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Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICTs for Urban Development and Monitoring
The stakeholders’ technical and social co-construction of web and mobile devices and services in a way that transforms the neighbourhood web-site into an environment enabling local interest groups and individuals to share their knowledge about events, services or local news.
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The Future-Making Assessment Approach as a Tool for E-Planning and Community Development: The Case of Ubiquitous Helsinki
Liisa Horelli (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland) and Sirkku Wallin (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-929-3.ch004
As e-planning takes place in a complex and dynamic context, consisting of many stakeholders with a diversity of interests, it benefits from an evaluation approach that assists in the monitoring, supporting and provision of feedback. For this purpose, we have created a new approach to e-planning, called the Future-making assessment. It comprises a framework and a set of tools for the contextual analysis, mobilisation and nurturing of partnerships for collective action, in addition to an on-going monitoring and evaluation system. The aim of this chapter is to present and discuss the methodology of the Future-making assessment-approach (FMA) and its application in a case study on e-planning of services in the context of community development, in a Helsinki neighbourhood.
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