Posts Tagged: government 2.0

Twitter and Iraq: A Counterinsurgency to Carr’s Cynicism

In an article entitled “How Twitter is going to save Iraq. I mean [email protected] Not.”, Paul Carr of the Guardian shares his cynical view regarding social media’s ability to improve the situation in Iraq. His essay was sparked by the fact that several tech execs from Google, YouTube, Twitter, WordPress, MeetUp and more are inRead… Read more »

The Open Government & Innovations Conference (OGI) Opens its Call for Participation

I attended eDemocracyCamp yesterday in DC. In his introductory remarks, Andrew Cohen tied recent Government 2.0 conferences back to President Obama’s January 2009 Transparency Memo nicely by saying: – TransparencyCamp was about transparency – Government 2.0 Camp was about collaboration – eDemocracyCamp is about participation OGI — the Open Government & Innovations conference — isRead… Read more »

Measuring Gov 2.0 (via Web 1.0): Forrester

In two previous posts (Brookings and Foresee), I have explored common methods for measuring websites in a Web 1.0 world in order to find applicability for Web 2.0. Essentially, I am providing a summary in order to educate myself and share that knowledge acquisition with personnel from government agencies and other organizations that are beginningRead… Read more »

Government 2.0 Camp Minimalist Recap

Here is the long short, or should I say short long? IT WAS AWESOME. I met many awesome people doing awesome things. I learned a bunch, thought about a bunch more. Connected with people who I knew but had never met. Met people who I should connect with, but never knew. Thought of new thingsRead… Read more »

Mark Drapeau tell them Goverati, I prefer WikiGov. What’s the best?

In a recent post at ReadWriteWeb.com, Mark Drapeau have a point: Tools as govloop are on the roots of the rise of Goverati. I’m not sure, but I think that this name is made by the contraction of Government and Technorati. And I thought that the first who study and put a name of thatRead… Read more »

Are You a Member of Generation C?

Originally published at the Young Government Leaders Blog In my journeys across the Web, I have observed a fascinating phenomena: Millennials and Gen X’ers aren’t the only ones embracing the power of social media and its potential to create “Government 2.0.” If I had to estimate the average age of guests at virtual venues likeRead… Read more »

Working Virtually

Originally posted October 15 at theagilemind.blogspot.com Talk about your multi-tasking! I’m writing this post while simultaneously attending the Cognos Virtual Government Forum and chatting with a Grant Thornton staffer whose virtual booth I stopped by while passing through the virtual exhibit hall at the virtual forum. Whew! Enough virtual. Henceforth let’s stipulate that most placesRead… Read more »