By William D. Eggers
Government For the Information Age, Government Computing News, March 2005
Direct Democracy Center Review, Real Democracy, March 2005
Revolutionary Government, By Megan McArdle, New York Post, February 20, 2005
New Book Makes Case for Digital Revolution in Government, By Danielle Belopotosky, National Journal's Technology Daily, February 15, 2005
The New CIO Leader: Setting the Agenda and Delivering Results, By Todd Newcombe, Public CIO, February 2005
"In this important book, William Eggers shows convincingly just
how much promise technology holds for making government more efficient,
transparent, and responsive to its citizens. Eggers displays a keen understanding
of policy-making in the digital age. Accompanying his insightful policy
prescriptions are invaluable tips for putting the ideas into practice.
Government 2.0 is a great contribution to freedom and democracy."
"Government 2.0 should be required reading for all policy makers;
it showcases the power of harnessing new technologies in a readable fashion
with wonderful, real-life anecdotes. The information is vital for anyone
helping to chart the political, cultural and economic future of our country."
"Bill Eggers effectively identifies that democracy in America today
is increasingly being played out by everyday citizens in front of computer
screens. He shows that political leaders can be in constructive two-way
conversations with their constituents if they understand the dynamics
of today's technologies."
"Bill Eggers is out front ably tackling the huge challenge of making
America's governments more rational and more electronic. This is the last
frontier of the information age. Let's hope Eggers is right that "IT"