Jack Dangermond on Improving Government Transparency and Accountability

by Jack Dangermond, ESRI Insider, October 14, 2011

Born out of the Gov 2.0 movement, the terms transparency and accountability have become part of the daily vernacular of governments and the citizens they serve. One might even suggest these words have become a new expectation of governing. Transparency and accountability began with a simple concept of openly communicating public policy to the taxpayer. Today, these concepts are thriving within a growing emphasis on developing an interactive dialog between governments and the people. Maps can be a very valuable part of transparency in government. …

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