Digital & Data Innovation Articles
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post that lists the Twitter status of local councils in the UK. I
While doing this research, I often remind myself not to get lost and blinded by the gleaming new opportunities offered
In my research, I talk to local authorities, asking them what are their main hurdles in engagement with citizens online.
I have a few books on my shelf now regarding web 2.0, social media and social government. I found Don
In efforts to include as many participants in this survey, I am launching a nationwide search for participants. But in
After reading Carl Haggerty’s great “Draft1.0 for Social media & Online Participation Policy and Guidelines” post, I was inclined to
Reasons for conducting this observation
1. To create better practices when using twitter for local gov.
2. To create a ring of network between local councils to share information and solutions for improvement.
3. To understand how and why we choose a certain methods and not others.
4. To allow other councils to learn from each other and add on to the list if they wish to be apart of this ring.
5. To develop a standard of practice that we all can follow that is tested and proven.
6. To conduct a content analysis for my citizen engagement online research.
7. To demonstrate to colleagues and other relevant individuals of the potential or benefits of this approach to engage citizens, if any.
Being a research student, I often held my interviews in public places like coffee shops or museums, wherever I’d think