German Informatics Calls for Open Government


Open Governance is the topic of the latest position paper published by German Informatics (GI). This paper analyses how information and communication technology (ICT) can contribute to greater transparency and sustainability of government and public administration. More particularly social media and Web 2.0 technologies offer new opportunities for citizens to collaborate and interact with government. However it appears government are in most cases unprepared to use these new tools. Read the Open Government Position Paper (Available in German)