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Demos for Democracy, featuring Ontodia

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. Ontodia: open data for all!  On January 15, 2015 we had a conversation Ontodia’s co-founder, Joel Natividad. Ontodia provides solutions […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring A2J Author

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. “A2J Author: making the law work for everyone” On December 18, 2014, we had a conversation with Alex […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring the Open Science Framework

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. Open Science Framework: increasing openness, integrity and reproducibility of scientific research On December 12, 2014, we had a conversation […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring DemocracyOS

  The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. “DemocracyOS: upgrading democracy for the Internet era” On December 4, 2014 we had a conversation with Pia […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring Loomio

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. Loomio: collaborative decision-making and democratic organizing On november 6, 2014, we had a conversation with Ben Knight about Loomio, an open […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring Opasnet

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. “Opasnet: open science-based assessments for decision-makers” On October 30,2014, we had a conversation with Jouni Tuomisto about Opasnet, a wiki-based […]

Is Crowdsourcing the right tool for your project?

An expert system approach to knowledge management and expertise sharing Generally speaking, crowdsourcing is the process in which an individual, an institution, or an organization proposes to another group of individuals the voluntary undertaking of a participative online activity. Through crowdsourcing governments and organizations have effectively leveraged the collective intelligence of online communities to serve […]

Demos for Democracy, featuring Discourse

The GovLab presents Demos for Democracy, an ongoing series of live, interactive online demos featuring designers and builders of the latest innovative governance platforms, tools or methods to foster greater openness and collaboration to how we govern. Discourse: re-imagining online conversations On October 21, 2014 we had a conversation with Jeff Atwood about Discourse, an open source discussion platform […]

Radical Innovation & Interdisciplinary Teams –EdBoard

The GovLab Editorial Board Meetings (“EdBoard”) showcase news and events that encourage thought and discussion about The GovLab’s work. EdBoard is a twice-weekly opportunity for The GovLab team to reflect on how approaches and technologies could help solve problems differently with an eye toward ensuring our work creates real-world impacts. More than anything, EdBoard is […]

Water Scarcity, Tech and Public Policy –EdBoard

The GovLab Editorial Board Meetings (“EdBoard”) showcase news and events that encourage thought and discussion about The GovLab’s work. EdBoard is a twice-weekly opportunity for The GovLab team to reflect on how approaches and technologies could help solve problems differently with an eye toward ensuring our work creates real-world impacts. More than anything, EdBoard is […]