Finance is considering conducting a series of practical 3 hour courses on social media for the Australian Public Service and we want to gauge interest from our APS stakeholders. Below are some course outlines we are considering. Please feel free to leave your comments below, or register your interest by emailing Pia Waugh on pia.waugh [...]
Tag Archives: Web 2.0
The Government 2.0 Taskforce was established in June 2009 to investigate new Web 2.0 approaches to government information and government engagement with the public. A Government 2.0 Steering Group was formed in July 2010 to oversee the implementation of the Government’s response to the recommendations of the Taskforce’s report, Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0. [...]
Maintaining the AGIMO policy of posting our public presentations on our blog, this post contains the details of two presentations that I gave last week. The first was to a Citizen Centric service delivery conference and the second was a speech to the 2011 Annual Conference of the Australian Law Librarians Association. You might reasonably [...]
Last week, I spoke to the FutureGov conference in Canberra about government service delivery, in particular, the role in that delivery of ICT. Rightly, much is made of the advantages ICT can bring to this and other aspects of modern government. However, as Dr Francis Collins of the Human Genome project observed, we tend to [...]
On 10 September, AGIMO supported the first Australian GovCamp event. Organised by Pia Waugh and a team of keen volunteers and also supported by NICTA, the event saw some 100 or so participants, largely from all levels of government, gather for a discussion of open government and related topics.
In the “Integrating Online Services with your existing Community Engagement Strategy” conference last week, along with John Sheridan’s Taming Twitter Terrorism, I presented some insights and the top five tips when using social media to engage with people.
Accessibility needs frequently confound people. This can result in inaction. Through inaction, we create exclusion. To avoid this, [...]
This morning I am presenting at a conference entitled “Integrating Online Services with your existing Community Engagement Strategy”. It’s quite a mouthful and not necessarily the sort of thing that might readily attract the attention of Gov 2.0 aficionados. My keynote is described as “Reaching the people: Where are they?” The sub-titled questions are “The [...]
At the previous meeting of the Government 2.0 Steering Group, one of the points of discussion involved creating a more effective register of Australian Government Gov 2.0 activity. Such a register could include agency use of social media or other Web 2.0 tools, greater release of data online, or other innovative uses of online technology [...]