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Social Media for Government

Overview The Social Media for Government Conference sponsored by The Advanced Learning Institute was held on September 14—17, 2009, in Chicago Illinois, to give insights and examples on how to benefit from social media approaches. During a 2-day general session, more than 90 individuals heard presentations from 12 organizations representing non-profit coalitions, academic institutions andRead… Read more »

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Case Study: Use of Social Media to “Crowd Source” Series of Articles

Background: Andy Krzmarzick , a Senior Project Coordinator at the Graduate School and Executive Board member of Young Government Leaders, wanted to tap into the multi-sector, multi-generational, governmental community to collaborate on a series of articles for The Public Manager magazine. The suggested articles would cover a variety of the issues surrounding telework, including greenRead… Read more »

My time in the wilderness

As you might know from my last post, I was scheduled to spend some time with the fine folks at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Belgium these last few weeks. Due to the hotel situation, my lack of cell phone coverage, and the quirky copyright and IT policies at the NATO military headquarters,Read… Read more »

[email protected]: Information Security: Why Cybercriminals are Smiling

Hardly a week goes by without some new internet security snafu being reported. And with web usage exploding, expect to hear about a lot more. According to a new analysis from Forrester Research, the number of Internet users is forecast to grow 45% globally over the next four years, reaching 2.2 billion by 2013. MoreRead… Read more »

The Hokie Guru (Govloop’s Bureacurat on Sports) is back… it’s time for the Atlantic Coast Conference College Football Preview!!

What is going on, rock stars? The Hokie Guru is sure this is already on the site, but to be honest, he’s been a tiny bit delinquent on engaging himself in the great dialoge on Govloop (he took a well deserved vacation). Here goes, anyway… federal agencies are increasing their use of student loan repaymentRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Open Government & Innovations Conference (#OGI) – Part 6

July 22, 2009 continued 9:00 am kayawalton: Shea: Acknowledge on-network (twitter etc) and off-network (site, RSS) communications #ogi 9:00 am USMSOffice: Identity Assurance & Privacy Panel: re info sharing- what if info is inaccurate? #ogi 9:01 am dlblack: FEMA use of social media is perfect example of mission first, tools to implement mission second #ogiRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.12.2009

Happy anniversary to GovLoop! Flowers for Steve (obviously, not my roses …that are full of holes from nasty Japanese beetles …) We need a Rose Garden Czar. And by the way, since we are all about transparency and such, where is the pay-scale for those 30-odd folks published? Image by Jack Duval via Flickr PartiesRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.27.2009

Good morning! I am still a little behind, but I’m begging for your mercy …;) I have trouble deciding how to handle FollowFriday. I have been screening it out entirely due to space constraints, but we were missing some great contacts. So today, I am trying something new. I tried to leave the first mentionRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Social Media Strategies for DoD and Government (#idga)

Social Media Strategies for DoD and Government held June 23-25, 2009 at the Hilton McClean Tyson’s Corner (IDGA = Institute for Defense and Government Advancement) Here are the Twitter-related stats for this conference followed by the Twitter stream: * 765 tweets * 49 contributors * 109.3 tweets per day * 86.8% come from “The TopRead… Read more »

Why Government Needs to Participate in Social Media

By Leonard Sipes Created for FedPitch 2009 (http://www.fedpitch.org/). FedPitch seeks to create new and innovative ideas to improve federal service. Final two minute presentation created from this paper. There are few times in world history when we witness a fundamental shift in how people move through society. Well, we are witnessing major change right now.Read… Read more »