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Tips for Change Agents

Many of us in government want to change the way our agencies work. These changes can take many forms. Some of us may want to fix a process or change/eliminate counterproductive rules. Others may wish to shoot for more ambitious goals that require a change of culture. The current push to expand the use ofRead… Read more »

Facebook’s Privacy Mistakes

The point of this post: The real problem with Facebook’s privacy practices is the failure to manage and live up to expectations. Let me preface this by saying “I am not a privacy professional.” My government has privacy professionals. They’re good people, know the legislation far better than I do and think more and deeperRead… Read more »

Watch out…Here Comes the Next Generation of Government

Here Comes the Next Generation of Government…(Learn more 7/6-7/7) The next generation of government is coming. And it’s coming fast. I’ve been following these changes since I came to work to the federal government in 2004 fresh out of University of Pennsylvania on a Department of Homeland Security fellowship. As the son of a careerRead… Read more »

Interesting Article from HBR – On Twitter, Followers Don’t Equal Influence

On Twitter, Followers Don’t Equal Influence 9:30 AM Friday May 7, 2010 by Scott Berinato | Comments (5) It could be that Twitter research is popular because Twitter data is free and so accessible. That’s okay. Gift horses are just as good for riding. The best, latest entry in Twitter research is the handiwork ofRead… Read more »

Citizens ‘wish list’ and frustrations with local government websites (Part 1)

This user insight comes from the user research conducted for London Borough of Camden in the UK. You can visit the website redesign project development site here. View full post here. Over the past few months, I’ve been getting myself acquainted with my new Job at Camden Council and learning the ropes. I’ve been broughtRead… Read more »

Case for Cool: Younger Generation Pushing Government Social Media Innovation

Yesterday Mr. GovLoop ran the “Case for Cool” (uh who else were they going to get to run it!) session at the OGI (Open Government Innovations) Conference in DC. The gist of the session was to show how younger government leaders are trailblazing and using Web 2.0 technologies to usher in the new brand ofRead… Read more »

Taking stock of your social media influence

Measuring influence within or across social networks and other collaborative platforms is a major focal point for many companies and individuals. I have had good conversations, and more to come, with people like Michael Wu, Chief Scientist at Lithium, and I am excited by his approach. I have also checked out tools like Twitter GraderRead… Read more »

Top 10 social media best practices

You can’t go a day without seeing a news article, blog post or tweet about the growth of social media. Many advisors, agents, firms and government agencies have already experienced the power of this new channel while many others are just getting started. In the financial sector, with the recent clarification from FINRA there isRead… Read more »

How-To: Not Dress for Spring and Summer at Work!

Well folks it is starting to be that time again in Washington, DC, when everyone starts taking off their clothes and showing their bodies. So in preparation for this event in the workplace. Just think about this “How Not to Dress no-no” (not good for your professional image). We are coming into the seasons ofRead… Read more »

Mobile Banking: Reaching the Next 3 Billion

Street-level innovations in mobile money are sparking advanced, mobile banking business plans… a catalyst for providers of banking and telecommunications to reach the remaining 3-or-so billion humans who don’t own a mobile phone (1 in 2 of us, roughly). The personal, convenient nature of mobile phones – which, according to Jan Chipchase, Nokia’s chief usabilityRead… Read more »