Posts Tagged: govfresh

GovFresh 2011 Awards Nominations and Voting Now Open

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 two… Read more »

Building Gov 2.0 Community in San Francisco

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 for… Read more »

San Francisco’s Open Data Efforts On Display

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 City… Read more »

Announcing Manor.GovFresh

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 other… Read more »

City of Manor, Texas Reaches The White House

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 up… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week: Luke Fretwell

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 new… Read more »