Data, Knowledge, Transparency, Politics

Data contributes to knowledge.  Knowledge,when shared, contributes to transparency.  Politics dilutes transparency.  One can say politics abhors transparency.  How can one accumulate and wield power if your opponents know what you do?

IBM has a very interesting initiative, Smart Cities, that has applications across all levels of governing and across all sectors (private, public) of organizations.  Substitute your favorite vertical industry in place of city — and think of what can be had…

 

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s