In this paper we explore the influence of visualizations and the technologies used to create and distribute them on the process and outcome of public policymaking. We will analyze nine qualitative case studies, three on agenda setting, three on policy design and decision making and three on policy evaluation. We find that the choice of the technologies used to create a visual event increases transparency and impacts policy greatly. Also we find that the type of story which is told affects the way policy is created or changed.

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Keywords Visual technologies, Visualizations, Transparency, Public policy, Policy arena
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/115432
Journal Government Information Quarterly: an international journal of information technology management, policies, and practices
Citation
Moody, R.F.I, & Bekkers, V.J.J.M. (2018). Vizualizations, technology and the power to influence policy. Government Information Quarterly: an international journal of information technology management, policies, and practices, 35(3). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/115432