Web Technologies Supporting Direct Participation in Democratic Processes


Main advantages of the WEBOCRAT system

Advantages of the WEBOCRAT system (as identified also by pilot application users) can be summarised in the following points:

  • Platform independent (tested for Linux and Windows)
  • Open system - easy integration with an existing legacy system
  • Easy customizable user interface
  • Multilingual support
  • Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines taken into account at the design of user interfaces
  • Intelligent retrieval and access mechanism (thanks to KM support)
  • Modular system, not necessarily all components must be used at once
  • Security and role management (CSAP module)
  • Providing personalised services (user profiling)
  • Thin client solution for standard user (Web browser)