Top officials from the executive, legislative, and judicial branches should better coordinate their strategic development. An Advisory Committee should consist of top officials from within government, and leaders from outside government.
Agencies should create real-time access to procedural information that allows for participation in government affairs, including schedules, transcripts or webcasts of meetings, and dockets and other official documentation -- the same information that lobbyists and agency employees rely on to participate in governance.
The eight Open Government Data Principles should be implemented, making all government data: complete, primary, timely, accessible, machine processable, non-discriminatory, non-proprietary, and license-free. (see: http://resource.org/8_principles.html)
Paper-based processes should be digitized.
Electronic reporting systems should be devised for all public filings, and the information should be fed directly into online databases.
Agencies should undertake a comprehensive audit of their information, and the processes they use to collect it. The audit should focus on providing a comprehensive inventory of all data collected by the agency, agency engagement online, and electronic record-keeping practices.