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Public engagement. Public empowerment. Thoughts on possibility for Government 2.0 Stephen Collins acid labs
Connect? Share? Learn?
<ul><li>everything and anything is possible   – ask why and why not and expect a real answer
there are no bad ideas   – just different ones
passive consumption is pointless   – do tweet, blog, comment, challenge and ask as  you get out of this what you put in </...
Where have we been?
Just do as we’re told
They want to talk
<ul><li>a citizen and a service provider
a researcher and the information
a citizen and a public servant
a citizen and her information
a citizen and her experience with the government </li></ul>http://www.horsepigcow.com/2007/05/25/government-20-butterfly-w...
Where are we?
We could be  so much further  on.
Hope
Was this the moment it all changed?
Office of Public Engagement http://whitehouse.gov/ope/
“ Our commitment to openness means more than simply informing the American people about how decisions are made. It means r...
Overheard at breakfast
“ ... get out there on Twitter and Facebook and whatever.”
A big deal
Not here.... yet.
Where are we now?
Just talk  with  us! http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/305410323/
Epic fail...
“ ...change has depleted the resources that were once provided by... older, denser forms of association.” Michael Pusey Th...
Participate or be  hyperisolated
Trusted sources
“ Hyperconnectivity begets hypermimesis begets hyperempowerment.” Mark Pesce Hyperpolitics (American Style) http://blog.fu...
Power to the people
This  doesn’t fit  the 21st Century
“ The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.” Gilmore's Law
Ermmm... http://www.flickr.com/photos/85113745@N00/483650725
Keeping check
Why by third parties?
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Direct  access
“ I'm a great believer in these collaborative technologies opening up some tremendous possibilities for better government....
Is the message getting to the doers?
Embrace the change
#s92a http://www.geekzone.co.nz/blog.asp?postid=6247
#nocleanfeed http://www.flickr.com/photos/allyeska/3371427471/ . Used with permission.
It’s always 20/20 looking back
#publicsphere http://dld.anu.edu.au/public-sphere
Engaged + accessible = more social capital
Reboot the model
#gov20camp http://barcamp.org/Government20Camp
Many options http://blog.gc20.ca/index.php/2009/04/types-of-web-20-government/
Use good tools.
Us Now http://usnowfilm.com
Build skills
“ ...in the hyperconnected world, engagement is predicated on understanding and utilising social media.” Jason Ryan State ...
Best possible outcomes
FTW!
They already know the way
Open data
Information wants to be free(ish)
“ Government data prepared for public reuse should be offered in multiple-formats, be machine-readable and adhere as close...
Free data has superpowers
Portable, sharable, managed data
“ Raw data now!” © TED/Asa Mathat http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html
Discoverability http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/04/adding-search-power-to-public-data.html
Global implications http://www.nationmaster.com /,  http://www.wolframalpha.com /
Public safety http://www.google.com.au/landing/victorianbushfires/
CDC social media tools http://www.cdc.gov/socialmedia/h1n1/
WHO social media http://twitter.com/whonews WHO social media tools
http://healthmap.org/en HealthMap
Where are  our  great examples?
Governance, yes. Dumbocracy, no.
Less bureaucracy = greater momentum http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/02/google-health-first-look.html
You say you want a revolution* * With apologies to the Beatles
Time to engage here
It’s coming
Hand-in-hand
More information. More and better sources.
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Public engagement. Public empowerment.

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My keynote from GOVIS 09 - http://govis.org.nz/conference2009/govis-2009-conference-handbook.htm

It looks at possibilities and the opportunities offered by a shift in practice in government engagement - Government 2.0.

Full transcript and comments at http://acidlabs.org/2009/05/21/public-engagement-public-empowerment/.

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Public engagement. Public empowerment.

