Express Exchange Engage
As a result of putting up posts on this topic I have compiled and added to the three posts in order to provide a discussion paper for people to use as they wish. It has been a bit of a journey.
This purpose of the paper is to explore the work of Wikileaks, the ideas of Julian Assange and identify the implications for the public service.
The impact of social media technologies, the changing expectations of citizens, as well as attempts to reform the…Continue
During 2010 a number of posts across a wide range of sites dealt with the blocking of social media services in public service departments. One thing that did strike me was the lack of consistency. Many block Face book, some Twitter and others Yammer for example. While still others are far more open - which is great.
I have been looking at this issue for some time and, like many others, have come to the conclusion that this is yet another indication of risk aversion. In…Continue
In my first post on the issues raised by the Wikileaks phenomenon I stated that,
"Taking all that into account it is not a long bow to draw to say that the public service needs to start to consider how it is going to operate in a much more open world. Yes, many would argue we have come a fair way. For example, with the declaration of open government. However, how open is open…Continue