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Day Three: Wednesday, 11 September 2013
Workshop A: Transforming e-government using big data analytics
This workshop will go into depth on how government entities can use big data analytics to evaluate the data they collect from e-services and use it to improve service levels by analysing public opinion and citizen demands. It will also examine how the data can be used for high level strategic decision-making and policy modelling by reviewing the real life working examples from FUPOL - the future policy modelling project of the EU - one of the leading big data implementations in government worldwide.
Topics Covered:
  • Creating an analytics capability in your organization
  • Reviewing the data architecture requirements you need to have in place to enable big data analytics
  • Understanding the value of your data and prioritizing analysis
  • Linking data from e-services, social networks and your database to decision-ma king
  • Improving strategic decision-making through real-time information
Workshop facilitator: Dr. Peter Sonntagbauer, Project Director, FUPOL, Austria
Nikolaus Rumm, Chief IT Architect, FUPOL, Austria
Workshop B: Developing an effective social media strategy
This workshop will examine how you can develop an effective social media strategy and governance framework. By exploring many case studies in addition to participating in hands on exercises, you will have the chance to capture the key trending issues of social media and walk out of the workshop room with an action plan for designing an effective strategy for your organization. The workshop will cover the following key topics:
  • Reviewing key social media trends in 2013
  • Understanding how social media is redefining the business of government
  • Assessing your social media direction and organizational readiness
  • Building a governance system for social media in your organizations
  • Step by step: Designing your organizationís social media strategy
  • Understanding the link between social media and smart government
  • Measuring performance and handling a social media crisis
  • Practical tips on your daily use of social media
  • Examining common bad practices: Do we get social media wrong?
Workshop facilitator: Ibrahim ElBadawi, Social Media and eGovernment Consultant, Exantium, UAE