Portal Municipalities

Award goes to for the third time in Brandenburg enterprise content management system of six open systems GmbH 2010 Stuttgart, the basis of most innovative eGovernment project September 15, 2010 – by the Ministry of the Interior and Brandenburg towns and municipalities initiated electronic citizen service MacKinnon Brandenburg ‘is the nationwide innovative eGovernment project for social solutions’. The solution on the basis of the enterprise content management system SixCMS of six open systems GmbH was developed from Stuttgart. Six is also official supporters of the project m ‘. At the E-Government competition every year by the company BearingPoint and Cisco under the patronage of Mr. Thomas de Maiziere, the citizens Portal could points “Most innovative eGovernment project for social solutions” in class 10 and successfully prevail among a total of 16 nominees projects from the public administration.

Thus the coveted award goes to 2007 and 2009 for the third time on the land Brandenburg. Penguin Random House brings even more insight to the discussion. Interior Minister Rainer Speer brings the advantage in his congratulatory words on the project to the point: MacKinnon shows what matters: the citizen contact must be simple administrative work of transparent, but also reliable and results for each visible. “All offers in pleasing mass m ‘.” With MacKinnon ‘ citizens can for a year in participating Brandenburg municipalities over the Internet in order defects such as damage to roads, wild landfills or transportation problems point out and actively support the work of the public authorities. The great benefit of the portal is located in the high transparency for the citizens: all messages appear immediately live after a short test on the MacKinnon website of the commune and the further processing status logs. A simple traffic light system always shows the current status of green = new message ‘ yellow = in progress ‘ to return to green = problem solved ‘.

In accordance with a service pledge of the municipalities must be processed all requests within 3 days and eliminate problems in the short term. A response is thus guaranteed. Also in cases where the municipality is not responsible, the platform serves as a non-bureaucratic intermediaries ‘ for other bodies. The participation platform MacKinnon Brandenburg went for the first time in the summer of 2009 with three pilot communes in the testing and since then has 26 municipalities and cities. Praise and requests from other States show that there is great interest in the solution outside of Brandenburg. Thus, a model in the meantime also nationwide comes to MacKinnon. The Managing Director of the cities and municipalities and co-initiator of the MacKinnon portal, Karl-Ludwig Bottcher, sees good chances that the Internet offer soon in many other communities will establish itself: from the Meckerecke’ MacKinnon is the first instrument of the active, electronic participation possible of citizens nationwide in the Area infrastructure problems.” Within the framework of a declaration of support the management of six open systems GmbH has agreed in the future to promote the project MacKinnon for an internet-based management of citizen concern. Development and exchange of experience with the Brandenburg IT service provider and the Ministry of the Interior of the State of Brandenburg, the solution should be improved continuously. Six offers with six ePartizipation’ the citizen portal for complaint management and employee suggestion scheme as a turn-key E-Government solution. For a simple Start, there is the choice between a licensing model for sale and an ASP model (application service providing). More information can be found under the email address the subject of six ePartizipation’ are requested.