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What's Next for Open Government?

March 3, 2010
| Reports

On President Obama’s first day in office, he released a memo calling for “an unprecedented level of openness in Government” and increased “transparency, public participation, and collaboration.” After one year, has the impact of the use of technology for open government been substantive or inconsequential? In this WebMemo, ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro identifies strengths and weaknesses of the current open government initiatives and makes recommendations on how to make more effective use of technology.