Have you ever been to an engagement /consultation/staff development day and been asked to write down your ideas on ‘post it notes’ and then stick them on flip charts? Someone then dutifully collects the forest of paper and promises to type them up and share the results. Months later you get sent a document full […]
Crowdsourcing. You need to move a lot of muck to find the golden nugget and the silver bullet.
“everyone remembers the Goldcorp Challenge?”… apparently not Crowdsourcing is being promoted in some areas as a potential ‘silver bullet’ to solve the problems of pubic services. At first glance, what’s not to like? It’s co-productive. It can involve citizens and service users in solving problems and designing the services they use; It’s cost effective. Many people […]