The domain of Open and Collaborative Governance (OCG) constitutes a multi-disciplinary scientific area, aiming to support administrations in structuring policy and delivering high quality services towards citizens and businesses in an open, collaborative way. Embracing topics such as e-Government, e-Governance, e-Participation, policy modelling and collective awareness, OCG models and practices constitute a new way of governance for administrations at any level, internationally.
The main research areas in Open Government are as follows:
- Model Based-Governance (Policy modelling; Societal Simulation)
- Participative Governance (New models for public dialogue and decision making; Opinion mining and sentiment analysis)
- Data-powered collective intelligence (Open and linked, static and dynamic data; Personalisation, Search and Visualisation)
- Government Service Utility (Cloud infrastructures, Interoperability, Identity and Trust; New targets for service execution [1-stop, 1-second, 1-cent]; Service co-creation by citizens and enterprises)