Campaign: Brainstorming

Gov App Store

Washington DC has just launched their own App Store. This store contains web apps and phone apps covering everything from bus route calculators to parking, crime stats and more.

 

Imagine a Gov App Store that allows developers to promote their Gov2.0 applications, and provides a central repository for users to access these applications.

 

For the DC Version have a look here: http://appstore.dc.gov/

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Create an 'innovation dividend' for departments

Encouraging innovation would enormously advantage Gov 2.0 initiatives, as they are largely innovative endeavours. Similar to the efficiency dividend, government could mandate that government departments allocate a percentage of their spending towards innovation-focused initiatives. The danger with this approach would be that these funds would be channeled into activities which are not genuinely innovative. To help ...more »

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