Posts Tagged: Drapeau

How New York City Government Is (and Isn’t) Using Social Media

I sat on a panel this past Friday with GovLoopers Sarah Kaufman from New York City’s MTA and Mark Drapeau from Microsoft as well as Gale Brewer, a City Council Member in New York City and Rachel Sterne, the Chief Digital Officer for New York City and well known for her brilliant Road Map for… Read more »

#TwitGov! Fresh Links (and a play-by-play)

A very interesting day of buzz over the new Twitter governmental liaison position, with everything from Act.ly petitions to a sort of Microsoft-O’Reilly Media-Twitter Gov 2.0 debate on Mark Drapeau’s blog. @Twitter opened on Monday the with a job post: http://bit.ly/twitgov … Track the #twitgov search … … Cue Wednesday: Mark Drapeau (one of Microsoft’s… Read more »

Free Gov 2.0 Online Conference from O’Reilly – March 11

Just wanted to let everyone know about an upcoming Gov 2.0 Online Conference from O’Reilly happening March 11. This FREE two hour, interactive online conference will showcase international Gov 2.0 innovations being pioneered in Canada, the United Kingdom, Israel, and more. The Gov 2.0 Online Conference is co-chaired by Gov 2.0 Expo chairs Mark Drapeau… Read more »

The Virtual World is Flat- How social media is helping good ideas get heard

The Army is probably about as stratified and hierarchical an organization as you will find where everyone has a place in the system from Private to General. That system has existed for literally thousands of years but I believe the social media revolution is creating a virtual flattening like never seen before where anyone with… Read more »

If I Don’t Know Who You Are, I Can’t Evaluate What You Say

I’m still thinking a lot about the culture of anonymity of the old Web, and what it means for the collaborative nature of 2.0. Lots of smart people at GovLoop chimed in, some agreeing strongly with my rant against anonymous comments, some telling me I was off base. It’s an important issue, so I asked… Read more »

Talking Government 2.0

Originally posted Wednesday 10/8 at http://cparente.wordpress.com: Last week I took part in a fascinating discussion around Government 2.0, i.e. the use of Web 2.0 tools by government agencies. I connected my client Scott Burns of GovDelivery with Mark Drapeau, who has made a name for himself locally by blogging on Government 2.0 on Mashable. Mark… Read more »