By adopting an integrated approach, government – operating as a platform for service delivery – can pursue fundamental, systemic solutions to social problems.
Category Archives: Data for Social Good
March 1, 2017: What’s community mapping and how can we leverage it to drive civic engagement? Learn about The St. Louis Map Room, a pop-up community space for map-making and dialogue around civic data.
We were pleased to host Steve Case, Chairman of the Case Foundation and Revolution, to give his book talk on his “The Third Wave.”
How can we build a more innovative government in the next presidential administration? Hear about our recommendations in our latest report.
Georgetown University’s Beeck Center Expands Team; Obama Administration Top Official Carlos Monje Jr. Joins as Senior Fellow
We need more than tools to create a 21st century government. It requires focusing on the nuts and bolts of governing, investing in a management structure, and allowing for innovations to scale.
After years of watching Washington policymakers fight over the budget and the deficit, I think it’s past time for us to acknowledge that these conversations — about the fiscal cliff, the debt ceiling, and so on — are simply missing the point.
There is much discussion about the precise opportunities for integrating digital tools or information communication technologies (ICTs) into the political sphere.
Cities are gaining momentum as incubators for innovation. There is much excitement about the idea of cities as “laboratories of democracy.” As a result, cities can learn best practices from one another. Sharing this information can build a strong foundation to amplify and encourage experimentation.
In the 2012 presidential election, 18 to 29 year olds made up over 21 percent of the eligible voting population. Despite this, only 50 percent of millennials voted. In the recent midterm elections, only 13 percent of millennials voted.