Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Hugh flouch networked neighbourhoods

557 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Hugh flouch networked neighbourhoods

  1. 2. More with more: Working with citizen-led websites
  2. 3. London’s Digital Neighbourhoods <ul><li>Citizen-led sites - >160 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter - >180 neighbourhood-based </li></ul><ul><li>Resident Associations / Friends of groups – 1,320 (est) </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial local sites </li></ul>
  3. 5. Local Discussion Sites
  4. 6. Placeblogs
  5. 7. Civil Social Networks
  6. 8. <ul><li>East Dulwich councillor - can we help? </li></ul><ul><li>Posted by James Barber 02 September, 2009 10:05 </li></ul><ul><li>Hi, My name is James Barber and I am one of the three East Dulwich ward councillors. My two colleagues are cllrs Rosie Shimell and Jonathan Mitchell. We're Liberal Democrats and part of Southwark Liberal Democrats . If you have any issues or concerns related to East Dulwich or Southwark Council then please let me or one of my colleagues know. I guarantee we will listen and answer all ideas and issues raised and hopefully help you solve them. Normally I will look in two or three times a week to see any new postings. Alternatively you can email me directly on [email_address] . I look forward to hearing from you, James Barber </li></ul>East Dulwich Forum
  7. 13. London’s Digital Neighbourhoods Research <ul><li>Research areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of on neighbourhoods ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conditions for success? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications for councils? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>London focused but globally applicable </li></ul><ul><li>First report – autumn 2010 </li></ul>Partners:
  8. 14. Early Research Insights - Empowerment <ul><li>As a result of using the local website: </li></ul><ul><li>a little or much more able to influence decisions in area </li></ul>65 - 72%
  9. 15. Insights - Relations with public officials <ul><li>As a result of using the local website: </li></ul><ul><li>contacted in past 12 months: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>councillor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>council officer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MP </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Improved perception of: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>councillors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>council officers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>police </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>36 - 54% 14 - 42% 24 - 50% 28 - 53% 17 - 23% 11 - 43%
  10. 16. Early Research Insights - Willingness <ul><li>Agree that people using neighbourhood websites demonstrate willingness to work with council </li></ul>65 - 72%
  11. 18. The rest is up to you… <ul><li>as a route for the delivery of some online services </li></ul><ul><li>sharing council news and information on council services and events </li></ul><ul><li>as a cost-efficient complement to current customer services provision </li></ul><ul><li>to get informal and formal feedback from residents </li></ul><ul><li>as an open channel of communication with residents </li></ul><ul><li>dealing with rumours and incorrect information </li></ul><ul><li>generating and co-ordinating support for co-production initiatives </li></ul>
  12. 19. Councils’ intentions to engage with local sites <ul><li>Develop a policy for engagement with neighbourhood websites </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with neighbourhood websites </li></ul><ul><li>Support the creation of independent citizen-led neighbourhood websites </li></ul>
  13. 20. Networked Neighbourhoods www.networkedneighbourhoods.com hugh.flouch@networkedneighbourhoods.com

×