“Top Gov 2.0 Project” Contest Winner

As you know, GovLoop teamed up with O’Reilly Media/UBM TechWeb to host a “Top Gov 2.0 Project” contest last week. You submitted a bunch of projects and cast hundreds of votes…but one project emerged victorious as the top vote-getter: Here’s how they were described in the contest: “CitySourced is a real time mobile civic engagementRead… Read more »

Meet the Gov Mascot: #3 – Lady Liberty

Next week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) and GovLoop is teaming up with the Partnership for Public Service to promote PSRW by running a special series called “Meet the Government Mascot.” Each day we’ve been introducing you to a new mascot, then we’ll run a contest on May 6-8 where you can vote forRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: Gov2Social

Throughout the year, GovLoop will be featuring projects and people from among our 2010 Partners. This week’s Project of the Week is brought to you by Microsoft, sponsors of our Cloud Computing Topics Page, making it easier for you to find content on that key subject. The also host a great group called “Microsoft ProductivityRead… Read more »

Meet the Gov Mascot: #2- Energy Ant

Next week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) and GovLoop is teaming up with the Partnership for Public Service to promote PSRW by running a special series called “Meet the Government Mascot.” Each day we’ve been introducing you to a new mascot, then we’ll run a contest on May 6-8 where you can vote forRead… Read more »

Meet the Gov Mascot: #1 – Franklin the Fair Housing Fox

Next week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW)! GovLoop is teaming up with the Partnership for Public Service to promote PSRW by running a special series called “Meet the Government Mascot.” You’ve heard of Smoky Bear, McGruff and Woodsy owl, but have you met Lady Liberty, Thermy the Thermometer or Energy Ant? You will soon!Read… Read more »

Winners and Losers in Open Government (Craig Thomler)

Originally posted by Craig Thomler at the eGov AU blog. One of the trends with Government 2.0 is for jurisdictions to make more of their information available online in more readily accessible, machine readable and useful forms. We’ve seen the rise of data.gov, data.gov.uk and a host of open data sites for nations and statesRead… Read more »