Posts By Dylan Coleman

Who’s Talking the Most?

Social Media is being utilized to improve citizen engagement in a number of agencies. Our guide, The Social Media Experiment in Government: Elements of Excellence Highlights the new and exciting ways that agencies are accomplishing this. If you haven’t done so already, I would recommend taking a look at this guide and see the experimentationRead… Read more »

Sequestration & Social Media

Well, sequestration is in our midst and there isn’t much that we can do about it. By now I’m sure you all have heard the many consequences sequestration will likely bring: Furloughs, longer lines at the airport, prison lockdowns higher risks of terrorism, women and children taken off of WIC… canceled white house tours! Well,Read… Read more »

The Armed Forces Leading the Charge in Facebook Likes

Government’s move toward better utilization of the web in hopes of increasing citizen engagement isn’t exactly a new pursuit. It’s a rather old one in truth, however that doesn’t mean it’s going away anytime soon. Now more than ever government is looking for new ways to improve internet presence and open new channels of communication.Read… Read more »

Exposing Government

In his first term of office President Obama pledged to shed light upon the shadow of our veiled government. To bring transparency to the executive branch. He issued policies that added greater exposure of government documents though new mediums. Although initially successful, Obama’s Open Government is still far from complete and requires more attention fromRead… Read more »

Government’s New Toy: GSA’s Pinteresting Process of Terms of Service

Ever wonder how government agencies might utilize the social media site Pinterest? The United States Mint could show us pictures of their favorite Elongated Souvenir Coins. DHS could put up picture recaps from their favorite scenes of the previous week’s episode of Homeland. Or maybe, the United States Department of Agriculture would illustrate the drollRead… Read more »