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Issue 10

IPU Innovation Tracker

The quarterly electronic bulletin from the Centre for Innovation in Parliament

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Issue 10
Innovation Tracker

Issue 10

The tenth edition of the Innovation Tracker spotlights how new tools for remote working in the National Assembly of Zambia have inspired other parliaments in the region. Other articles focus on Automatic Speech Recognition and digital broadcasting and a new webinar series titled "Transforming parliament".

Innovation Tracker contributions

We are posting examples of innovation in parliament on Twitter using the hashtags #innovation #parliament. Please join us in using these hashtags, or send us good examples that we can share!

Do you have an example of innovative parliamentary working methods to share in the Innovation Tracker? Tell us about it via this online form or by e-mail to innovation@ipu.org.

Innovation in parliamentary working methods

Zambia’s National Assembly innovates with – and shares - a parliamentary app

Faced with the disruptions of COVID-19, Zambia’s National Assembly shifted to hybrid meetings, mixing physical presence with digital connections. But parliamentary business remained hard to manage. A new eChamber app may be changing all that.
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CIP organizes first peer-assist event on digital broadcasting and ICT

Digital broadcasting is central to parliamentary openness and transparency, and this relationship has only accelerated during the pandemic. But what is the relationship between digital broadcasting and ICT? And how should parliaments manage themselves? The CIP’s first ever peer-assist event, in August 2021, went deeper into these questions.
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Dutch House of Representatives shares its experience of automatic speech recognition (ASR)

Automatic speech recognition (ASR) could simplify large amounts of parliamentary business. The Netherlands’ House of Representatives started to use such technologies in 2016, and shared its experiences with parliamentary representatives at a CIP event in September 2021.
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Webinar series: IT governance and digital strategy for parliaments

From big data to the cloud, innovation trends are shaking up parliamentary business. And these trends have only been accelerated by the pandemic, which has seen an exponential growth of remote working and hybrid parliamentary proceedings. The IPU Centre for Innovation in Parliament (CIP) is pleased to present its new webinar series - Transforming Parliaments.
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