Demos for Democracy, featuring Screendoor

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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.

Screendoor: supercharged forms online

On February 12, 2015 we had a conversation with Joshua Goldstein, CEO of the Department of Better Technology about   Screendoor, the flagship product of the Department of Better Technology. Screendoor is dedicated to make software that helps governments and non-profits better serve their communities. With Screendoor anyone can build forms using their free form editor, collect responses via web and mobile, and collaboratively sort, rank, and evaluate the responses.

What: Watch our video to find out what Screendoor is, how it works, the process of its design and how can the platform be used for social good.

About Josh: Joshua Goldstein is the CEO of Department of Better Technology. Before joining the company, he worked for the World Bank Group, Google and UNICEF Innovations, helping governments use technology to become more effective and inclusive. He helped launch Code for Kenya, and co-founded Apps4Africa. He has training in computational social science, and is a nutrition and endurance nerd. He has completed several ultra-marathons.

Twitter handle: @dobtco

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