• About Louise Klitgaard Torntoft

    The Open4Citizens Platform: A digital child of many small steps and collaboration experiences!

    by  • October 9, 2017 • Uncategorized

    The #O4C Featured Story kickstarting the new updated platform: A conversation about incorporating new responsive technologies and developing a platform able to serve a “five-headed beast” of 5 different project contexts across Europe. Just now in early October, the release of the 2nd version of the Open4Citizens platform is due! This will be a platform...

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    O4C Methods empowering the citizens of Casablanca, Morocco — at a recent Open Data ‘Creathon’!

    by  • August 30, 2017 • Uncategorized

    On May 19th 2017, the Open4Citizens project co-organised the first Open Data Hackathon for citizens in Morocco. The event was labelled a ‘Creathon’, since it was shorter in duration than a standard Hackathon, and was focused on the non-technical development of attractive open data based concepts. The aim was to invite citizens who had...

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    Online data as a design resource

    by  • August 30, 2017 • Uncategorized

    Online data as a design resource “Data is of key importance for the future — it will be used a lot and is a very important skill to master especially in our field of studies (service systems design)” (participant) Data skills and methods for working with data, no doubt deserve a place in the service design practice....

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    INFRASTRUCTURING OPEN DATA AS A NEW COMMON

    by  • August 30, 2017 • Uncategorized

    The February #Open4CitizensFeaturedStory is an update from the coordinators of the citizens centered Horizon2020 project: the Service Design research group at Aalborg University (www.servicedesign.aau.dk): INFRASTRUCTURING OPEN DATA AS A NEW COMMON Data is increasingly everywhere around – being made publicly available through open data initiatives of various kinds, as results of microprocessors and smart...

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    A fit-for-purpose framework for embedded evaluation:

    by  • January 30, 2017 • News

    REFINING OUR EVALUATION OF CITIZEN-CENTRED, OPEN DATA-DRIVEN SERVICE INNOVATION The January Featured story on O4C Facebook gives a detailed insight into how we continually reflect, adjust and refine our evaluation framework – to best capture important insights and learnings: The first cycle of activity in the Open4Citizens project was completed in December 2016. Based...

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    Exciting platform ventures for 2017

    by  • January 20, 2017 • News

    DEVELOPING A DIGITAL PLATFORM THAT STIMULATES OPEN DATA EXPLORATION ACROSS EUROPE The December Featured story on O4C Facebook teased out what exciting platform developments we intend to engage during 2017: Dataproces designs and builds the digital platform for the Open4Citizens project: http://opendatalab.eu. The team responsible at Dataproces is in the middle of an agile innovation process...

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    Follow-up and Post-hack process in Copenhagen

    by  • January 19, 2017 • News, Uncategorized

    Continuing from the successful Hack Integration event several participants expressed an eagerness to participate in an active follow up phase. Building on their feedback the O4C team in Copenhagen have made their resources available to the 6 participating teams. This means engaging dialogue and ‘hooking them up’ with relevant stakeholders able to support their next possible...

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