A British Take on 'The Next Age of Government'
Last month, when I spoke to e-communications firm Delib founder Chris Quigley (who filmed a short documentary about President Obama's Open Government memo one ...
Last month, when I spoke to e-communications firm Delib founder Chris Quigley (who filmed a short documentary about President Obama's Open Government memo one year later), he told me that this same memo may have impacted government leaders across the pond.
A potential case in point: U.K. Conservative Party leader David Cameron's TEDTalk on "The Next Age of Government."
If you're not familiar with TEDTalks, they are videos from speakers often representing or discussing a topic of interest within at least one of three spheres: technology, entertainment and design. Topics can vary greatly; many of them could be influential, inspiring and potential useful to government officials looking for unique points-of-view. This 14-minute video outlines how Cameron sees government transparency as a way to improve peoples' well-being.
Cameron's talk, taped in London, is a bit U.S.-centric and included the Missouri Accountability Portal and the Chicago Police Department's ClearMap as examples of transparency and accountability. To view the whole talk, click below. For more TEDTalks, click here.
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