Project aims

  1. Give digital service units resources to help them build good platforms
  2. Identify the important parts of platform government and develop a common language for talking about it
  3. Start a conversation about the institutional, societal and democratic implications of digital platforms in government and beyond
  4. Test ways of explaining the value and implications of digital platforms to politicians and leaders

Resources

Wiki

Definitions, summaries of key papers and concepts, and lists of platform projects from around the world.

Go to the wiki

Blog

Essays, interviews with people building platforms and research synthesis.

Go to the blog

Updates & contact

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If you are interested in contributing (for example adding to the wiki or writing a blog post) please email richard_pope@hks.harvard.edu.