- Collaboration strategy
- Online community building
- Social media and Web 2.0
Is it possible to design purposefully large-scale collabortions, or do they have to come about organically? (Wikipedia: Case study)
Idea: Only 1% of your target audience will engage with your project. Does this increase with collaboration? Only the people who are genuinely interested end up engaging with the project.
What is social media? User generated content, two-way conversation and an ongoing relationship.
Gov 2.0 – (US: Open Government), integratin fo web 2.0 into government, a monitor of government process and thinking paradigms. Ongoing relationship with public – keeping current in the “global village.”
Collabforge are the matchmakers between governments and social technologies/online collaboration spaces.
FutureMelbourne sight. City plan drafts, add/edit/delete anything you like from the city plan! First time ever.
Leaving queues for people to pick up – similar notion to sitting in the same seat each time you enter a room. City planners collaborated with the public in this way. Public came up with new ways of thinking, added things to the Future Melbourne wiki, increased level of interaction with the public. City of Melbourne threw away these relationships – abandoned the site, kept doing things the old fashioned way.
Southern California has the same pop. as Australia – redesigning the way people view pedestrian safety and road use. Similar to water catchment project in Australia – colaborating with public to redesign a critical part of gov’t, policy, society etc. Many stakeholders involved – appreciated the chance to shape ideas.
Online community for World Heritage sites in the pacific – protecting them while exploiting them for tourism, money. Unesco. Combatting a lack of resources needed to properly register a building as a world heritage site.