citizen engagement

 

citizen engagement

Call for Research Report Proposals 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 - 14:13
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Leaders who understand and can leverage effective management tools and practices are better prepared to execute on their priorities and see measurable, positive program results. The IBM Center for The Business of Government is committed to helping identify and distill the lessons learned from the past, identify current and new management initiatives and capacities that will be needed to address key challenges facing the country in this administration, and offer ideas on implementation.

Mobile Solutions Can Drive Citizen Engagement for Government

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 10:58
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:41
Lori Victor Feller, Mobile and Apple Partnership Leader, IBM Global Business Services, is the main blogger for this post.  

The Responsibility of Government in Building Civic Engagement

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 - 13:55
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 12:35
We should all see it as part of our civic duty to contribute toward the common good. However, many people do not connect with the governing process in a meaningful way. Perhaps this is where government can do more by further engaging citizens and driving civic awareness. Fortunately, there are a number of ways, already tested at multiple levels of government, that citizens can interact with public organizations and contribute to improved services for all.  Such examples are summarized below, and provide excellent models for government to enhance citizen engagement.

Helping Government Address Major Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 - 11:46
Effective and innovative approaches for managing people, processes, and technologies can support agencies to deliver critical missions effectively, bolstering the government’s ability to serve the citizen and protect the Nation. Enabling the public sector to deliver on mission priorities remains a major research theme of the IBM Center for The Business of Government.   Making this vital connection between outcomes that agencies strive f

The IBM Center’s Research Priorities: Supporting Key Missions of Government from the Transition to a New Administration

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 - 9:59
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 09:51
The IBM Center for The Business of Government is committed to helping identify and distill the lessons learned from the past, identify current and new management initiatives and capacities that will be needed to address key challenges facing the country in the next administration, and offer ideas on implementation.

Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government for the New Administration (Part II)

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 13:19
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Friday, March 4, 2016 - 12:04
Blog Co-Author: Alan Howze Part I of this blog described challenges to innovation. In this blog, we present key ideas, findings and recommendations that emerged from the discussion. Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness

Helping Government Address Major Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 - 11:21
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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 09:47
Enabling the public sector to deliver on mission priorities remains a major research theme of the IBM Center for The Business of Government.   Making this vital connection between outcomes that agencies strive for on behalf of the citizens they serve, and the good management needed to achieve those outcomes, is a critical link for effective government. 

Empowering Citizens with Money and Social Media

Monday, September 8th, 2014 - 9:42
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 09:25
Inspired by successful efforts in Brazil and other countries around the world, several U.S. communities have undertaken pilot efforts to allow citizens to directly decide how monies are spent in their neighborhoods.

Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 - 13:35
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It has since spread to 1,000 other cities worldwide and is gaining interest in U.S. cities as well. Dr. Gordon’s report offers an overview of the state of participatory budgeting, and the potential value of integrating the use of social media into the participatory process design. Her report details three case studies of U.S. communities that have undertaken participatory budgeting initiatives.  While these cases are relatively small in scope, they provide insights into what potential users need to consider if they wanted to develop their own initiatives.

Using Crowdsourcing In Government

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 12:46
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This trend has been inspired by similar efforts in the commercial world to design innovative consumer products or solve complex scientific problems, ranging from custom-designing T-shirts to mapping genetic DNA strands. The Obama administration, as well as many state and local governments, have adapted these crowdsourcing techniques with some success.
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