Here is some big news (a couple days late)! United Kingdom Cabinet Office Minister (for digital engagement) and Member of... View ArticleContinue reading
Power Of Information Report
Yesterday, I blogged about WriteToReply.org, a brand new site built by two smart and enterprising fellows to research online and... View ArticleContinue reading
U.K.’s Directgov.com rises to the occasion
Leena Rao at TechCrunch reports on how Directgov.com, the British government’s online portal providing information and services from across government,... View ArticleContinue reading
Back in July, I wrote about Show Us a Better Way, a contest set up by the United Kingdom’s Power... View ArticleContinue reading
Go read British Cabinet Officer Tom Watson's speech on the "Power of information" and imagine a Member of Congress making a similar speech on how technology can radically reinvent government. Imagine one of our presidential candidates making it (even Barack Obama, who has done the most thinking on this topic.) You can't. But maybe, if we pay more attention to our cousins across the pond, soon someone will.
I have a meeting with Watson in the middle of April. Can't wait.Continue reading