Posts Tagged: Gov2.0

Performance Based Contracting Needs a Continued Push through Acquisition 2.0

Why has it been so difficult to execute performance-based contracting? Certainly the complexities of modern-day service contracting play a part, but as Steve Kelman, former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy points out, it has been a frustrating and slow moving initiative making little headway in proper execution of these methods. …There isRead… Read more »

Local Government “Lead Organisation” For Gov2.0

I was originally going to write a post responding to the Federal Governments response to the Gov2au Taskforce final report and how it relates to Local Government. However I think one of the recommendations deserves its own post. 2.1 A lead agency should be established within the Commonwealth public service with overall responsibility for advancingRead… 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 »

OpenGov can it overcome the “Conformists”

From my blog Aug’ 18th 2007 To Open governance – what does it mean? – (Not) To be conformist, foster individualism, collaboration & creative worker, what does bureaucracy mean? Does it impede Open Governance?!! The Lucifer Effect May be ‘One Who Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ is a better title – Anyway this revolvesRead… Read more »

Social Media Use in Local Government

Hi everyone, My name is Alan Huynh and I’m currently researching the factors that best determine the success rate of a local government utilizing social media. The survey can be taken at and would love for everyone to take it. I look forward to sharing my data once I get done with my researchRead… Read more »

Dilemma for New Members – Identifying Group(s) to Join – Acquisition, Procurement, Contracts – Federal, State, or Local

Key Words: Acquisition, Procurement, Purchasing, Contracts, Contracting, Supply, Supply-chain, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Construction, A/E/C, Public Works, A & E Design, Tendering,Sourcing, Strategic Sourcing and all of the former in 2.0 It’s not rocket science. If “a rose is a rose is a rose”, then acquisition is acquisition is acquisition, right? If you workRead… Read more »


Have you heard about the US State Department announcing their take on Facebook (or LinkedIn!). Statebook is their internal version (or take of) Facebook. The department’s Office of eDiplomacy plan is to utilize social medial tools on a secure network so that employees and doplomatic officials around the world will be able to converse andRead… Read more »

How do you engage thousands of homeland security stakeholders? Funny you should ask…

We at the National Academy of Public Administration today released our report on the National Dialogue on the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. This was a project with the Department of Homeland Security to run a three-phase online public dialogue soliciting stakeholder ideas and feedback on DHS’s missions, goals, and priorities. While the ideas offered haveRead… Read more »