Tag Archives: participation

The current discussion related to eGovernment and participation is deteriorating continuously, as it focuses on the present primary use of social media: a “Like” or short Tweet with a maximum 140 characters. However, the much spoken of and desired participation … Continue reading

Examined from a bird’s eye perspective, reports on Open Government give a thoroughly positive impression: Open Government creates transparency, Open Government enhances citizen orientation, Open Government enables citizen participation, Open Government provides free data, etc.

One pillar of what is conceptionally understood as open government, is collaboration (the others being transparency and participation, according to the model established by the Obama Memo, read here). Experts advocate in this context not only collaboration between governments and … Continue reading