Posts Tagged: Second Life

The Time for a Comprehensive Plan for Second Life is Now!?

Today I read a great article about digital citizenship, Digital Citizenship and the Forward Edge Transference, written by Mike Langlois, LICSW. In his post, Langlois discusses many similarities between online and offline behavior. This was interesting to me because as a local government employee, I’ve also recognized many similarities between offline communities and online spaces…. Read more »

Recruitment 411: Real Life Recruiting in a Virtual World

Today’s guest blogger is Frank Stipe; Frank manages the IRS Recruitment Office’s virtual recruitment program. We invite you to reach out to Frank in Second Life, where he’s known as RobinRasperry Sorbet. In today’s world, word-of-mouth is still the most powerful and trusted communications channel. In Second Life, IRS takes word-of-mouth marketing to the next… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Social Media Melting Pot

Social Media allows the IRS Recruitment Office to communicate and network with job applicants at any time and from any place. The key to our success is integration; every tool is part of a well-oiled social media machine. By using social media, the IRS accomplishes several important goals. First, we show the IRS is a… Read more »

US DOT and Second Life: “Transportation Nation” Island

My government 2.0 worlds just collided this morning. I participated in the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting yesterday and am now at the Open Government Directive Workshop Series. One of the presenters at the OGD event was Adam Schlicht of DOT, who highlighted DOT’s Second Life island called “Transportation Nation.” I found one of his… Read more »

Only 10 Days Left Until MuniGov Con! Register Now!

The first-ever MuniGov 2.0 virtual conference hosted in Second Life is coming up April 10! Don’t get left out of this unique FREE training opportunity and discussion of Web 2.0 by some of the art’s best practitioners! New to Second Life? See http://www.munigov.org/ for Second Life Orientation information. Register now, set up a projector and… Read more »

Register now for the MuniGov 2.0 conference in Second Life!

Registration is open for MuniGov 2.0’s first virtual conference -MuniGovCon’09! April 10, 2009, 9 AM – 1 PM, PST. Conference sessions, info and registration links are posted on the MuniGov 2.0 site. The conference is free and you can attend from your computer! Please register early through the link above because capacity is limited to… Read more »

US State Department and Web 2.0 – Take 2

Originally posted at http://generationshift.blospot.com. A couple weeks ago, I blogged about the State Department’s use of Web 2.0, giving them an overall grade of “A” for their wide array of blogs, wikis, social network sites, podcasts, and a YouTube channel. Let’s make it an A+. Between that post and now, I had the chance to… Read more »

Working Virtually

Originally posted October 15 at theagilemind.blogspot.com Talk about your multi-tasking! I’m writing this post while simultaneously attending the Cognos Virtual Government Forum and chatting with a Grant Thornton staffer whose virtual booth I stopped by while passing through the virtual exhibit hall at the virtual forum. Whew! Enough virtual. Henceforth let’s stipulate that most places… Read more »