Posts Tagged: public participation

Social Media for Public Participation: Step 2 – Consult

Though informing is the first rung in the public participation ladder, it is the second step, consulting, that two—way communication and the promises it entails become paramount. The IAP2 says that the purpose of consulting is “To obtain public feedback on analysis, alternatives and/or decisions.” In essence, agencies enabling this kind of participation are promisingRead… Read more »

Social Media for Public Participation: Step 1 – Inform

There are many roles for social media within government agencies. Joshua Joseph of the Partnership for Public Service is spearheading research into one area: improving operations. We had a lively, discursive conversation yesterday not only about how social media can be used at various points in an agency’s project life-cycle, but about how the PartnershipRead… Read more »

Coming Soon: The Re-launch of

By Alex Moll, Communications Officer, eRulemaking Program Management Office Next week, the eRulemaking Program Management Office (PMO) will release the first installment in a series of website developments scheduled over the course of 2012 as part of a redesign of The substantial redesign aims to effectively re-launch to meet the goals of SectionRead… Read more »

there are no new ideas

Having just joined govloop this past week, I have been thinking about what I would share here. Today, after a meeting with Bowen Moran (@bxmx) and my colleague Devin Serink (@dserink), I have a bit more direction. As a short introduction I am a consultant working with the City of Edmonton. I used to workRead… Read more »