Participation as a Service
*2015 I Funded research project I partou eG
How to democratise corporates? How to alter processes and software coming from political participation to suit the needs of businesses? These were the main questions when writing the research proposal ‘participation as a service’ in the context of ‘KMU-Innovativ’ from the ‘Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung’. In partnership with Liquid Democracy e.V., HRpepper and Forschungszentrum Informatik at Karlsruhe Institut of Technology.
With the project half way, the group was able to create a common understanding of the theoretical background on (e)participation, executed expert interviews, analysed cases and developed models as well as 7 principles on e-participation to assist consulting. Beyond that, conceptualisation of new services and software features is in the making with implementation starting in Q2, 2016.