What is participatory budgeting and how does it work? What are the benefits and obstacles to participatory budgeting? How can we better engage citizens through social media? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Victoria Gordon, author of the IBM Center report Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media.
The Obama administration has challenged federal agencies
to meaningfully engage the public to provide ideas, insights,
and comments on new policies and existing services to
make them more citizen-centric.
Most everyone agrees that economies and societies around
the world are going through historic structural changes,
driven by a number of powerful forces including digital
technologies and globalization.
The U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services, HHS, sits atop a vast
array of data information and expertise
that, if leveraged properly and applied
innovatively, could transform health
and health care delivery within this
NASA continues to face significant
operational changes, from retiring the
shuttle program, to transitioning to
the next-generation space transportation
system for exploration beyond
low-earth orbit, to the exploration of