At today's talk by Google Federal Director Mike Bradshaw, my table mate and I sent the following tweets. Worth checking out: Google's public policy blog. Thanks to Steve Ressler for reminding me of this format, originally from David Tallan (Twitter to blog). #wattsyourplan: RT @jonmikelbailey: @wattsyourplan #restongoogle google has 1.6 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels... Read more »
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At a govie staff meeting yesterday, the interesting point was made that there's potentially a huge advantage to innovating via social media in government because government is more willing to share with government. In other words, there are not the inherent barriers to sharing best practices that crop up in the private sector, where Company... Read more »
Joking around with a client today, we acknowledged that in many ways, the approach to social media in government has been a "don't ask/don't tell" policy - launch something under the radar without official approvals or face obstacles and roadblocks that deter all but the most determined. We also acknowledged that things are starting to... Read more »
Five federal websites have been chosen as good examples of best practices in government websites. What jumps out at me is that, aside from it not being all about Web 2.0, is that each of these agencies are strong examples of making their site about the user, not all about the agency. Clearly, Web 2.0... Read more »
The President's Transparency Memo is inciting all kinds of buzz. A couple of interesting podcasts from public radio this week: Kojo Nnamdi: The Future of Government Transparency Michelle Martin Tell Me More: A Text Message From the President?