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.
The Path to eDemocracyLessons LearntAlexander Prosser
http://e-voting.at                                   Transaction                       Communication             Informati...
http://e-voting.at                                    Transaction - decision                                       Transac...
http://e-voting.at Success indicators of an eDemocracy project:      Scalability      Impact      Sustainability       ...
http://e-voting.at                             Transaction - decisionScalability:                                Transacti...
http://e-voting.at        Not to be underrated                         Transaction - decisionScalability:        Example e...
http://e-voting.at        Means of authentication:                            Transaction - decision     Scalability:    ...
http://e-voting.at                             Transaction - decisionScalability:                                Transacti...
http://e-voting.at                      Analysis of Unstructured Deliberation:                                            ...
http://e-voting.at                             Transaction - decision    Scalability:                                Tran...
http://e-voting.at                            Transaction - decision    Impact:                               Transaction...
http://e-voting.at                            Transaction - decisionSustainability:                                      (...
http://e-voting.at                           Transaction - decisionSustainability:                                      (...
http://e-voting.atQ:What has been the biggest eDemocracy platform inAustria with high impact, which – thus far – seems to ...
http://e-voting.at                     15
http://e-voting.at                     „OurUni.at“                     Platform for students demanding                    ...
http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”:    Scalable             30.000 Facebook friends     120.000+ tweets     Uses standard-...
http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”:    Impact               Media quotes     Agenda setting (“we create opinions”)     Arg...
http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”:    Sustainability    ?     Has been active since Oct. 2009     Has been growing since Oc...
http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ?    A concrete need with value-added    A participatory approac...
http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ?    Easy access, no prohibitive technologies    No additional h...
http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ?    Information, deliberation and decision making     as a goal,...
http://e-voting.at  Engagement levelTransaction                           Move to decision-                               ...
http://e-voting.atAlexander ProsserUniv. Economics and Business, Viennaprosser@wu.ac.athttp://e-voting.at                 ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Parilaments & democracy in 21st century - Alexander Prosser

674 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Parilaments & democracy in 21st century - Alexander Prosser

  1. 1. The Path to eDemocracyLessons LearntAlexander Prosser
  2. 2. http://e-voting.at Transaction Communication Information 2
  3. 3. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decision Transaction - agenda setting Structured deliberation Unstructured deliberation Specific information General information 3
  4. 4. http://e-voting.at Success indicators of an eDemocracy project:  Scalability  Impact  Sustainability (of the instrument – not the decision as such) 4
  5. 5. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decisionScalability: Transaction - agenda setting Structured deliberation Unstructured deliberationSpecific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  5
  6. 6. http://e-voting.at Not to be underrated Transaction - decisionScalability: Example environmental information: Transaction - agenda setting 1. EU guidelines (INSPIRE, Aarhus Convention) 2. Complex data structures and reconciliation 3. Automated, deliberation Structured constant update 4. Easy to use, accessible to non-expert user Unstructured deliberationSpecific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  6
  7. 7. http://e-voting.at Means of authentication: Transaction - decision Scalability: Transaction - Define particip., 1. Digital signature cards (little acceptance thus agenda setting authentication far, separate hardware, often complex to install)  2. Citizen logindeliberation issues, central?) Structured (distribution 3. Passort/Medicare/ID number (forgery? reuse?) 4. Unstructured deliberation Analysis Biometry (illicit reuse in remote scenarios?)Specific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  7
  8. 8. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decisionScalability: Transaction - agenda setting Structured deliberation  Unstructured deliberation AnalysisSpecific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  8
  9. 9. http://e-voting.at Analysis of Unstructured Deliberation:  1. FewTransaction -=> manual analysis is participants decisionScalability: possibleTransaction - => Legitimization problem particip., Define 2. Large participation => only automated agenda setting authentication => Legitimization problem Structured deliberation  Unstructured deliberation AnalysisSpecific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  9
  10. 10. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decision Scalability: Transaction - Define particip., agenda setting authentication Structured deliberation  Unstructured deliberation AnalysisSpecific information Define participants, authenticationGeneral information  10
  11. 11. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decision Impact: Transaction - Participation, agenda setting credibility Structured deliberation Both depend on Participation ratio and Unstructured deliberation transparent analysisSpecific information Depends on the role in the processGeneral information  11
  12. 12. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decisionSustainability: () Transaction - agenda setting Structured deliberation Goal ? Unstructured deliberationSpecific information Goal ?General information  12
  13. 13. http://e-voting.at Transaction - decisionSustainability: () Transaction - agenda setting If itStructured deliberation is a goal: 1. Participants disenfranchised ? Participatory system introduction ? 2.Unstructured deliberation Goal Example e-voting pilot 2009 in Austria: - Done against the wish of the target groupSpecific information - < 1% participated ? Goal - Will not be repeated => FailureGeneral information  13
  14. 14. http://e-voting.atQ:What has been the biggest eDemocracy platform inAustria with high impact, which – thus far – seems to besustainable ?A: Government-driven e-voting ? eQuestions to MPs ? eDeliberation about municipality projects ? No … 14
  15. 15. http://e-voting.at 15
  16. 16. http://e-voting.at „OurUni.at“ Platform for students demanding more money for education and a reversial from the Bachelor/ Master/PhD scheme to the scheme of Master/Dr. Not .gov-driven 16
  17. 17. http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”: Scalable   30.000 Facebook friends  120.000+ tweets  Uses standard-software social media (Facebook, ustream, twitter, youtube, …)  Problem: User identification That is where a .gov-driven platform is needed 17
  18. 18. http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”: Impact   Media quotes  Agenda setting (“we create opinions”)  Arguably the best-known eDemocracy platform in Austria 18
  19. 19. http://e-voting.at“OurUni.at”: Sustainability ?  Has been active since Oct. 2009  Has been growing since Oct. 2009  Issue: No means for decision making only information dissemination and deliberation Why: Identification issue => No reliable results in decision making possible 19
  20. 20. http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ? A concrete need with value-added A participatory approach Search for groups, where the electronic media has large and immediate value-added: => Independent of time => Independent of place 20
  21. 21. http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ? Easy access, no prohibitive technologies No additional hardware Integration of Web 2.0 platforms (also keeps costs down) Citizen/user identification scheme => Credibility 21
  22. 22. http://e-voting.atWhat makes a good eDemocracy platform ? Information, deliberation and decision making as a goal, but … … a step-wise approach to get people’s “buy-in” Start small, get a good feed-back and grow 22
  23. 23. http://e-voting.at Engagement levelTransaction Move to decision- making Broader audience, General audienceDeliberation in depth services Introduce authenticationInformation Quick wins Number of participants 23
  24. 24. http://e-voting.atAlexander ProsserUniv. Economics and Business, Viennaprosser@wu.ac.athttp://e-voting.at 24

×