All Blog Posts Tagged 'uncertainty' (3)

Decency - Justice - Open Government : The public service pledge

So here we are with the Australian Public Service creating an environment where public servants shut up on line. And much the same applies to offline and in-house. When information and discussions about information are repressed an hidden small problems fester and grow. This does not bode well for the Australian Public Service and the community.

With that in mind I put together a pledge focused on decency, justice and open government. After I wrote it I sent it to some people…


Added by steve davies on August 29, 2013 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

A social manifesto for members of the Australian Public Service

Next week I will be presenting at the Gov 2.0 conference being held in Canberra. What has been nagging away at me are some thoughts related to the fact that there is great work going on around the place by some very clever people.

However, the constant buzz is about how the organisational culture of many APS agencies is such that social media and Gov 2.0 is not a reality for the majority of public servants. That the situation is patchy and that fear, uncertainty and doubt…

Added by steve davies on October 31, 2010 at 12:00pm — 18 Comments


FUD pretty well explains why Gov 2.0 is not taking root.

  • Pubic servants fear what might happen to them if they engage on line
  • Citizens are uncertain what the ground rules are
  • Politicians are full of doubt

Sure there are plenty of projects and sure those who are activists in the Gov 2.0 space who do 'get on with…

Added by steve davies on August 29, 2010 at 7:55pm — 10 Comments

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