News from OZ
I have often drawn attention to the fact that Australian Public Service agencies seem reticent about social media and Gov 2.0
Lead agencies are crucial to setting an example to other Agencies and it is excellent to observe that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is doing just that.
The ATO has recently established a presence on Twitter. Go take a… Continue
Added by steve davies on March 11, 2010 at 3:30am —
Having just joined govloop this past week, I have been thinking about what I would share here. Today, after a meeting with Bowen Moran
) and my colleague Devin Serink
), I have a bit more…
Added by Raffaella Loro on March 10, 2010 at 8:00pm —
[NOTE: These events are being tweeted on Twitter at #lawgov.]
Here are upcoming events in connection with the Law.gov legal open government data project:
Added by Rob Richards on March 10, 2010 at 3:30pm —
By Dennis D. McDonald, Ph.D.
Does increasing government transparency help or hurt professional and trade associations? Here are two answers:
1. Government Transparency Helps Associations. By making
government actions more visible to the public, the need for specialized associations of individuals and… Continue
Added by Dennis McDonald on March 10, 2010 at 3:23pm —
In privacy management, it's the major data breaches that grab the big headlines. In personal brand management, it's the high profile embarrassments resulting from carelessness, ignorance and poor judgment that capture public attention. Janine Krieber
Added by Todd Lyons on March 10, 2010 at 2:00pm —
I spent the morning live-tweeting an appearance before a state Senate committee by Kansas Secretary of Transportation Deb Miller. KDOT has proposed a new 10-year transportation plan for Kansas; Secretary Miller appeared before the Senate Transportation Committee to explain some of the highlights of the proposal. Her testimony continues tomorrow morning. I'll be tweeting it @KDOTHQ
. Immediately following Secretary Miller's… Continue
Added by Patrick Quinn on March 10, 2010 at 1:37pm —
Big memo from OMB on Innovative Prizes and Engagement.....
Added by GovLoop on March 10, 2010 at 9:00am —
This weekend I attended the rather fantastic Open City Workshop
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. If you don't know much about what's happening in Edmonton, you should probably check out Adriel Hampton's recent post on the critical mass for awesomeness that's happening there
. There's a innovative team at work… Continue
Added by Bowen Moran on March 10, 2010 at 12:00am —
I watched a great TED talk on youtube by Clay Shirky called “Institutions versus Collaboration.” The link was forwarded to me by Mark Horowitz, who is working to introduce wiki technology at the Millennium Challenge Corporation and wanted to learn about USAID’s experience with… Continue
Added by Sarah Tricha on March 9, 2010 at 9:30am —
I'm SO excited to share details about NASA's newest, coolest, never-been-done-before sustainability initiative, LAUNCH:Water.…
Added by Beth Beck on March 9, 2010 at 6:00am —
Question: Can we expect a much larger amount of the available content to be consumed or used by at least a few people in the organisations?
Shifting focus from bestsellers to niche markets
In 2006 the editior-in-chief of Wired magazine Chris Andersson published his book called ”The Long Tail – Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More”. Maybe even the text printed on the top of the cover saying ”How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimted Demand” is the best… Continue
Added by Alexandra on March 8, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Like other social networks, GovLoop allows you to adjust your privacy settings and control who sees your activity in the community.
1. Go to Settings from the homepage.
2. Go to Privacy from the My Settings page.…
Added by Andrew Krzmarzick on March 8, 2010 at 7:30am —
Will Twitter help candidates win elections? The jury is still out, but some candidates get how to use it, and some don't. Check out this interview I did with Wyeth Ruthven who analyized the use of Twitter in the recent Senate race in Mass, as well as last fall's governors races in Virginia and New Jersey:
Added by Don Goldberg on March 7, 2010 at 9:00pm —
Here is a presentation I've been working on for awhile...it's a PowerPoint rather than a blog in the hope that others will use it to promote branding in their organizations. I will post it… Continue
Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on March 6, 2010 at 6:30pm —
If you need to know how to install a Goole Wave gadget extention, click here.
1. Wave with Twitter
Added by Adam Arthur on March 6, 2010 at 3:09pm —
The Department of Defense has implemented an encompassing "Responsible and Effective Use
of Internet-based Capabilities Policy
" last week to get everyone under their large umbrella on the same "social networking" use page (… Continue
Added by Michael Vallez on March 6, 2010 at 11:11am —
Friday March 5, 2010
Statement from the American Federation of Government Employees:
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) today mourns the recent passing of a beloved member of the AFGE family. Former Communications Director Magda Lynn Seymour lost her lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis on February 23rd. Madga was an integral part of the union’s expansion into video production and Internet communications. She served as the producer for the extremely… Continue
Added by AFGE National on March 5, 2010 at 2:47pm —
Dr. GovLoop has been scouring the Web to find awesome content...and here's a blog post that caught his attention over coffee this morning.
Originally posted on WhoRunsGov Continue
Added by Dr. GovLoop on March 5, 2010 at 8:27am —
We had a fantastic London LocalGovCamp
yesterday. LocalGovCamp is really a series of events across the country - local government unconferences focusing on the use of social media and collaboration in local government (and it's not all techy - lots of it is about rethinking the way local government works and radical efficiency).
For the past year or so we've seen a lot of the same faces at social media- web events. Which is great, it… Continue
Added by Ingrid Koehler on March 5, 2010 at 6:30am —
Well, below are some tips for strategic consideration.
Public relations and marketing is about the conversation. Right?
And, depending on which camp you are in; communications, marketing or both, you can more effectively enable “conversation” by shaping opinion, and opening the door towards selling the products, services and information you offer with MarCom 2.0.…
Added by Alice M. Fisher on March 4, 2010 at 2:00pm —