What design tools have you used to help with policymaking? How did you use them? What would you recommend? What worked? What didn't? What would you like to try out? Are there promising directions or existing practices we can learn from together?
Things to consider in a how-to conversation
I have an early take on most of these things that I described in a chapter in Usability for Government Systems. My chapter, appropriately enough, is "Design for Policymaking". I'll look into sharing the chapter or excerpts here.