Posts Tagged: round-up

Weekly Round-up: November 19, 2010

Gadi Ben-Yehuda Slate’s Michael Agger asks the question “How should we use data to improve our lives?” An important question for those of us clamoring for more data. Mobile apps are paving the way for city services (har har har) reports the Wall Street Journal. Interesting to see that services can be built on dataRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up: November 12, 2010

Gadi Ben-Yehuda Thom Kearny wrote a post titled “Why Do We Collaborate,” which begins to answer the key question raised by my series on Citizen 2.0. Alan Silberberg (the secret identity of @IdeaGov) published a piece on an the critical issue of the digital divide; “Updates on Digital Divide and Gov 2.0“ Happy 235th Birthday!Read… Read more »

Weekly Round-up: November 5, 2010

Here’s what the Center for the Business of Government found interesting this week: Gadi Ben-Yehuda FedSpace, the social media site for federal employees and contractors, is running a pilot program, reports Federal Computer Week. Adam Sharp will be Twitter’s first DC-based employee. As promised, I say: welcome to the party, but don’t get comfortable. HereRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up: October 8, 2010

Gadi Ben-Yehuda People are paying to play a game while it’s being written. What are the lessons for government? Perhaps that people are willing to pay for unfinished services provided that their input has an impact on the final product. National Public Radio (NPR) released the results of its Twitter survey. What does the profileRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up: Palindrome Issue: 10/01

Gadi Ben-Yehuda I’m feeling Neighborly – a social network in development that is location-based. I’ll be interested to see it in action. Anyone else giving MediaPost, a new aggregator, a try? So far, I’ve found a few articles I might not have read otherwise. Two ways to be wrong about social media. Newsweek’s “The SadRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up September 24, 2010

What we read this week at The IBM Center for the Business of Government: Gadi Ben-Yehuda Spy drones for your iPhone! I found two “Welcome to the Age of Skynet” toys this week: Rovio, a three-wheel robot with a camera that you can control over the the Web, and the very Terminator Salvation Parrot AR,Read… Read more »

Weekly Round-up August 27, 2010

Here are some of the articles we read this week that caught our attention at the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Feel free to send me anything you think we’ve missed! Gadi Ben-Yehuda AP: Blacks and Women Talk and Text More – What does this mean for government outreach efforts that use digitalRead… Read more »

Weekly Round-up (now with 100% more weltanschauung)

From John Kamensky: Gov Exec: 2010 Census, after all the hoopla: “On time and under budget” Gov Exec: Defense abandons insourcing efforts: “we weren’t seeing the savings we had hoped for.” Gov Exec: Gates Announces DOD Cuts: Business Transformation Agency, Joint Forces Command, the CIO’s office all get the axe. The Center for American ProgressRead… Read more »