ePetitions

Inevitable post on Localism Bill

It’s almost obligatory to write something about the new Localism Bill – after all it's going to have a huge effect on the world of local government - and I suppose the real question is exactly how local is it? Before saying anything else, I have to agree with Anthony from DemSoc who blogged about exactly ...

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Public-i ePetitions list

We've been busy customising our ePetition product for local authorities across the country in order to meet the 15th December deadline set by the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. In total, we now have 30 different authorities using the Public-i ePetitions system. I'd like to say a big thanks to those involved here - ...

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Open… Open data, Open source, open practice

There is much talk about what openness means to government and as we become a networked society that conversation is only going to become louder and more significant. Open data will be a fundamental building block for any government that wants to stay relevant and in touch with its citizens. Yes, the next few years ...

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Open source – or why we did a load of work and then gave it away for free

This post previously appeared on my own blog (curiouscatherine) but I thought it would feel more at home here. We (that's the Public-i 'we' not a royal one) have recently put our ePetitions software into an open source repository (full details on this can be found here). I know this is a little off topic ...

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