name of the application
short description of the application (one-two sentences)
Civic engagement platform on which citizens co-create their city. The system helps cities to tap into the collective intelligence of the citizens.
status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)
Real-life deployment of a demo application via Google PlayStore.
general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …
open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software
proprietary software but the citizensourcing software is ready-to-use, yet fully customisable in an easy-to-use admin panel. The city can easily change the design of the platform, as well as pick its language out of already more than 20 available languages.
which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)
who can launch a campaign
Citizens and the city itself. Two-way communication between the city and its citizens.
which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data
Wi-Fi, GPS and cell phone signal
quantitative: what kind of data is measured
speed, distance, noise, location,…
Exact location using GPS-signal and estimated location using cell phone signal.
what type of qualitative data is gathered
Questionaires, polls and reports.
what kind of data is calculated
CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)
Automated summary reports which show the most popular ideas, engagement levels, etc. to gain qualitative insights.
which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)
The data is reported through the dedicated smartphone application.
method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics
self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…
Gamification, because every time user’s posts or comments get upvoted, they will earn points (resulting in new badges) and will move up in the citizen leaderboard.
applicability of results
are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?
The city gets quantified insights on which citizens are most engaged and can reward them for their valuable input with real-life benefits.
gaps and limitations of the campaign or application
Everyone can participate and give their view on the subject (sometimes in a hurtful manner).
other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …
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