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How Openness can transform society

How Openness can transform society

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“Governments in Europe have been spending money for years on improving the availability of services online, and uptake was always below expectations... citizens didn’t want to use the online platform. The idea was to digitise a process without improving it.”...
there is a much bigger prize ... an opportunity to use the internet as a platform for citizens’ engagement ... harness the innovative drive of digital start-ups in pursuit of social good...
requires a commitment to openness... opening up democratic decision-making to greater citizen participation; opening ... social innovation to a wider community ... help governments gain insight into the needs of their citizens... build trust in the political establishment...
innovative solutions often draw on collaboration between businesses, non-profit organisations and government...

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