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Ignoring the ROI of Openness

I am back from Berlin, where we were discussing at the google collaboratory how to evaluate the impact of open government. While the excitement about enterprise 2.0, government 2.0, and open government has been building, critical voices in organizations have … Continue reading

19. July 2010 by Philipp
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My Talk at the ISPRAT CIO Conference in Vienna

I am just coming back from a wonderful day of debate with Germany’s and Austria’s top policy makers in the information technology field. The conference headlined by the new German CIO was titled Information and Communication Technologies as Strategic Instruments … Continue reading

12. May 2010 by Philipp
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State of the eUnion: Government 2.0 and Onwards

Just in time for the EU minsterial conference in Malmö, John Gotze brought together some of the most prominent thought leaders, including Don Tapscott, Tim O’Reilly and Lawrence Lessig, in the emerging field of Government 2.0 (“thinking government as a … Continue reading

20. November 2009 by Philipp
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Distributed Leadership for Open Value Creation

Distributed leadership is an important puzzle piece for making open value creation work. The internet gives us the tools to create open value, but that does not mean we will all be great at using them. In the following MIT-lecture, … Continue reading

08. October 2009 by Philipp
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The Logic of Open Value Creation

In 2009 we are confronted with new public policy and management approaches in mediated policy initiation and formulation (Obama’s Open Government Initiative), distributed intelligence gathering (the US intelligence communities Intellipedia), crowdsourcing of accountability (The Guardian’s British Parliament invoice scandal platform), … Continue reading

11. August 2009 by Philipp
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Strategizing Radical Transparency

Sometimes very simple ideas are counter-intuitive. Radical transparency clearly is one of them. Let me define the concept, ask why one would want (not) to go “radically transparent,” and how to implement the strategy. What is radical transparency? Radical transparency … Continue reading

21. July 2009 by Philipp
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World 2.0: Political Theory in Network Society

Political theory asks the question how do we create the good life? How good are historical and contemporary forms of governance and what can we do in order to improve governance for our contemporary and future societies? How do we … Continue reading

12. June 2009 by Philipp
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A New Governance Paradigm?

Yesterday, Vivek Kundra launched several open government initiatives, most importantly the site Data.gov. It makes raw governmental data available in machine-readable format and allows users to build applications with the data. This type of governance by opening up (radical transparency … Continue reading

22. May 2009 by Philipp
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One Rank to Rule them All: The Politics of Benchmarking

[Guestblog by Alexander Schellong] Almost a decade ago, the EU Commission started to measure the eGovernment progress of its member states (now 27) and select other countries. Whenever the new edition is published, the survey receives a lot of media … Continue reading

20. May 2009 by Philipp
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Bread and Games 2.0 (guest article)

This is a guest post by Sebastian Haselbeck. I recently wrote a critical comment on Philipp’s blog entry on a note by Ed Felten. Click here to read the original blog post. It dealt with the understanding of open government … Continue reading

19. April 2009 by Sebastian Haselbeck
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