Saturday, January 17, 2009

The ultimate co-creation opportunity: our world

Maybe I am taking it a little far, but I do think is within reason to believe that the United Stated is one of the most influential countries in the world; having, as citizens, the opportunity to co-create what this country will become through the Citizens Briefing Book site could mean that we as individuals have a chance to co-create our future world.

At a minimum it will become (has become already) a public discussion forum hosted by the Government; and it will clearly require prompt and smart moderation as well as readiness from the government team that put it forward to engage in the conversation as appropriate.

Take a quick look at the number of items under some of the categories: Economy (10,909), Education (4,452), Energy and Environment (5,170).

It is also interesting to see what ideas have risen to the top; there may be a need to figure out a better system that distinguishes passion generated by the idea versus assumed level of impact/importance.

What do you think?

Filiberto Selvas

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