The Future of Government Smart Toolbox demonstrates how technology can enhance government performance by strengthening efforts to reduce corruption and bureaucracy and enhance political representation, service delivery, trust, leadership, security and innovation. The report highlights successful state practices from around the globe in the digital era.DownloadWhich version should I download?PDFPC and Mac, Windows Phone 7 − Download PDFePubAndroid (Nexus, Galaxy or other), Sony Reader, Windows Phone 7 − Download the ePubMobiKindle − Download the Mobi file on your desktop/laptop computer...
The future can be imagined in different ways. The World Economic Forum’s Strategic Foresight team and the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government have developed three scenarios on how the world of governance could evolve by 2050. The scenarios aim to support strategic dialogue on the options we have in the present to shape desired governance systems of the future.
CityState is a world in which authority is decentralized to the city level and pragmatism trumps idealism in addressing collective issues.
e1984 is a world in which the promise of Big Data is realized; economic, geopolitical and cyber threats are omnipresent; and collective solidarity is a core societal value..
Gated Community is a world in which Big Government is broke. Political power rests with individuals and private sector organizations. Individual responsibility and choice prevail in society and the private sector has become the main provider of collective services.
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Kristel Van der Elst
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