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Designers will often capture their methods into 'playbooks', which are portable collections of options that others can pick up and adapt to their own context. Likewise, design principles establish core principles by which a given organization or office operates.

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Inclusive Digital Design Toolkit: Practical guidance for Feed the Future activities

A design toolkit for USAID staff on how to design inclusive digital technology interventions, written for work on global hunger but applicable in many other contexts.

Civicspace.tech

Civicspace.tech

Washington, DC

A collection of approachable but well-researched primers on emerging tech and potential benefits and risks

UN HABITAT Digital Cities Toolkit

An open source Policy Toolkit for cities to develop digital policies that put citizens at the center, tackle Sustainable Development Goals and make Governments more open, transparent, and collaborative.

Smarter-Together

Vetted methods, key principles, inspiring stories and experts from around the world

GOV.UK Design System

GOV.UK Design System

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Use this design system to make government services consistent with GOV.UK. Learn from the research and experience of other service teams and avoid repeating work that’s already been done.

The Participation Playbook

The Participation Playbook is an interactive guide to help you successfully advocate for and implement a participatory program for your government or community. It is a tool for people who want to open up government to meaningful and equitable community participation.

Prosocial Design Network

A library of design interventions to encourage prosocial behaviors online

Corporate Civic Playbook

Corporate Civic Playbook

United States of America (the)

A first-of-its-kind resource that defines corporate civic engagement, providing clear tools to help more companies become active players in strengthening the resiliency of our democracy

18F Posters

18F Posters

GSA (General Services Administration), F Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Well designed posters to hang in your gov office

A strategy for urban data

A strategy for urban data

Sint Antoniesbreestraat 69, 1011 HB Amsterdam, Netherlands

(PDF) How to develop collaborative data projects – for citizens, urban innovators, researchers and policy makers

A guide to tactical (open) data engagement

We designed Tactical Data Engagement to help cities go beyond a policy and portal, and facilitate opportunities for the community use of open data to improve residents’ lives.

California Design System

The Design System makes it easy for state digital teams to build accessible, consistent, and performant services and products to meet Californians’ needs.

Principles for Digital Development

Principles for Digital Development

United Nations Foundation

A set of guidelines that help development practitioners integrate established best practices into technology-enabled programmes.

Open Source Alliance for Open Scholarship Handbook

A crowdsourced collection of personal stories, how-to articles, and resource lists on four major topics: Funding, People, Mission, and Operations + Tech.

Toolkit Navigator

The Observatory of Public Sector Innovation's compendium of toolkits for public sector innovation and transformation, curated by OPSI and our partners around the world

Nesta Designing for Public Services: a practical guide

Our guide on using design tools and methods in the public sector, created in partnership with design firm IDEO.

Government of South Australia Digital Transformation Toolkits

Government of South Australia Digital Transformation Toolkits

State Administration Centre, 200, Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

To assist agencies to modernise and transform their government services, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet has developed these four toolkits.

Open Internet for Democracy

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) are facilitating an initiative to identify and promote internet norms and principles essential to democratic governance.

Civic Tech Data & Collaborative framework

Civic Tech Data & Collaborative framework

United States of America (the)

The Civic Tech and Data Collaborative is a project of Living Cities, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, and Code for America that brought together local government officials, civic technologists, and local data intermediaries across seven communities.

City of Seattle Privacy Principles

City of Seattle Privacy Principles

Seattle, WA, United States of America

City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Monday to provide a framework for dealing with current and future technologies that impact privacy. This is a major step with the adoption of six privacy principles guiding the actions the City will take when collecting and using information from the public. The Council also established an August 2015 reporting deadline […]

Smart Colombus Playbook

Smart Colombus Playbook

Columbus, OH, USA

As the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Smart City Challenge, we’ve been offered a unique opportunity: $50 million in grant funding from the USDOT and Paul G. Allen Philanthropies to discover how we can accelerate human progress through open mobility.

US Web Design Standards

Design and build fast, accessible, mobile-friendly government websites backed by user research.

Civic Innovation School

Civic Innovation School is an International Extitution structured as a Distributed Network that promotes Collaborative Learning Environments focused on Civic Innovation, Collective Intelligence, Open Design, Civic Engagement.

The U.S. Digital Services Playbook

The U.S. Digital Services Playbook

United States of America (the)

The American people expect to interact with government through digital channels such as websites, email, and mobile applications. By building digital services that meet their needs, we can make the delivery of our policy and programs more effective.

MindLab's design methods

MindLab's design methods

MindLab, Slotsholmsgade 12, 1216 Copenhagen Municipality, København K, Denmark

Europe's best framework for developing and operating a business

The ODI's Open Standards for Data Guidebook

Open standards for data are reusable agreements that make it easier for people and organisations to publish, access, share and use better quality data. This guidebook helps people and organisations create, develop and adopt open standards for data.

Community Approach to Research Partnerships @ Emerson

Community Approach to Research Partnerships @ Emerson

Emerson College, Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA

The Community Approach to Research Partnerships (CARP) aims to collaboratively establish academic and community partners...

OECD Digital Government Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you implement the OECD Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies.

Design for America

Design for America

Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center 2133 Sheridan Rd. G.302 Evanston, IL 60208

Design for America is an idea incubator, a motivated community, and a way of approaching complicated challenges. DFA shapes the next generation of social innovators.

Procurement Playbook

In this Playbook, we explore the evolution of the procurement function’s missions, from its original cost reduction role to risk management and to contribution to growth as a strategic partner.

People's Roadmap for a Digital New York City

People's Roadmap for a Digital New York City

Data & Society Research Institute, West 20th Street, New York, NY, USA

In this citizen created roadmap, we outline how to humanize technology, move beyond transparency for transparency's sake, and ensure we have government technology that works for the people, built with the people.

The Open Data Handbook

Guides, case studies and resources for government & civil society on the "what, why & how" of open data.

WEF National Digital Governance Playbook

The “Digital Policy Playbook 2017” is designed to help leaders understand the complex dynamics and difficult decisions they will face in managing their transition into the digital domain. With real-world insights on the implications of digitalization, the aim is to strengthen their confidence as they create new opportunities for all while lowering shared risks. By providing a richer understanding of the factors shaping our future, combined with pragmatic tools to drive the outcomes desired, this new playbook will serve to support the core mission of the World Economic Forum: improving the state of the world.

Government Design Systems

Government Design Systems

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

A list of design systems and CSS frameworks used by governments around the world

Civic tech patterns

Civic tech patterns

San Francisco

In the spirit of Wikipatterns, this is a collection of patterns and anti-patterns for describing common practices that may help or hinder the conception or design of your civic technology.

Atlassian Team Playbook

Atlassian Team Playbook

341 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

OUR NO-BULLSHIT GUIDE TO UNLEASHING YOUR TEAM'S POTENTIAL

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