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Bill Wyatte is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Bill Wyatte commented on the Challenge Dispersed Expertise

Perhaps more exploration of the problem may confirm that there are many pathways towards solutions.

Bureaucracies are advantaged by power funnelled to them via delegation.  People in advantaged groups tend to defend and bolster the status quo and discourage alternatives.  This can create boundaries to inputs, thinking and behaviours.  In Government, this is the disconnect from the diversity of knowledge and awareness of the people it serves.

I believe permeability and diversity are antidotes, but require conscious choices that have not yet been made. 

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James Dowsett is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Peter Grimbeek commented on the Challenge Dispersed Expertise

I immediately envision an on-line democracy not only with instant crowd-sourced votes but also with in-depth crowd-sourced discussion of policy options.

Some would say that this envisioned world might move a bit too quickly. Perhaps we need non-online deliberations at a slower pace.

In some ways, this is an Obama vs. Trump kind of moment. Obama deliberated slowly and possibly painfully about how to proceed but his actions were fruitful. Trump on the other hand favours instant responses that might or might not be fruitful (except in a bitter way). 

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Peter Grimbeek is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Richard Ferrers is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Richard Ferrers commented on the Challenge Dispersed Expertise

As a value researcher, I am interested in what people value, and how it changes over time. 

The digital revolutions have empowered and connected adults this century, in the way widespread education did in the 20th Century. Yet government in Australia has barely if at all changed since Europeans came to Australia.

I think there is a lot to learn from the Swiss who are experimenting with several attempts at more direct democracy. Government moves far too slow for a always connected, wikipedia and google at our fingertips, open data type world.

If government was to ask what do people need, it is an ongoing consultation with their representatives, rather than every three years. Government should tap the crowd for ideas, priorities, and time to reduce services we don't need, and prioritise those we do.

We need an ongoing community discussion about reinventing government for a new century, for a always connected, data deluge world.

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Ed Bernacki is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Sharon Zivkovic is now contributing to a Challenge Dispersed Expertise

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Viet Ngu Hoang is now contributing to a Challenge Product innovation and safety regulation: How can they best complement each other?

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Nick Corones is now contributing to a Challenge Transformational Leadership

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Matt Singmin is now contributing to a Challenge Consumer protection in the digital age: How should we treat digital content?

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Leon Sterling commented on the Challenge Private

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Susan Zhao is now contributing to a Challenge Product innovation and safety regulation: How can they best complement each other?

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Armin Weiner is now contributing to a Challenge Consumer protection in the digital age: How should we treat digital content?

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Gail Greatorex is now contributing to a Challenge Product innovation and safety regulation: How can they best complement each other?

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