Posts Tagged: Notes from NAGW

Necessary inefficiencies

Notes from NAGW: Necessary inefficiencies Over the past few years, like most government agencies with shrinking budgets, I have tried to fill my networking and training needs with alternatives that did not include the expense and hassle of travel such as Twitter, Hangouts, and webinars. I’ve had many good moments and professional discussions via theseRead… Read more »

NAGW 2012 Speaking Proposals Now Being Accepted

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2012 NAGW National Conference in Kansas City, MO, September 12-14. NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share knowledge and ideas and present on new technologies and trends. The deadline for submitting proposals online is March 16, 2012. The focusRead… Read more »

NAGW Comments on USDOJ ANPRM re: web accessibility

Notes From NAGWThe National Association of Government Webmasters ( submitted a response to the USDOJ Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making, CRT Docket No. 110, (Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations) on January 24, 2011. Representing the interests and concernsRead… Read more »

NAGW 2011 National Conference Call for Speakers

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2011 NAGW National Conference September 14-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio. NAGW is seeking presenters to share knowledge and ideas as well as present new technologies and trends, so that attendees return to their offices with fresh ideas and valuable contacts. The deadlineRead… Read more »

“Meet me in St. Louis”

Notes From NAGWTHE BEST conference of the year is just around the corner: the NAGW National Conference. Held at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, webmasters will gather from September 22 through September 24. I’ve been at every conference since that first one in Kansas City nine years ago and they just keep getting betterRead… Read more »

The Speed of Change

Notes From NAGWI “grew up” in IT when applications were flow-charted, lines of code written, compiled, debugged, compiled again, then deployed and hopefully documented. And the process took forever. Ask mainframe users. Early last year, when we launched social media in Morris County, I spent forever (in today’s terms… about a week) figuring out throughRead… Read more »

Share and Share Alike

Notes from NAGW: Share and Share Alike Focused professional groups such as the Colorado government webmaster group (WebCOG), the National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) and GovLoop have helped me to provide better service to my employer and our constituents. The members of these organizations help me gauge what’s working at different levels of government.Read… Read more »

Convincing Local Governments

Notes From NAGWThe question I hear most often when I present about Morris County’s use of social media is “how did you convince your governing body to do this?” Governments need to be in social media because their constituents are in social media. It’s really that simple. Readership statistics tell the story. Newspaper readership isRead… Read more »

Notes from NAGW Launches on GovLoop

Notes From NAGW Do you want to start using social media but don’t know how to get started? Have you seen other cities and counties doing really cool stuff and wonder how they do it? Do you want to make your site accessible to everyone but aren’t sure how? Do you know that pretty soonRead… Read more »