Posts Tagged: Gov

Librarians light up the listservs

Librarians have been using this “new” media for 15 years. No surprise when they were the last bastion of relevant information during a recent constitutional rights dustup in America. Library listservs are like a Twitter email stream. And they do get going at an incredible pace with statewide and national networks. Information exchange on aRead… Read more »

How Can Gov 2.0 Promote Local Economic Development?

adrielhampton.com – Seems that one of the perfect uses of social media and Web 2.0-style collaboration in local government is in economic development. I’ve very interested in your thoughts, from regulatory issues to customer growth, how can Government 2.0 help small and emerging businesses do better? Locally, I’m working with social media friends to putRead… Read more »

Change This

It is overwhelming refreshing and even inspirational to consider that as a country we have a real opportunity for change in governmental processes. It is a historic opportunity. But it is one that could easily be wasted. How can we avoid that possibility? The Right Conversations. We have to begin by having the right conversations.Read… Read more »

Microsoft FutureFed: Gov 2.0 – What does it mean to the Federal Government?

Amid the excitement and flurry surrounding a new administration, Federal agencies and workers must remember the call for transparency and accountability. To do so, they must understand and embrace the concept of “Gov 2.0.” Like Web 2.0, taking advantage of Internet technology and Web design, Gov. 2.0 will, according to the Wikipedia definition, “enhance creativity,Read… Read more »

Local Gov 2.0 the way it’s supposed to be

Those of us who work for local government who are here on govloop have spent some time talking about how we would like to see “Gov 2.0” used at the local government level. Well, here is a local government leader who is doing just what we asked! The police chief for Lincoln, Nebraska, has aRead… Read more »