Steve davies's Blog – October 2010 Archive (5)

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

The new politician?

Back in February 2010 I put up a post entitled New times demand a new public servant outlining an article published an article by Terry Fewtrell on the implications of the work done by the Gov 2.0 Taskforce.

Here we are a few months later and, courtesy of a Senate Estimates hearing, we have publicly available information that suggests the need for a new kind of politician -…

Added by steve davies on October 25, 2010 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Australian Public Service Social Manifesto

This post is a bit of a work in progress.

OK. Government, the Australian Public Service Commission and, with the Gov 2.0 Report and Ahead of the Game Report, a pretty clear message has been sent to . . . 'Get on with it'.

I don't know about anyone else, but this is not translating into action on the ground for most public servants. To cross that particular chasm what might just be needed is a clear social manifesto for the Australian Public Service. Not…

Added by steve davies on October 17, 2010 at 7:15pm — 12 Comments

Using Blogs and Wikis in the Australian Public Service

OK. This is a messy looking post. Last Friday, 15 October 2010 I attended a great event put on by AGIMO here in Canberra. Below are my tweets. The big standouts for me are the great work being done by AGIMO and the challenge of pushing forward within APS agencies.…


Added by steve davies on October 17, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

US Gov 2.0 Initiatives

If you are located in Canberra, CGI is pleased to invite you to a free breakfast seminar presented by Ms. Molly O’Neill, VP CGI Federal on current initiatives for Gov 2.0 in the USA and lessons learned that could help Australia along this exciting journey.

Take a look at the…

Added by steve davies on October 5, 2010 at 8:17pm — No Comments

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