Upgrading democracy

The internet is opening up new opportunities for democratic innovation: increasing access to the information citizens need to scrutinise politics and policy, and making it possible to dramatically widen the circle of inclusion in policy debate. The Centre for Policy Development is hosting an ongoing discussion on how to make the most of these opportunities.

Case Study: Collaborating with the Crowd for Better Policy Development

Mark Elliot, Darren Sharp and Matt Cooperrider from Collabforge draw on their experience with successful collaborative policy development projects to provide guidelines for effective community engagement in the policy process.