Public-i and eParticipate: webcasting of meetings

A nice package that supports the creation of indexed webcasts to record meetings and allow users to focus on the areas that are of interest to them. Because the technology opens up the operation of local government (for instance), citizens become more aware of the processes and more confident that they will be able to make a difference.

The package has been used in Slovakia, Spain, the UK and Ireland – so it’s pretty flexible. It would be great to be able to integrate it with existing tools and CMSs – Gov2DemOSS and CivicSpace/CiviCRM for instance.

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About Peter Cruickshank

Lecturer in the School of Computing and a member of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Interested in information systems, learning, politics, society, security and where they intersect. My attempts at rounding out my character include food, cinema, running, history and, together with my lovely wife, bringing up a cat and a couple of kids.
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One Response to Public-i and eParticipate: webcasting of meetings

  1. Pingback: Links: Integrated eParticipation, CMS selection, security research « Spartakan

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