Briefing that suggests ways in which social media and online technologies may complement traditional methods ofinforming, engaging and consulting people when planning and carrying out NHS service changes.
Report that examines strategies to influence use of social media and social networking in the ICT sector in Peru, online public policy consultations, as well as exploring the use of social networking services in public administration.
Report that shows how the digital environment has the potential to make public services such as the criminal justice agencies more accountable, participatory, collaborative, accessible, responsive and efficient.
It also assesses the degree to which such technologies have so far been utilised within the criminal justice system and explores what victims think about these innovations. In doing so, it looks at surveys of victims’ attitudes towards the criminal justice system and draws on the findings of focus groups undertaken with victims of crime for the purposes of this report.
Findings of a survey based on a sample of 115 people from public sector organisations. 57% were from local government, 13% from civil service organisations, 11% from other publicly funded bodies. Respondents were mostly middle management (42%) and elected representatives (25%).
Report designed to give an accessible overview of media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15. It also documents the views of parents/carers about their child’s media use, and the rules, tools and other ways that parents manage such use.
The document is based principally on findings from Ofcom’s media literacy tracker conducted in spring 2011. Where possible, within the sample of children aged 5-15 and their parents, demographic analysis is conducted by age of the child interviewed, by gender and by household socio-economic group.
A white paper on innovation and workforce effectiveness.
Report that opens by describing the emergence of “next generation users” who are developing a new pattern of Internet use. It follows the emerging next generation users throughout the next eight sections that summarise the details and highlights of the 2011 survey. The report closes with a methodological appendix.
The first detailed section of the report focuses on describing the diffusion of the Internet as an innovation in information and communication technology (ICT). The second section focuses on the characteristics and attitudes of Internet users.
Concise guide for academics and researchers on using Twitter.
Website which offers access to online learning resources for community groups in Fife. It is an initiative of Fife Council in partnership with the voluntary sector.
Study that examines the relevance of social media to the development of personalised social care in general, and to self-directed support in particular.
The focus of the report is the UK but, given the global nature of web-based communication, it does include some international initiatives.