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Sxsc 12-we gov-presentation-paul-walland

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Presentations from the Creative Digifest SXSC2 event, University of Southampton, 11th October 2012.

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Sxsc 12-we gov-presentation-paul-walland

  1. 1. The WeGov Project … … and what it might mean …
  2. 2. Why WeGov?• There have been government portals, minister blogs, opinion collecting web sites…• But do people really use them? COMMERCIAL IN CONFIDENCE. Copyright University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre 2009
  3. 3. What do people really use? COMMERCIAL IN CONFIDENCE. Copyright University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre 2009
  4. 4. WeGov bridges the gap• Allows policy makers to interact directly with the community using Social Network Sites• Find and understand people’s opinions• Become part of the discussion• Respect privacy• Encourage trust COMMERCIAL IN CONFIDENCE. Copyright University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre 2009
  5. 5. Project ConceptGovernment policy-makers can better engage withcitizens by utilising channels citizens already use andare familiar with.Social media – like Twitter and Facebook – have beenidentified as the most effective tools of engagement dueto:  their popularity;  their ease of access, and;  the rapid information flow that they allow.
  6. 6. Project SolutionWhat is the WeGov toolbox?The WeGov toolbox is at is says.A box of tools.The WeGov software solution is a webapplication, which includes tools and componentsthat support policy-makers in the analysis of socialnetworks.
  7. 7. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  8. 8. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  9. 9. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  10. 10. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  11. 11. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  12. 12. Tools & Components Search Topic Analysis Toolbox Discussion User BehaviourActivity Analysis Analysis
  13. 13. BUT – what about all those other issues? • No, I haven’t forgotten that: – People are still people – The loudest shout hardest – There’s an awful lot of ‘noise’ (and worse) – No-one trusts the Government – Everyone treasures their privacy
  14. 14. Photo: Steve Taylor
  15. 15. Project InformationProject website: www.wegov-project.euDuration: January 2010 – September 2012Programme: 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, governmentconsulting, and ICT research & development academiccommunity.

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