The paper addresses the question: how to use data-analysis and platform technologies to support and transform democratic governance. Following a short introduction, (1a) why democracy has to be transformed, and (1b) how democracy has to be transformed, it will (2a) present the vision of a platform directed on supporting and transforming democratic governance with data-analysis and platform technologies, and (2b) outline a potential workflow aka process to realize this idea. The last part (3) will address further questions and considerations related to Democratic Tech Development.1
1There are to many footnotes and references for an easy-reading, and to few for academic honors. Well, I consider every of them relevant to be checked. In honors of Rory Miller (King’s College London/ Georgetown University) and his concept of ‘sexy footnotes’: not necessary (these links are within the text) but relevant to know.
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Krueger, Julia, "Smart Democratic Governance - How to use data-analysis+ platform technologies to support + transform democratic governance - - Focus: processes of platform development (Democratic Tech Development) + transformation of political processes", Technical Disclosure Commons, (June 18, 2020)