Posts Tagged: networking

Bowling Alone Together; Blogging Together Alone

Robert Putnam’s book “Bowling Alone” presented a haunting image when it was published in 2000. Although more Americans than ever were visiting bowling alleys, there was a decline in bowling league membership. Americans were losing their sense of community. We “sign fewer petitions, belong to fewer organizations that meet, know our neighbors less, meet withRead… Read more »

US Department of State’s Global Video Contest Winners Inspire Cross-Cultural Understanding

What do a 14-year-old freshman in Columbus, Nebraska; a 23-year-old software engineer in Bangalore, India; a 16-year-old senior in Recife, Brazil; and a 22-year-old Fulbright scholarship recipient from Wheaton, Illinois have in common? They share a strong desire to create bridges across cultures and their unique action and vision has earned each a video contestRead… Read more »

Web 2.0 – Meet the new Hype, same as the old Hype

Judas? Not quite Lest I be confused with non-web 2.0 enthusiast or, worse, proclaimed contrarian to the very type of forum where I’m contributing by this writing, let me offer a blatant caveat right up front here: I’m a web 2.0 advocate and believer, a regular social computing junkie, and generally optimistic guy. I useRead… Read more »

Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom

Here’s a cool video, based on the fascinating book of the same title, that explains how organizations are starting to embrace Web 2.0 as a means of enhancing performance and delivering bottom-line returns. The battle is essentially one between horizontal networks and vertical institutions. Social networking is antithetical to traditional hierarchical power structures and thereRead… Read more »

Social media marketing author, speaker, columnist Dave Evans coming to town Monday, March 9 @ Rockville, MD (6-8pm)

GovLoopers … please join us in giving this social media marketer from Texas a warm Washington DC welcome! You are invited to free social media marketing event @ Rockville, MD For those interested in social media marketing mindset, approaches, tips and strategies, ClickZ.com’s (www.clickz.com) own social media marketing columnist and author of Social Media Marketing:Read… Read more »

Develop best

It’s no secret that in today’s economy, we are facing more challenges than ever. And real challenges demand real solutions. Supporting real collaboration, using real tools, in real time. Most of all, they demand real winning business outcomes. We are ready to help our customers and partners “get real” about making real change to createRead… Read more »