Over Summer and Autumn 2014 Bigger Boat asked the question “How can we get more people involved, in more meaningful ways, in the governance of the public realm?” We engaged leaders in the field of Open Government in the UK and internationally to understand both the challenges they face, and the strategies developed to address them.
Through this research the team interviewed over 40 pioneers across the field of Open Government to discover the world through their eyes. The insights here reflect their understanding of the challenges they face, as well as the vision they hold for what is possible.
You can read the A Bigger Boat for Open Government Final Report by clicking here.
Our approach has been to listen deeply, and turn the wisdom of those who are closest to a problem into new and never-considered ways to take collective action. The product is not a report. It is a call to action from those leading the way in the sector who are ready to step into their true potential.
In terms of next steps for A Bigger Boat For Open Government we plan to: