As some of you may be aware the #SMEM community made a huge push to get #SMEM into this years top categories for consideration on GovFresh’s Awards for social media engagement. Well, I have some good news. Not only did our efforts get #SMEM as a category this year pay off, #SMEM will have twoRead… Read more »
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We’re excited about a fresh new look for OpenSF, a team blog dedicated to innovation, collaboration and transparency in San Francisco government. OpenSF was originally launched by Jay Nath, director of innovation in the City’s Department of Technology, and his team members were the primary contributors. For about a year, I’ve been writing regularly forRead… Read more »
The other night I was chatting with GovFresh founder Luke Fretwell about the upcoming manor.govfresh event, happening in Manor, TX in less than two weeks. He asked me a simple, obvious question: why am I going? I gave him some reasons off the top of my head. Eventually the conversation turned to other topics. ButRead… Read more »
We discuss the upcoming manor.govfresh conference, and how emerging technologies are empowering first responders.
San Francisco’s aggressive open data efforts were on display this week, as civic and technology leaders took the stage at sf.govfresh, an event highlighting technology innovation in City government. City CIO Chris Vein (who also was recently interviewed by ideation solutions firm BrightIdea) and Department of Technology innovations manager Jay Nath explained how the CityRead… Read more »
Coming August 2010: Manor will be host to Manor.GovFresh, a conference designed to help spark local government innovations. “Manor wants to help re-define what it means to have a conference. Conferences are traditionally centered around knowledge transfer, and we want to transfer immediate, tangible value to other communities like ours. We want to show otherRead… Read more »
Gov 2.0 news source GovFresh included SeeClickFix co-founder Ben Berkowitz on its list of 10 Entrepreneurs Changing the Way Government Works. Ben joins the company of innovators like Conor White-Sullivan & Aaron Soules from Localocracy and Goldy Kamali from FedScoop. Congrats to everyone who made the list.
Since March of 2009, Gov 2.0 Radio has had conversations with scores of the incredible public and private sector evangelists, innovators and, yes, pragmatists who are making Government 2.0 happen. We’re excited about talking to many more of you in 2010 and beyond. Today marks the launch of a new look for Gov 2.0 Radio,Read… Read more »
I’m honored to report that the City of Manor’s open innovation platform, Manor Labs, is being featured on the White House blog at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2009/11/19/open-government-laboratories-democracy. Innovation is possible even in small cities with very small budgets. I hope that we can work with more cities to innovate new solutions for the public-sector. You can keep upRead… Read more »
If you’ve seen a series of posts called “Gov 2.0 Heroes” here on GovLoop, then you probably know about Luke Fretwell’s launch of GovFresh just a few months ago. GovFresh is a great website with a comprehensive list of feeds from scores of government agencies. In addition, Luke is providing thought leadership and innovative newRead… Read more »