2010 mei

25 mei: 5 Ways to Develop Your Whuffie Factor in E-Government

eParticipation is a hot topic on the internet currently. For people not knowing the concept yet, I looked it up and found the following definition on Wikipedia:

“”the use of information and communication technologies to broaden and deepen political participation by enabling citizens to connect with one another and with their elected representatives” (Macintosh 2004)”

To cut short, it comes down to involving citizens in politics and governmental activities. In the light of the recent developments in web 2.0, which generally encompasses online activities in which the visitor is not only a visitor passively receiving information, but a participator actively spreading information and reacting/discussing content that is places on the web