Published on January 26, 2012

Crowdsourcing Policy: Can government harness the wisdom of crowds?

By Simon Burall

Simon Burall is a Senior Associate 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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