Posts Tagged: #ogi

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Open Government & Innovations Conference (#OGI) – Part 2

July 21, 2009 Continued 8:30 am jrick: Not sure where to focus attention: On speaker, on his PPT, on TwitterBerry, or on huge live-Tweet screens flanking speaker? #ogi #add 8:30 am civictec: RT @GovTwit: RT @mixtmedia: Transparency has tremendous impact on accountability #ogi 8:30 am salemonz: Chopra: by provisioning open API we could greatly helpRead… Read more »

Takeaway from OGI Conference: Trust as a Benefit from Social Media

One recurring theme I heard over the course of the two-day Open Government and Innovation Conference was trust. I believe it was David Wennergren from DoD who recommended Stephen M.R. Covey’s book “The Speed of Trust.” I haven’t read it yet but plan to, because I think the connection between social media and trust isRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #10 – Status Updates #OGI

The final principle from the new practical guide to Gov 2.0 is status updates. Consumer social networking has driven the status update phenomenon, with most services including function so we can see what our friends, family, coworkers and other associates are up to. While it may seem that the status update is too frivolous orRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #7 – Keep Users Connected #OGI

Here’s principle #7 from the practical guide to Gov 2.0 – Keep Users Connected Social and web 2.0 approaches rely on continual participation. Continual personalized hooks and calls to action keep people coming back and keep people addicted. The trick is to let the application do the work. Think of the emails that you mayRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #6 – Use Gaming and Play #OGI

Here’s the next in my series from the practical guide to gov 2.0 – Principle #6 – Use Play and Gaming Enterprise learning professionals are increasingly relying on play and gaming as a key element of corporate training and development programs. They are doing so with good reason, as play and gaming are engaging inRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #5 – Nurture Content Addiction #OGI

Here’s the next principle from the practical guide to gov 2.0 – Principle #5: Nurture Content Addiction Successful sites are those active enough to maintain the attention of even the busiest people. Novelty and change are one big reason for people to keep coming back. The ongoing success of FaceBook and Twitter illustrate how “contentRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #4 – Measurement Matters #OGI

Principle #4, from the practical guide to gov 2.0, is Measurement Matters To truly ensure the success of your government 2.0 initiatives, metrics need to be clearly defined and measured on an ongoing basis. Metrics are central to being able to plan and strategize efforts and activities in a project. This enables users and communityRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #3 – Appropriate Calls to Action #OGI

Here’s Principle #3 from my new practical guide to Gov 2.0 – Appropriate Calls to Action The unique value of government 2.0 is engaging the voice of community members, but in the beginning it can be difficult to get people talking within a community. There may be a lot of lurkers, but not a wholeRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Practical Guide Principle #2 – Crowdsource Relevance #OGI

Here’s Principle #2 from our new guide to Gov 2.0, just in time for this week’s OGI show – Crowdsource Relevance Most social networking sites and communities have so much content, that it can be overwhelming to users. These sites, to varying degrees, make use of crowdsourcing, where users essentially do the work of “classifying”Read… Read more »

5 Tips and Tools to Check Out Before You Go to the Open Government & Innovations (OGI) Conference NEXT WEEK!

The Open Government & Innovations Conference, “OGI” for short, is jam-packed with world-renowned speakers, cutting-edge research and real-life case studies (you can see the details in all of their glory here). Whether you work in the public or private sector, you’re going to learn a ton and make dozens of contacts. To make sure thatRead… Read more »