Arcive: Election Hype

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It’s official, the digital economy and technology in general are apparently election issues. It’s also a time when people go website crazy. Here’s one for you, ‘digitaldemocracy‘, another variant of TDI+, Delib Dialogue App and Uservoice.com. Aw, getting fed up with all these tools …

Archive: Regurgitated research

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Time to bring out this report again (Click here to get the PDF) looking at the eParticipation efforts of MEPs and the European Commission during the 2009 elections. The EC had something like 15 million Euros between 2008 and 2009 to organise an institutional …

Archive: First stab at ECI details

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This week is EuroPetition week with a (volcano dependent) project meeting in Vicenza, Italy. However, more interesting things are happening in this space – namely the European Citizens’ Initiative. This is effectively a pan-European petition, ratified by the Lisbon treaty, a direct democracy instrument …

Archive: Ciao ePetitions

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Ok, so I’ve been caught up in the Volcanic ash hash. However, I couldn’t resist checking out what was happenig with e-Petitions now that the implementation date has been set. I ran into this amusing thread on the Redbridge Community Forums. Redbridge have been …

Archive: Templates for greatness

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A number of people have been asking me about reference material for social media policies. The obvious place to start is the on-line participation guide for civil servants. Actually, a number of local authority policies are derived from this exact wording. Another place to …

Archive: More ePB

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A nice little blog post from my friends at TuTech here, this time talking about ePB in Germany. Part of this post is a comment with a rather good link to an ePB Google Map.

Archive: An alternative to Malmo

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The first popular European e-government conference takes place in Malmö, Sweden 19-20 November 2009. It coincides with the 5th official EU e-gov event in the same city. The popular Malmo09 event aims to offer a memorable creative statement of what Europeans really want from …