Global Gov 2.0 – Citizens Make the State 2.0 (Austria)

Translated from “Bürger machen Staat 2.0” in Economy Austria (interview with GovLoop’er Philipp Mueller):Citizens Make the State 2.0 Philipp Mueller: “With Government 2.0, the state loses its monopoly on creating the common good. Government can not accomplish it alone; it must join with the citizen”says the Director of Public Management and Governance at the SalzburgRead… Read more »

Greetings in the Name of Global Gov 2.0, My Dear GovLoopians!

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “Letters to the GovLoopians” – GovLoop Pastor and Evangelist Highlights Global Gov 2.0 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Greetings in the name of awesomeness, GovLoopians! My dear associate, Stephen (a full-time martyr for the cause of GovLoop), beseeched me to write to you about the things I have seen in my travels across the World Wide Web. Therefore,Read… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to Tell a Contractor Apart From a Govie

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** So you are working at a government agency and wondering who is a fed and who is a contractor. Here’s my top 5 strategies: 1) Badge – Yes, it’s okay to stare at someone’s chest…to look at theirRead… Read more »

GovLoop Training – Citizen Engagement Survival Guide

Want training? Can’t afford it? GovLoop Training is here – and FREE! Yeah..pretty rad, eh? Been hearing from lots of GovLoopers that they want more specific online training on GovLoop. So you ask, we deliver…with cool training certificates included (***You won’t be disapointed***) To kick it off, on August 25th we have: GovLoop Training Series:CitizenRead… Read more »

GovLoop Launching Series on Huffington Post

So I’m pretty excited that we are writing a regular series on government at the Huffington Post. It’ll be a mix of some of the regular blogs I write here spruced up for a larger audience, some new original content, and any other suggestions from others. If you are interested at all in getting featured,Read… Read more »

Top 50 Public Administration Resources Features GovLoop

Pretty cool to see GovLoop featured as a Top 50 public administration resource. Original post here: A public administrator needs all the resources available at his or her fingertips, including information about organizations, research, online interaction, public outreach and contact information for local, regional, national and even international resources. You’ll find the best of allRead… Read more »

Does Yo Mama Know About “Open Government”?

I was just reading this NextGov interview with Craigslist creator (and GovLoop Advisory Board Member) Craig Newmark, who is trying to raise awareness about President Obama’s open government and transparency efforts. The article begins: The Obama administration’s open government initiative is discussed regularly in some circles inside the Beltway, but travel just a few milesRead… Read more »

Does Tim O’Reilly Capture Your Definition of Gov 2.0 in His CBS Interview?

Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media and the orginator of the term “Web 2.0,” was interviewed by Shira Lazar on CBS News, answering questions about Code for America and “Gov 2.0.” Video Clip: Does Tim capture your definition of Gov 2.0? What would you say about Gov 2.0 if you had 4 minutes onRead… Read more »

Top 5 Places to Network At Work

Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks When people hear the word networking, they often think of going to events and joining association. But just as important (if not more important) is networking at work. Work networking is different though and often happens in weird places. Here’sRead… Read more »

Out of Egypt: “Reflections on Blogging and Beyond”

From the Egyptian Government Blog (used auto-translate from the page, plus some of my own tidying). What do you think? Open government and government 2.0 issues are the same, wherever we live, eh? I bolded my favorite lines… **************************************************************************************** Dear Co-Reader, Like every new experience, blogging has been a different event for me. Although IRead… Read more »