to connect and shareFind others in the Public Service
Non-profit organization with broad representation to explore and propose. Connect interested parties in a safe and reliable way:Stimulate conversation and idea exchangeTry and create the conditions for synergistic emergence. Identify, capture and share/surface best practicesInterpretation and adoption of Standards across vendorsAssist in developing effective and value added uses for Open DataCharter defining role and methods for achievementHow transparent can we be? Strong governance model/decision process requiredShare responsibility (and credit)Reach out alwaysIterate, iterate, iterateInclusive and strategicTop down and bottom up
GamificationComplex adaptive system – Individuals using simple rules, acting for their own reasons create an adaptive system.Interactions, relationships within the context of the network result in dynamic knowledge sharing. (Robeson, 2009)Employ social technologies:Connect all health professionals in CanadaNo personal health dataOpen and closed groups of all typesMultiple layers of security and veracityMake it easy to join, easy to share Design for the six components of a complex adaptive system: Self organization Emergence RelationshipsFeedback Adaptability Non-Linearity
Virtual Government Network at PS Engage 2011
1980’s Advertising, Teaching & Learning
1990’s Clue train manifesto, Web 1.0
2000’s Change consulting, PS EX2
2010’s Gov 2.0, Everything is miscellaneous
Government of Canada
EX 2 @ TBS – CIOB
GCPEDIA - Knowledge & People
Knowledge exchange networks
Information & collaboration support
Health, Agriculture, Social Services, Standards…
Complexity theory & social media for knowledge
networks in Canadian Health
Virtual Government Network
What if we could unleash the cognitive surplus
of the entire Public Service?
Connect all jurisdictions across
all levels and all disciplines?
PEILess than 1% pop
1-5 % pop
10-15 % pop
Less than 1% pop
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Health Jurisdictions.
1. Create a non-profit organization with
broad representation to explore & propose.
2. Connect interested parties:
Conversation and idea exchange
Design for synergistic emergence
What would be most valuable to share?
Explore standards across vendors
Value added uses for Open Data
THERE ARE LOTS OF NETWORKS
This is not about building software.
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
Open idea collection, sharing and ranking?
Safe professional networking?
Visualization of current multi-level government
Standardized social engagement services?
Input from citizens?