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A collection of panel discussions, keynote addresses, expert interviews, and contributed essays exploring the potential of open, mobile and social technologies in ensuring participatory, accountable, and effective governance. Drawing from the rich conversations at Design Public 5, open data solutions, … Continue reading
We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … Continue reading
Public institutions are often criticized as being bureaucratic, inefficient, or ineffective at fulfilling the purposes they are designed to do, compared with private, user-centric, industries. Often in the case of public institutions, individuals have no opportunity to choose a better … Continue reading
The many revolutions happening around the world, from Ramlila Maidan to Tahrir Square, have been, or are being, at least in part fueled and propelled by the technologies we use, especially online social media. And at the same time, governments … Continue reading
By Aditya Dev Sood At the Design Public Conclave, we are concerned to explore how Innovation serves or is related to the Public Interest. In order to address that large question, however, we must first consider what we might mean … Continue reading
By Aditya Dev Sood The classic theory of innovation is provided in economic terms by Joseph Schumpeter, who listed several different kinds of changes that could be brought about through entrepreneurial activity. These include the discovery and creation of new … Continue reading