December 2009

Added to the usual reviews of the year, I’ve even seen one review of the decade, plus forecasts for next year. A pick of lists that have caught my attention follow, first the reviews:

And some predictions:

I’m sure there will be many more – please let me know if you find any interesting ones.

Updated 22 December

There has been a common theme to much of what I’ve read in catching up since my holiday: DATA.  Lots of articles on visualisation, and what else you can do with it once its available. Plus, more news for the people who want to do exciting things with public sector information, announcements from various governments about their plans.

The White House held a live chat, which they followed up with a blog post answering questions on their Open Government Directive.

Gordon Brown made a speech to introduce the Smarter Government proposals. The whole paper can be found online – and the section relating to transparency is 1.3

Finally, a colleague in Ausaid alerted me to recent announcements from the Australian government – lots going on there.

And, did I mention lots of articles? A selection follow: