Posts By Bill Finnerty

Security Assessment Article

State Tech Magazine published an article I wrote about our last information security assessment in this months edition.

Our next big step

The next major step in our Web 2.0 initiative will be the launch of our online training project. A number of months ago, as you may remember, I started working with Moodle to present an online training option. Over the summer we have had an extra employee, one that is shared with our elections department,Read… Read more »

An Update

It has been a while since I have written for this blog. During this hiatus I have been working on a wide area network project that has been all consuming and it is budget time for us. Our Web 2.0 initiative has continued with modest growth. Two additional departments have started blogs, our web pageRead… Read more »

Web 2.0/Gov 2.0 Lunch-n-Learn – Part 2

A while ago I posted some questions and an outline for a Lunch-n-Learn training that I will be presenting regarding Web 2.0 / Gov 2.0. First, I want to thank all of those that replied with information, presentations of their own, and resources. Next, I would like to ask for more assistance from everyone. BelowRead… Read more »

More data from our survey

As I move through the processes of bringing new Web 2.0 functions into production and of educating the County’s leaders on what this technology can do for them, I keep going back to our survey and compiling the results to address the next topic. At our May department head meeting I presented information about SocialRead… Read more »

Collaborating on a Web 2.0/Gov 2.0 Lunch-n-Learn Presentation

At our last department head meeting I was asked to create a Lunch-n-Learn presentation about Web 2.0/Gov 2.0 for department heads and interested employees. My audience will be of varying levels of knowledge on the subject, a wide age range, and come from a diverse set of backgrounds (human services, criminal justice, courts, elections, prison,Read… Read more »


There has been a number of questions posed in different areas of govLoop about Web 2.0 policies. In developing ours, I originally looked at Sun Microsystems’ and IBM’s policies. A few drafts later, it looked little like the first version, but hit the important points. As we worked through the process we decided that aRead… Read more »