Chris, Simon and Ade of this parish were part of a Guardian panel that debated consultation earlier this week. The write-up is here, but a couple of key comments that stood out for me were: Government consultation can learn from Wikipedia and how it manages excess data: I think there are two more elements that get […]
It’s too long to repost here, but this short thinkpiece from Delib Australia’s MD, Craig Thomler, is worth reading on the topic of policy formulation using online tools for engagement. It’s also available as a downloadable PDF.
Paul Clarke has pointed me to a recent piece of research (PDF) undertaken by Ctrl Shift for Consumer Focus. It’s called Digital Downsides, and considers ways in which new technologies and channel shift can harm the interests of consumers. The report is a good assessment of some of the potential downsides of digital development, arranged in […]