Posts with a participation theme
Extract and slides from a talk I gave about the importance of participation underpinned by open data
The new data.hmg.gov.uk site is a good first effort towards creating a UK version of data.gov and enabling open data to be shared and re-used outside government
Us Now – the film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the internet – will enjoy its public online launch in London on May 12th
Involve comment on the recent Nuclear ‘Consultation’, which was more like a PR exercise
The new NHS Healthy Choices site raises some interesting questions about how and where to engage with users to hear their stories about experiences of health care.
Wemedia was more about them and us than how we all work together. Disappointing.
The ideas behind so-called Web 2.0 offer some useful pointers for organisations trying to break out of traditional consultation and participation methods using social technology to underpin a more distributed many-to-many approach
Involve are a new body llookiing at new forms of public participation. We work with them to translate these ideas into online social software systems
Background on our work with David Wilcox to produce a web site management tool that combines blog, RSS aggregator, wiki and content management to offer a simple social software solution to networks and small organisations.