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WeGov updated generic project presentation (June 2012)

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  • Closing the loop between governments & citizens WeGov updated generic presentation June 2012, Belgium©Gov2uThis project has been funded with support from the European Commission under theSEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME THEME ICT 2009.7.3 ICT for Governance and Policy Modelling
  • Table of ContentsAimConceptObjectivesApproachField TrialsSolutionTools & ComponentsAdded ValueCompetitive AdvantageGet familiar now
  • Project AimImprove the engagement betweengovernment policy-makers and citizens viapopular social networking sites. sites View slide
  • Project ConceptGovernment policy-makers can better engage with citizens byutilising channels citizens already use and are familiar with.Social media – like Twitter and Facebook – have beenidentified as the most effective tools of engagement due totheir:  their popularity;  their ease of access, and;  the rapid information flow that they allow. View slide
  • Project ObjectivesTo develop a cutting-edge software solution which allowspolicy-makers to:  use the power of social networking to improve the policy-making process;  engage with citizens via social media & understand their actual opinions;  highlight those citizens’ opinions that should influence policy decisions.
  • Project ApproachThe tools & components of the WeGov solution allow: discussions to be seeded and stimulated through injectionof policy discussion points into relevant communities in asecure and managed way. the origins, bias and evolution of opinions to be tracked toprovide auditable records of provenance, guard againstmisuse, and ensure trust and privacy for all involved.
  • Field Trials
  • Field Trials
  • Project SolutionWhat is the WeGov toolbox?The WeGov toolbox is at is says.A box of tools.The WeGov software solution is a web application, applicationwhich includes tools and components that supportpolicy-makers in the analysis of social networks.
  • Tools & Components
  • Search
  • Topic Analysis
  • Discussion Activity Analysis
  • User BehaviourAnalysis
  • WeGov Toolbox
  • Added ValueWhat is the added value?The WeGov solution intended to be flexible &applicable to many different use cases.It enables beneficiaries to make full use of the highlevel of participation and rich discussions thatalready take place in existing social networking sites.
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive AdvantageThe WeGov cutting-edge toolbox provides policy-makers an advantage in: using the power of social networking to improve the policy-making process; engaging with citizens via social media & understanding their actual opinions; highlighting those citizens’ opinions that should influencepolicy decisions.
  • Get familiar nowDo you have a question about the WeGov project?Please feel free to contact us: info@wegov-project.eu
  • Project InformationProject website: www.wegov-project.eu websiteDuration: January 2010 – September 2012 (33 Months)Programme: This project has been funded with support fromthe European Commission under the SEVENTH FRAMEWORKPROGRAMME THEME ICT 2009.7.3 ICT for Governance andPolicy Modelling .Partners: Experts in eParticipation, government consulting,and ICT research & development academic community.
  • Thank you very much for your attention!