WeGov_poster_Final.pdf 1 5/31/2012 10:04:55 AM wegov Closing the loop between governments & citizens WeGov is a cutting-edge toolbox allowing policy- makers to utilize social networking sites’ potential for assisting policy-making! WeGov provides tools & components that support decision-makers to better understand what citizens are saying in social networks: • Search - find citizens’ discussions & comments Get posts, tweets, & comments from social networks, ready for analysis • Topic Analysis - summarise themes and opinions What topics are people talking about? How do they feel about the topics? • Discussion Activity Analysis - find the hot topics Which discussions are worth following? What are the key posts in a discussion? Which discussions are getting hotter? C M • User Behaviour Analysis - find key citizens YCM Who are the key users?MY Which behavioural roles do users adopt?CYCMY K The WeGov field trials WeGov_project WeGov is developed in close collaboration with a number of different entities: • the German Parliament, and the Federal Parliament of Nordrhein- Westfalen in Germany; • the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection WeGov project (IMCO) of the European Parliament; • non-profit organisations, local authorities and political parties from different EU countries. These provide use cases, feedback and evaluation for the WeGov tool- box. firstname.lastname@example.org www.wegov-project.eu This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME THEME ICT 2009.7.3 ICT for Governance and Policy Modelling.