Civic Engagement and Open Innovation
A blog on the govloop website notes that in an environment with decreasing resources and often increasing expectations for government performance, local government innovators are springing up in cities across the country. People are working to make “government a platform”, providing the tools for citizens to engage with the city, tools which can be utilized to provide important feedback and promote volunteerism within their communities. The blogdiscusses success stories in three cities, the power of citizen engagement, and strategies for bringing open innovation to new cities.
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