  1. Public engagement. Public empowerment. Thoughts on possibility for Government 2.0 Stephen Collins acid labs
  2. Connect? Share? Learn?
  3. <ul><li>everything and anything is possible – ask why and why not and expect a real answer
  4. there are no bad ideas – just different ones
  5. passive consumption is pointless – do tweet, blog, comment, challenge and ask as you get out of this what you put in </li></ul>The new rules
  6. Where have we been?
  7. Just do as we’re told
  8. They want to talk
  9. <ul><li>a citizen and a service provider
  10. a researcher and the information
  11. a citizen and a public servant
  12. a citizen and her information
  13. a citizen and her experience with the government </li></ul>http://www.horsepigcow.com/2007/05/25/government-20-butterfly-wing-storm/ Tara’s architecture for Government 2.0
  14. Where are we?
  15. We could be so much further on.
  16. Hope
  17. Was this the moment it all changed?
  18. Office of Public Engagement http://whitehouse.gov/ope/
  19. “ Our commitment to openness means more than simply informing the American people about how decisions are made. It means recognizing that government does not have all the answers, and that public officials need to draw on what citizens know.”
  20. Overheard at breakfast
  21. “ ... get out there on Twitter and Facebook and whatever.”
  22. A big deal
  23. Not here.... yet.
  24. Where are we now?
  25. Just talk with us! http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/305410323/
  26. Epic fail...
  27. “ ...change has depleted the resources that were once provided by... older, denser forms of association.” Michael Pusey The Experience of Middle Australia http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521658446
  28. Participate or be hyperisolated
  29. Trusted sources
  30. “ Hyperconnectivity begets hypermimesis begets hyperempowerment.” Mark Pesce Hyperpolitics (American Style) http://blog.futurestreetconsulting.com/?p=61
  31. Power to the people
  32. This doesn’t fit the 21st Century
  33. “ The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.” Gilmore's Law
  34. Ermmm... http://www.flickr.com/photos/85113745@N00/483650725
  35. Keeping check
  36. Why by third parties?
  37. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
  38. Direct access
  39. “ I'm a great believer in these collaborative technologies opening up some tremendous possibilities for better government.” Lindsay Tanner Australian Finance Minister http://www.australianit.news.com.au/story/0,,25428629-5013040,00.html
  40. Is the message getting to the doers?
  41. Embrace the change
  42. #s92a http://www.geekzone.co.nz/blog.asp?postid=6247
  43. #nocleanfeed http://www.flickr.com/photos/allyeska/3371427471/ . Used with permission.
  44. It’s always 20/20 looking back
  45. #publicsphere http://dld.anu.edu.au/public-sphere
  46. Engaged + accessible = more social capital
  47. Reboot the model
  48. #gov20camp http://barcamp.org/Government20Camp
  49. Many options http://blog.gc20.ca/index.php/2009/04/types-of-web-20-government/
  50. Use good tools.
  51. Us Now http://usnowfilm.com
  52. Build skills
  53. “ ...in the hyperconnected world, engagement is predicated on understanding and utilising social media.” Jason Ryan State Services Commission
  54. Best possible outcomes
  55. FTW!
  56. They already know the way
  57. Open data
  58. Information wants to be free(ish)
  59. “ Government data prepared for public reuse should be offered in multiple-formats, be machine-readable and adhere as closely as possible to lightweight standards.” Vivek Kundra US Government CIO http://www.gcn.com/Articles/2009/04/29/Kundra-talks-data-gov.aspx
  60. Free data has superpowers
  61. Portable, sharable, managed data
  62. “ Raw data now!” © TED/Asa Mathat http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html
  63. Discoverability http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/04/adding-search-power-to-public-data.html
  64. Global implications http://www.nationmaster.com /, http://www.wolframalpha.com /
  65. Public safety http://www.google.com.au/landing/victorianbushfires/
  66. CDC social media tools http://www.cdc.gov/socialmedia/h1n1/
  67. WHO social media http://twitter.com/whonews WHO social media tools
  68. http://healthmap.org/en HealthMap
  69. Where are our great examples?
  70. Governance, yes. Dumbocracy, no.
  71. Less bureaucracy = greater momentum http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/02/google-health-first-look.html
  72. You say you want a revolution* * With apologies to the Beatles
  73. Time to engage here
  74. It’s coming
  75. Hand-in-hand
  76. More information. More and better sources.
  77. Empower. Engage.
  78. Yes we must © Scout Tufankjian, http://www.scouttufankjian.com /
  79. Imagine http://www.flickr.com/photos/midnight_trucker/376653652/
  80. License http://www.slideshare.net/trib http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
  81. Like the cool pictures? Mostly from iStockphoto.com and Flickr. Others as marked, used by permission or under fair use provisions.
  82. Stephen “trib” Collins [email_address] +61 410 680722 skype trib22 twitter trib www.acidlabs.org

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