What is Policy Analysis 2.0? This is the term we use for the application of collaborative social tools to the internal process of problem identification and solution generation. Whether that activity is formally called “policy analysis” or not, the purpose is to focus on the people inside an organization and how they can use social [...]
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Decision-making is hard, and it can often be made harder still when the issue or environment is complex. Profound uncertainty, rapid emergence and multiple issue interconnectedness are some of the features of a complex policy environment that challenge public policy makers. One approach to dealing with complexity in a policy context is horizontality, the act [...]
A draft The final version of my doctoral dissertation is now available for download. This document will be was defended on December 18 2012 at the University of Victoria. The abstract is below. To download the full document, please enter your email address below and the download link will be sent to you or you can download it [...]
The SPSS data file (with some variables removed to avoid the risk of de-anonymization) that provides much of the empirical basis for “Towards Policy Analysis 2.0″ is available to interested researchers. To download the file, please enter your email address below and the download link to the file surveyresponses.sav will be sent to you. Please note [...]
Where is policy analysis – that particular internal public sector communications function, that’s not limited to the public sector but is certainly endemic to it – heading in the context of Web 2.0?
The objective of these PolicyWiki Workshops is to expose students and practitioners of the briefing note process to a different mode of operation – the starting, constructing and completing of policy briefings in a collaborative, computer-supported environment.
Notes from a Director’s Dialogue Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 12:00- – 1:30 p.m. Room A373 (Tom Shoyama Boardroom) School of Public Administration Human and Social Development Building University of Victoria – Victoria, BC, Canada Collaborative Urban Planning: Applications of the Auckland Experience to Vancouver Island