A pilot project to help bootstrap decentralised collective intelligence
Project manager and architect of a successful pilot to reorganise EUROPA along thematic lines, so people could figure out What the EC did, Why and How, in areas of interest to them, without studying its labyrinthine internal structure.
Of course, when we launched the first interactive website for the IST Event (IST 2002) we didn’t know it was a Web2.0 site. That term only appeared two years later
Part of the pilot Thematic Portal project I ran while at the EC’s DG INFSO, the Newsroom CMS was the first cross-EC CMS, and involved launching user ‘INFSO accounts’ before Google had 'Google accounts’.
EUREKA's website was the first database-driven website by any European public organisation, and could do things other sites took over a decade to manage, such as integrating project database with journalistic content my editorial team had been producing for years.