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27. November 2018

At the 18th European Conference on Digital Government (ECDG) in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) at the end of October, the Digital Government Excellence Award was presented. The award went to projects that are not only convincing in theory, but also work in practice. Out of 10 finalists, two were awarded at the end. Janine Rosenbaum not only presented Integreat on site, but also discussed its content in depth with local network partners. Their research, which presents Integreat as an ecosystem […]

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18. November 2018

At the end of this week the Techfugees Global Summit took place in Paris, a global meeting of all digital projects for refugees. We were invited by the organisers themselves, who paid the travel and accommodation costs for us. We also met projects working on the same problems and challenges as we do, but mostly on different continents. In addition to the exchange on possible cooperations, we were also allowed to introduce ourselves to an international jury together with four […]

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13. November 2018

hackaTUM meets Integreat-App! Parallel to the Hackathon of the TU Munich we spent three days with our technology and new functions. With nearly 20 developers and volunteers, the so-called “Integreat Conference” at the Chair of Information Systems comes to an end today. We have established ourselves as the most widely used open source solution for municipal information transfer. This weekend, marketing plans, EU expansion scenarios were discussed as democratically and openly as the orientation of technological developments. It is now […]

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9. October 2018

Integreat has improved the participation of users in the content of the Integreat app. The new feedback function makes it possible to evaluate individual topics as helpful or in need of improvement and to leave comments for the municipalities. The function has been active in the web version of the app since mid-September. The function was developed on the basis of research results that have confirmed “digital participation” as an important building block in the preparation of information. User feedback […]

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21. September 2018

Together with the other finalists of the Google.org Impact Challenge, a strategy workshop last week focused on the topic of “system change”. In the Google office in Berlin we deepened methods of impact analysis and applied them to our project. The declared aim of our offer is to prepare information flows for newcomers in a transparent and trustworthy way. Thus we want to increase the empowerment and the self-determination of newcomers while the citizens who have been living here for […]

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10. September 2018

We introduce members of the Integreat team on an irregular basis. Today it is that time again. Steffen has been with the team for over a year and is responsible for the development of the WebApp. Besides his computer science studies at the University of Augsburg, he is currently designing the feedback function for Integreat, which should make more user interaction possible in the future. By the way, we are looking for helping hands again! All details are available at […]

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