From "Open data: many words, contradictions, and no investment"

On Mon, July 1, 2013, in Articles , Open Links , Reports , by Ernesto Belisario

Perhaps not everyone knows that, during the G8 summit held in the UK on 17 and 18 June, the Heads of State and Government of those who were once called "the 8 most industrialized countries of the World" also spoke of innovation and Open Data. And you are not limited to [...]

From Chefuturo: "Wi-fi and surroundings: because it is the decree of the dis-make the Digital Agenda"

On Wed, June 26, 2013, in Articles , Read old and new , Open Government , by Ernesto Belisario

Riccardo (Luna, the director of "CheFuturo", ed), often scolds me - jokingly, I know - to be an innovator but enthusiastic "pessimistic" in the sense that I do not expect that innovation (and, in particular, Internet and digital) to receive from the ruling class of this country the fundamental impulse of which - for years - has [...]

Tech.Law: "Del Gattopardo, or the" decree of doing "Italian style and innovation"

On Thu, June 20, 2013, in Articles , Read old and new , Messages , by Ernesto Belisario

Déjà vu, already seen. This is the dominant feeling that you are reading the news in recent days relating to the measures of the Government in the field of innovation and Letta Digital Agenda and the draft of the so-called "decree of doing" Saturday night approved by the Government. And I say with a pinch of, undisguised, disappointment. I confess that, [...]

Save the date: June 19, 2013 - "Under the transparency, no"

On Fri, June 14, 2013, in Courses , Read old and new , Open Government , Open Links , Reports , by Ernesto Belisario

There's Something for transparency. On paper, following Legislative Decree no. N.33 of 2013 transparency is an obligation, a duty and right in every activity of government, called today to give an account at all levels on how it is managed public affairs. But to what extent? For citizens, has anything changed? A [...]

"The right to knowledge of public acts" (the episode of FaiNotizia)

On Sun, 9 June 2013, in Articles , Read old and new , Open Government , Notifications , by Ernesto Belisario

Whoever follows me on blogs and social, it will be realized that in recent weeks the issue of administrative transparency in our country has kept me very busy. In my opinion, this is an issue that should be of interest not only the insiders and Public Administration, but must be brought to the attention [...]

The parties are not able to change the electoral law? Let's try the crowdsourcing

On Sun, May 26, 2013, in Open Government , Open Links , by Ernesto Belisario

For years, political parties and their leaders say they intend to change the electoral law (the so-called "porcellum") as well as wanting to change the rules on party financing. Yet, in spite of interviews and speeches ostentino this priority until now have not approved any real reform. It seems clear we are [...]

The butterfly effect

On Tue, May 14, 2013, in Articles , Blogging , E-government , by Ernesto Belisario

For years, I dedicate myself to the dissemination and training in the field of digital administration. After so long, we wonder whether, and to what extent, their efforts will have an impact on society, if society somehow internalize the work that we decide to take up. A universal answer obviously do not have, however, often come [...]

Transparency Camp 2013

On Sat, May 4, 2013, in Courses , Open Government , Open Links , Reports , by Ernesto Belisario

There are many ways to spend the first weekend of May: at the beach or to the park, shopping or working on the arrears of the week. I, however, this weekend is spent in Washington DC, at George Washington University, where he holds the "Transparency Camp" one of the most important conferences in the field of Open Data and Open [...]

Repetita Juvante: "The Ten Commandments of digital PA"

On Wed, 1 May 2013, in Courses , E-government , Open Government , Notifications , by Ernesto Belisario

Thanks to my friend Mark Martin, I covered the video of my speech three years ago when - in a provocative way - had stated the "10 Commandments of Public Administration digital." The most modern and i found them yet, since it's been a long time, I republish below. And I ask you: why is it still so relevant?