1. …to introduce CROWD_USG idea

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Video of the presentation


Slides presentation


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2. …to explore crowdsourcing for governance


Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 16.43.26Overview of crowdsourcing for public governance (own elaboration)


Screen Shot 2017-05-18 at 6.21.16 PMTrends in crowdsourcing research (Certomà, Corsini, Rizzi, 2015)


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CROWD_USG field of exploration: the intersection betwee crowdsourcing for governance, sustainability and urban context (own elaboration)


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Crowdsourcing processes and tools for urban governance (own elaboration)


Presentation by Chiara Certomà “Crowdsourcing for public governace in the European R&I context” at the Crowdsourcing Week Conference, Lulea, 21 March 2018


  • Processes and tools description (external references):

Brabham, D. (2014) “Using Crowdsourcing In Government”, IBM Business of Government

Leighninger, M. (2011) “Using Online Tools to Engage – and be Engaged by –The Public”, IBM Business of Government

de Feraudy T., Saujot M. (2016) Could “urban crowdsourcing” transform how cities are made? Issue Brief N°06/2016. Iddri, 2016


3. …to use crowdsourcing for urban sustainability governance


Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 16.39.37Crowdsourcing transforming public governance (Certomà 2017, own elaboration)


Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 16.54.51Urban sustainability requirements and crowdsourcing (Certomà, Corsini, Rizzi, 2015)

Crowdsourcing for public governance. Toward spontaneous smartness.

A critical analysis and guide for implementation by Chiara Certomà based on:


4) …to approach research methodologies

  • Methodological framework description (external references):

WHITE, D. F., WILBERT, C. (2010). Technonatures: Environments, Technologies, Spaces, and Places in the Twenty-first Century. Wilfrid Laurier University Press

PELLIZZONI, L., (2016). Ontological Politics in a Disposable World: The New Mastery of Nature. Routledge

MIKKELSEN, B., (2005). Methods for Development Work and Research. A New Guide for Practitioners. 2nd edition, SAGE Publications


  • Tutorial (coming soon!)

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