Posts Tagged: wiki

Social Media: Time Savers or Suckers?

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************** This past week, I presented at a professional development event for the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). The title and description was: Time Savers or Time Suckers? Are Twitter, Facebook, UStream and Ning worth your time? StatisticsRead… Read more »

The Changing Relationship Between Accountability and Responsibility

Collaborative technologies apply flattening pressure to hierarchical organizational structures by diffusing the ability to publish, share and disseminate information. For example consider the action of publishing something to the corporate intranet compared to an enterprise wiki. Intranet Publishing is a Linear Process This linear process is designed to ensure compliance with a broad set ofRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: BetterBuy Project – Ideas in Action

As described in an earlier blog post the BetterBuy Project was launched to bring collaboration, transparency and participation into the federal acquisition process through the use of collaborative processes and technology. Since last October, people from industry, federal, state, local government and private citizens have submitted over 130 ideas on the BetterBuy Project platform. OurRead… Read more »

I Started a Blog But No One Cared

This post originally appeared on my external blog,“Social Media Strategery.” As many of you know, here at Booz Allen, we’ve got an internal suite of social media tools available on our Intranet – While it’s garnered a lot of publicity, won awards, and really changed the way we think about virtual collaboration here, IRead… Read more »

Building a Wiki Community: Partnerships Anyone?

When first launched in January 2009, we had very little partnership help. In the year since our launch, that has changed with brands like Foreign Policy teaming up with us during our Who Runs the War Project, which created thousands of extra page views. Main Justice, Medill Journalism School and Govloop are other partnersRead… Read more »

Building a Wiki Community: Pet Projects

Since launching the moderated wiki, Whorunsgov has, on a couple of occasions, created projects to entice people to contribute. We try to focus these projects on narrow topics that people have strong opinions about. The projects include: 1) Tracking Blue Dog Democrats’ stances on the proposed health-care bill 2) Highlighting advocates and lobbyists that workRead… Read more »

Building a Wiki Community: Gotta Love the Social Media

A significant difference between wikis created now and those created two-to-three years ago is the advent — and proliferation of — social media. Facebook is no longer used only by college kids, and Twitter results now show up on Google searches. What a change! In order to build a community, you must be able toRead… Read more »