Posts By Greg Berry

Startup Beach House

Are you working on a Gov 2.0 idea, Open Gov idea or have an idea for a product or service to improve government? Than you might be interested in the Startup Beach House! The Startup Beach House originated from the love and passion we have for startups, entrepreneurship and the awesome community surrounding these ideas.Read… Read more »

Road Map for the Digital City – Achieving New York City’s Digital Future

The Road Map for the Digital City – Achieving New York City’s Digital Future is a recently released report by Mayor Bloomberg’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the NYC Digital initiative. It’s outstanding and is a must read for anyone involved in government at any level, especially if your involved with web/gov 2.0 initiatives.Read… Read more »

Snail… What’s that make you think of?

Your agency’s technology, perhaps? Would a $5,000 Technology Grant Help?no strings. no cost. no commitment. no essays. Over the past few months, I’ve traveled the country on the “municibid Across America Tour” to attend various municipal association conferences. I had the great pleasure of speaking with thousands of local government agencies. One common theme inRead… Read more »

Pa.-based Web site aids municipal sales Pa.-based Web site aids municipal sales By Kristin E. Holmes Inquirer Staff Writer The sale of a government fire truck in Montgomery County used to be a process teeming with paperwork. The required mailings, bid applications, and newspaper advertising cost money, and often resulted in selling government property on the cheap. The Pottstown-based municibid.comRead… Read more »

GCPedia – Canada’s Wikipedia

GCPedia: Canada’s Wikipedia I have to admit, I haven’t heard much about GCPedia prior to researching it as a possible topic for this column. But I have two good excuses; one, I don’t live in Canada and secondly, I don’t work for the Government of Canada. You see, GCPedia is only available and accessible toRead… Read more »

The Public Technology Institute – GovLoop Project of the Week, May 6, 2009

Pardon The Interruption… for the PTI (Public Technology Institute)… Celebrating its 35th year of providing technology leadership, the PTI, lead by GovLoop member Dr. Alan Shark, is a not-for-profit, member supported organization. PTI is the only technology organization created by and for cities and counties. Its core network of local government officials work to identifyRead… Read more »

Recognizing Local Governments for Social Networking

Hello all… I’m wrapping up this week’s GovLoop Project of the Week, which will be posted on Wednesday. I’m focusing on the Public Technology Institute. They have a webinar, tomorrow (May 5th) from 2 – 3pm, entitled Recognizing Local Governments for Social Networking. Description from website: Local governments are expanding their use of Web 2.0Read… Read more »