Our scientists are publishing sophisticated data visualisations for policymakers to use. But are policymakers using them? ... I interview Annie White and Nil Tuzcu of Harvard’s Growth Lab about their use of data visualisations for policymaking... summarise the resulting guidance we’re giving Knowledge4Policy publishers.
Some sites are a victim of their own initial success. A decade after launching, an EC community platform was struggling to remain relevant. Over the intervening years it had offered a flexible, powerful publishing solution to many different parts of the EC...
Managing a Medium Publication to share our the journey as we build Knowledge4Policy: "share our experiences … as transparently as possible, and invite ideas and perspectives from experts in evidence-based policymaking around the world"
Recently I and others... identified additional technologies... (auto-summary, sentiment analysis, etc.) to make ‘machine-assisted human curation’ even more useful.... to build bridges across Europe.
Bad news for “jean-wearing Post It Note wranglers” everywhere... the UK’s Government Digital Service “left huge swathes of the British government in disarray… [replacing] useful online services with trendy webpages bereft of useful information“... GDS has been rather influential in Brussels, so a sign of things to come?
Project manager and architect of a successful pilot to reorganise EUROPA along thematic lines, so people could figure out What the EC did, Why and How, in areas of interest to them, without studying its labyrinthine internal structure.