Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice
by Daniel Lathrop, Laurel Ruma
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 431
In a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone, how can the government leverage this openness to improve its operations and increase citizen participation and awareness? Through a collection of essays and case studies, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.
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