Smart Society


Crowdsourcing / Citizen participation / Open city / Community involvement


Working Smarter / Sharing ideas / Stimulate interaction and collaboration



The municipality of Amsterdam experiments with crowdsourcing on the platform, in order to learn how interaction with civilians can support local policies.

In addition to the website, users with a Facebook profile can submit their ideas directly through a Facebook application.

In 2010, AmsterdamOpent already experimented with 3 social crowdsource questions. In 2012, two new questions were posed on These are linked to another Smart City project, AppsforAmsterdam. 

After the evaluation of the current pilot, more civil servants will be given the opportunity to submit their questions to the platform. They will then be supported by civil servants who are currently involved as learning partners.

Tagscitizen participationopendataco-creationcrowd sourcingappsmunicipality 2.0