Communications

Musings on Web 2.0 Culture Change

I had the privilege of speaking today at a conference on social media in gov’t hosted by the Potomac Forum. Listening to the other speakers, as often is the case, I heard similar concepts to the ones I use, but put in different ways. I thought I’d share here some of what I distilled. None… Read more »

Become a fan of the NYC Condom – on Facebook.

This is our newest forray into Facebook. It’s fun, so I’m sharing it. Become a fan of the NYC Condom – on Facebook. By visiting the new page you can send e-condoms to your friends, spread the word about safe sex and link to information on where to find condoms. The Health Department will also… Read more »

The Facebook Phenomenon – How Government is Getting Into The Act

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 and… Read more »

Help the Sunlight Foundation– What are your Top Ten 2.0 Tools?

Ellen Miller, co-founder of the Sunlight Foundation had mentioned on Twitter that she loved Tweetdeck and expressed an interest in learning about more 2.0 tools. The Sunlight Foundation whose ultimate goal is to, “… strengthen the relationship between citizens and their elected officials and to foster public trust in Congress” is working hard to bring… Read more »

GovLoop Survey – What Area Do You Work In?

The latest GovLoop survey question was “What Area Do You Work In?” The results are: 14.3% Workforce 49.0% Technology 4.1% Finance 25.5% Marketing/PR 7.1% Operations Pretty interesting findings. There are a lot of technologists on GovLoop which has sparked a pretty interesting discussion in the forums about it (Lots of Technologists Here). My thoughts are… Read more »