Web 2.0 for Collaborative Production

Taylor-Smith, E., Cruickshank, P. (2010, October). Web 2.0 for Collaborative Production. Paper presented at Digital Futures 2010, Nottingham, UK.


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Abstract

In this paper, we explore the possibilities of using Web 2.0 for collaborative production of government services in the UK. Can co-production be used to deliver eGovernment services in the UK? What kind of services could use Web 2.0-supported co-production? Could Web 2.0 help to promote cooperation? If Web 2.0 and collaborative production can be usefully allied, what are the potential advantages, risks, and barriers? We give a brief overview of the current territory and outline a study to investigate.
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Authors

Peter Cruickshank
Lecturer
p.cruickshank@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2309
Ella Taylor-Smith
Research Student (previously Senior Research Fellow)
e.taylor-smith@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2392

Areas of Expertise

Internet Technologies & Society
The technologies that help us to organise and share information on the internet are changing the way we live and work. This information society or knowledge economy people affects is in all kinds of new ways – as individuals, groups and organisations.

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