Published on January 26, 2012

Crowdsourcing Policy: Can government harness the wisdom of crowds?

By Simon Burall

Simon Burall is the Director of Involve. He has extensive experience in the fields of democratic reform, governance, public participation, stakeholder engagement, and accountability and transparency.

On Monday, I spoke at an Institute for Government event on ‘Crowdsourcing Policy‘, along with Will Cavendish (Cabinet Office), Roger Hampson (London Borough of Redbridge) Elizabeth Linder (Facebook), and Alex Butler (

I’ve since written a series of three posts based on my talk:

IfG have now posted a video of the event on YouTube:

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