Steve davies's Blog – January 2010 Archive (8)

iPad & Gov 2.0

Picking up on Apple's iPad video and Steve Job's comments about holding the internet in the palm of your hand, what should Gov 2.0 applications - how we access government data and the Gov 2.0 'world' look like?

I openly admit my bias - have been around Macs since the year dot. But surely the concepts Apple is making real… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 28, 2010 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

How does Haiti communicate after the earthquake?

Shows the good to which technology can be put and the power of social media technologies in conjunction with simpler technologies and people. Haiti. And also shows that people do care.

Project Ushahidi

Important lessons for us all me thinks.

Steve D

Added by steve davies on January 26, 2010 at 9:40am — 2 Comments

The 90-9-1 Principle of Social Media

What are the implications of The 90 - 9 - 1 Principle for Gov 2.0 and citizen participation? And, indeed, for public servants engaging in robust online discussion.

Here is a presentation given by… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 25, 2010 at 9:56am — No Comments

World Government Data - Is this the league table?

Data Store - World Government Data


When I checked this out by looking at the data posted by country the results were: UK=1,699, U.S = 1042, New Zealand = 245 and Australia = 69. So on the face of it Australia is lagging behind.

When I started to look at what is actually provided in Australia I noticed that some data was old (Crime stats from 2003!) and some of the file formats were… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 25, 2010 at 8:24am — 1 Comment

SURVEY : Australian Gov 2.0 Open Declaration

As you will see from my previous post on Gov 2.0 Advocacy I have been rethinking things a bit. Now to move on.

On the OZloop main page you will see that I've posted a survey on the Gov 2.0 Taskforce's key recommendation of a… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 24, 2010 at 9:23am — No Comments

Attitudes to social networking

Is anyone noticing any changes within their organisation since the release of the Gov 2.0 Taskforce Report? For example, fewer sites blocked or coached - more discussion about making use of social media.

Added by steve davies on January 21, 2010 at 6:16am — No Comments

Australian Gov 2.0 Advocacy

Craig Thomler's recent post on eGov Au Australian Gov 2.0 isn't a spectator sport - get involved in 2010 is spot on. People active in the communities clustered around Gov 2.0 have an opportunity to take on an even stronger advocacy role.

Building on the brilliant work of the Gov 2.0 Taskforce I suggest the various Gov 2.0 communities should develop a common eGov Declaration… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 19, 2010 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Barack Obama's Social Media Toolkit

Hi All

You should take a look at this great resource.The Social Pulpit - Barack Obama's Social Media Toolkit.

Apart from being a great read it could, I think, be adapted to help shape practical strategies and plans to help drive the use of social media within public… Continue

Added by steve davies on January 17, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments

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