Posts Tagged: OpenGov

Public Records…Tools to Archive Twitter and Facebook

I have been a social media/networking advocate for the past year. I have really enjoyed seeing all the ways government has opened up and embraced using social M/N tools to enhance their communications with their constituents. However, many governments are still in the beginning stages of figuring out how to use the tools, create aRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: White House release open government plans

Federal agencies have four months to become more open, transparent and cooperative with the public’s requests for information, according to new orders issued Tuesday by the White House. The changes deliver a big victory to open government groups have long sought to transform how the government presents and shares information with the general public. OutlinedRead… Read more »

Open Gov Directive Hits the Streets (in an oh so ironic way)

So the White House released the long-awaited Open Government Directive this morning, appropriately accompanied by a live videostream at both the White House site and on FaceBook with Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra and new media director Macon Phillips. With only time for a quick glance through the directive (it wasn’t madeRead… Read more »

Open Government is Change Management… On Steroids

Giovanni Carnaroli, the associate CIO for IT policy oversight at the Department of Transportation, and Jenn Gustetic from Phase One Consulting Group presented at the Open Government: Strategies and Tactics from the Play Book event last week. For those of you that couldn’t make it, we are introducing our thoughts about how to approach OpenRead… Read more »

Lost Conversations, Lost Decisions, Lost History…

Originally posted on “TalkStandards”, 11th November 2009 There is no debate that standards have always played an important role in the design and delivery of eGovernment systems, since the mid-1990s we have been seeing standards play critical roles in data exchange, authentication and the way that information is ultimately presented back to the user. EarlyRead… Read more »

What is Enterprise 2.0 – Amended

Previously posted at Enterprise 2.0 is the concept of working smarter, not harder in a more transparent work environment, independent of location, computer, or one person doing a specific job. It is a methodology of doing better business and it is one of our Core Competencies at Navstar. Navstar has the leading experts inRead… Read more »

Fast records management (#ERM) facts from new AIIM survey

The new AIIM Records Management Industry Watch survey is now available. The survey can be downloaded at THIS LINK. The survey results are free, but you must register first. Overall, our findings show that in most organizations, electronic records are still taken less seriously than paper records. Responsibility for applying good records management practice toRead… Read more »

GSA Publishes Citizen Engagement Newsletter

This newsletter should stimulate a lot of discuss on a host of issues in Open Gov, ranging from data sharing, to participation activities, to engagement potential, to standards creation (right there with ya!). Article List: Increasing Citizen Engagement in Government By the People, For the People Citizen Engagement National Dialogues Build Communities Believable Change: ARead… Read more »

Records Keeping in a Web 2.0 World

Time was when a lot of government agencies, including a few I worked for, kept their records in the equivalent of an old shoebox containing a few old spiralbound notebooks left in the care of that secretary, whats-her-name, who retired four years ago… Yeah. With the advent of e-mail a few decades ago records keepingRead… Read more »

Gov 2 Summit – Beth Noveck Open Gov

Beth Noveck, Deputy CTO OSTP Early milestones -Open for Qeustions -HHS H1N1 PSA -Release of White House visitor logs Open Government Initiative -A model. A pathforward. A way to get policies involved. -Open government policy – requires policy, legal, and tech leadership in every agency with public input. In next couple of weeks. CultureRead… Read more »