Did you know that there are now more than 40 no-cost social media providers with Terms of Service agreements for use by federal agencies? This means federal agencies can use these sites without having to negotiate federal-friendly Terms of Service (TOS). While this doesn’t mean that just anyone can just sign-up for WordPress and startRead… Read more »
Posts By Sara Cope
The eagerly anticipated new book from Bill Eggers (director for Deloitte Research) and co-author John O’Leary Getting Big Things Done in Government(Research Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School) titled “If We Could Put a Man on the Moon…Getting Big Things Done in Govt,” is being launched in a 2-hour event tomorrow at the Grand Hyatt, DC.Read… Read more »
I’ve made a few updates to socialfeds.com that I’ve been meaning to do for a while. These include adding the videos from the Gov 2.0 Expo and Summit 2009 and I also added GovFresh to the lineup. What do you think? Tell me what you like/dislike/want added!
In response to a Freedom of Information Act request in April by the Electronic Information Privacy Center (EPIC), the GSA has released the “Web 2.0 agreements” that were generated by the agency on behalf of the federal government with many social media providers in March of 2009. [Read More on Socialfeds]
Congressman Mike Honda, 15th District of California Representative, recently announced the launch of his new initiative to crowdsource the redesign of his website. His goal of this project is to move America closer to Government 2.0, where Rep. Honda’s constituents can play a role in the creation of a site that will better serve them.Read… Read more »
I really enjoyed the presentation Emma Atunes from NASA did on their social networking project, Spacebook, last week. I’ve capture my takeaways from her presentation on implementing an internal social network and posted them here.
Let’s face it, Facebook is huge. More than 150 million people around the world are now actively using Facebook and almost half of them are using Facebook every day. This includes people in every continent—even Antarctica. Now many government agencies are deploying their own version of this popular social networking site to share information andRead… Read more »