Kaisa Eskola, Joonas Pekkanen, open source, transparency "Kaisa Eskola 30th May 2016
"The EU-funded D-CENT project develops next generation tools for online democracy and participation. In Helsinki, the piloting has focused on creating ways for citizens to follow the decision making process of the City of Helsinki."
This year the City of Helsinki is rethinking its approach to citizen participation and bottom-up citizen empowerment. The D-CENT project has impacted the roadmap of current e-participation tools in Helsinki by creating open processes, tools, code, and standards. The public beta of the democracy tool developed as part of the D-CENT Helsinki pilot has now been launched as Decisions Helsinki"