Communications

Cybersecurity: The Next Frontier in War on Terror

Since the beginning of the Internet, there have always been bad people waging cyberattacks against both the private and public sectors. While many security solutions have been put into place — and more developed each day — the bad guys often stay one step ahead. In addition, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team of the Homeland… Read more »

Propagating Citizen 2.0

adrielhampton.com – The intent of my blog is to increase the acceptance and practice of Web 2.0 concepts in governance. I believe in a basic libertarian ideal of self-determination, but also in a strong central government to provide security and a baseline standard of living and health. Underpinning my political philosophy is a raging populist… Read more »

Answering the Ills of Social Media

adrielhampton.com – I’ve done some thinking about institutional problems in social media that challenge successful implementation of Government 2.0 initiatives. I’d like to recruit you to help me combat them. First, let’s agree that social media is an art that requires a bit of learning and humility. Ask, read, discuss, and when you think you… Read more »

Three Challenges for Mainstreaming Gov 2.0

adrielhampton.com – When you think of challenges to moving government towards more collaboration, openness and direct democracy, you may think of issues like institutionalized resistance to interagency sharing, legacy laws blocking Gov 2.0 uptake, or some other roadblock to adoption. I don’t think those barriers are as big as we think. But three features already… Read more »

Eight Reality Checkpoints for Using “New Social Media” In Government

By Dennis D. McDonald I’m tracking public announcements about the transition to the Obama administration and the emerging role for digital media and technology in the public sector. Currently a mix of messages is being transmitted by industry and government leaders and commentators. Some are overwhelmingly positive about the potential for using modern digital media… Read more »

Facebook (GovLoop, too) is for Everyone; Twitter is Not

from www.adrielhampton.com After using Facebook and Twitter at high volume for a few months, I’m ready to say it: one has universal appeal, the other most decidedly does not. I like both, but I have to take a strong position against folks who think everyone should be on Twitter. Everyone should not be on Twitter…. Read more »