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Social Networks: An Alt-Org Chart

Dan Chenok recently emailed me and John Bordeaux a New York Times story and asked us for our opinions.  The articles was "From a Facebook Founder Comes a Way to Streamline Work Flow," and the quote that moved Dan to ask for our input was…


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Weekly Round-up - May 25, 2011

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Where we're going and how we'll get there. Two big events this week dominated my twitter feed and imagination: the release of the administration's memorandum "…


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 25, 2012 at 8:58am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: May 18, 2012

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

The business world was all 
atwitter about Facebook, but my round-up is about Twitter this week.

  • Twitter in the US and the UK.  Brunel…

Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 18, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments

Working the Network - a New Guide to Using Twitter in the Federal Government

Currently, the federal government operates over 1,000 Twitter feeds. Federal civilian agencies maintain over 360 Twitter feeds, while the Department of Defense hosts more than 650. In addition to its official English feed, the State Department produces Twitter feeds in


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 14, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

The Sequel to Mythbusters in Government Contracting – Another Step Forward

This item was also posted on the Business of Government Blog by Dan Chenok.

Last week, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OMB/OFPP) issued the second memorandum designed to debunk misperceptions…


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 14, 2012 at 1:56pm — 2 Comments

Weekly Round-up: May 11, 2012

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • Where Data Meets Decisions.  The Pew Internet Research Group has an interesting and important report out about "Just in time information," which they describe as people using mobile devices to acquire and/or act upon information to…

Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 11, 2012 at 8:54am — No Comments

Mark Drapeau Misses the Mark

It is unseemly to spend even a short blog post arguing with one person over one point, but this is, in my estimation, a critical point for Gov 2.0 coming from a critical player in our community.

Let me say that I've known Mark for more than four years--we met at a Social Media Club DC event when they were still small(ish) affairs.  If my memory serves, we were at the Ogilvy HQ downtown, Mark was…


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 9, 2012 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: May 04, 2012

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • You Had Me at "Sociocultural."  Here's a report showing how the DoD is using social media to engage with foreign populations.  The title alone is worth reading: "Sociocultural Behavior…

Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 4, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Your Klout Score: What It Means and How to Use It

Earlier today, I had an exchange with Steve Radick and Christopher Whitaker about the nature and value of Klout scores (embedded below).


I've spoken before about what Klout scores mean, how to use them, and when to ignore them, but I wanted both to share my current thinking, and hear your thoughts in a medium that doesn't constrain us to 140 characters.


What Klout…


Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on May 1, 2012 at 12:58pm — 6 Comments

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