Digital Democracy in Practice: Accessibility, Intuitiveness, and Cost-effectiveness in User Interface Design for Parliaments
Written on January, 2023
The emergence of the digital era and the recent global shift towards remote operations, compounded by the Covid-19 pandemic, has necessitated a strategic and thoughtful approach to the design of digital tools for parliamentary activities. Two critical user groups - technical staff and Members of Parliament (MPs) - require interfaces that are accessible, intuitive, and cost-effective. This essay delves into these aspects, with particular focus on their implications for user interface (UI) design in parliaments.