Successfully reported this slideshow.
Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Digital civic space may 2013

Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Ad
Upcoming SlideShare
Digital civic space may 2013
Digital civic space may 2013
Loading in …3
×

Check these out next

1 of 33 Ad
Advertisement

More Related Content

Slideshows for you (17)

Similar to Digital civic space may 2013 (20)

Advertisement

More from Catherine Howe (16)

Recently uploaded (20)

Advertisement

Digital civic space may 2013

  1. 1. Who is designing the digital public realm? Catherine Howe, Chief Executive Public-i
  2. 2. What is the data telling us? Consistent growth of Internet takeup At time of writing, over 80% of the adult population are online and 92% have mobile phones. Around 50% of the UK population own a smart phone. Technology needs to be considered in the context of social change Consistent growth of ‘social’ behaviours Users who access the internet from mobile devices are more likely to create content, consume content, and look for information online – in turn, allowing them to become more active participants. Digital exclusion is becoming social exclusion Those already at a disadvantage and arguably with the most to gain from the internet are the least likely to be making use of it and further disadvantaged by not using it.
  3. 3. What do we mean by Digital?* *what do I mean?
  4. 4. Our relationship with the public is changing
  5. 5. We limit ourselves by simply considering changes to the way we communicate
  6. 6.  Self Publication: Disintermediation of the Media  Virtual Community and Social Networking: Wide scale use of Networked Power  Collaborative Culture: Creating a sharing economy  Radical Openness: Disruption of the democratic relationship  Networked Technology: Smart Cities and new streams of information  Customization, Making and Self-Service: Disruption of manufacturing and the industrial economy Technology or Social Change? The Internet is the most significant technological development of the last 100 years. At least.
  7. 7. Disintermediation
  8. 8. Disintermediation and new forms of power Political Parties have less relevance Local Media is struggling to survive There is no space for discretion Your thinking will be done in public
  9. 9. There are new rules of engagement Networked Digital Open Agile
  10. 10. Participatory Culture and a Network Society Collaborating ParticipatingSharing Creating Connecting
  11. 11.  Open by default: this is open not just in terms of information but also in terms of thinking and decision making  Digitally native: not in terms of age but in terms of the individual adopting the behaviours and social norms of the digital culture  Co-productive: an expectation that everyone in the conversation has power to act and the potential to be active in the outcome as well as the decision-making process  And as the name says, networked: able to be effective via networked as well as hierarchical power as a leader, to blur boundaries and to work across groups The qualities of Democracy in a Network Society
  12. 12. Government is no longer the only one creating public space
  13. 13. What could digital civic space look like?
  14. 14. Data?
  15. 15. Creativity?
  16. 16. Augmented reality?
  17. 17. More of the same?
  18. 18. Opportunities to sell stuff?
  19. 19. Building and making?
  20. 20. It doesn’t have to be defined by the technology There are other ways of looking at this
  21. 21. http://www.uckfieldnews.com/ http://lewes.co.uk/ http://hollingdeannews.wordpress.com/ A new Public Sphere?
  22. 22. Co-production and ABCD
  23. 23. New kinds of spaces
  24. 24. Networks….of networks
  25. 25. Society not Technology
  26. 26. Digital Civic Space Open Co- productive Place defined by Citizens Representative Public
  27. 27. What does this mean for leaders?
  28. 28. Does this change the relationship with the public?  Transactional services  Clear accountabilities  Deficit model of community engagement  Hierarchical power  Informed consumers  Co-produced services  Blurred boundaries  Asset model of community engagement  Networked Power  Active Citizens Customer Citizen
  29. 29. Will we just communicate with the public or collaborate with them?
  30. 30. What will the public realm look like online?
  31. 31. Catherine Howe catherine.howe@public-i.info Thank you for your time

×