Evert A. Lindquist


Putting citizens first: engagement in policy and service delivery for the 21st century

This book explores the ways in which governments are putting citizens first in their policy-making endeavours. Making citizens the focus of policy interventions and involving them in the delivery and design is for many governments a normative ideal; it is a worthy objective and sounds...
Discussion paper

Grappling with complex policy challenges: exploring the potential of visualization for analysis, advising and engagement

The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework for thinking about the potential for visualization technologies in assisting public servants in undertaking analysis, providing advice to elected leaders, and engaging citizens on policy matters. In the 21st century there has been widespread recognition...
Working paper

Surveying the world of visualization

This paper provides an overview and survey of the rapidly growing field of 'visualization'. The great strides in computing, graphics and information technology, and the widespread use of the web and communications technologies have rapidly changed the landscape for conveying and analyzing data and other...

Delivering policy reform: anchoring significant reforms in turbulent times

Predictable and unpredictable challenges continually confront the policy settings and policy frameworks of governments. They provide a constantly changing dynamic within which policy-making operates. Governments at all levels are asking their public services to identify innovative and workable reforms to anticipate and address these challenges...