Government 2.0 Examples: Good and Bad

Like all things there are good and bad examples of Gov 2.0.  One of the main drivers for Gov 2.0 should be a reduction in cost of communication with citizens and I came across two separate examples with different outcomes. Spenta, a Spanish partner who specialises in SharePoint, CRM and .net development and do most…

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Gov 2.0 in Local Government: Yammer or Twitter?

Gov 2.0 can and will effect all levels of governments and associated agencies. Over on the Headstar e-government blog there is a case study of Web 2.0 in Local Government which sparked my interest for two reasons. Firstly and totally unrelated to the subject in hand is that it is about Brighton and Hove City…

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Cloud Computing in Government

Without a doubt Cloud Computing is going to open up a whole new world of possibilities. Looking through the volumes that have already been written about Could Computing this quote is often referenced when talking about the business impact: What happened to the generation of power a century ago is now happening to the processing…

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Gov 2.0 can fail

I referenced some of the issues that Gov 2.0 can come up against in some previous posts, and it is going to be interesting watching the successes and failures in this space over the next few years.  In the post Welcome to America 2.0 I highlighted the UK site www.togetherforlondon.org, a Social Networking site created…

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Gov 2.0 Examples – Mayor of London

Boris Johnson the Mayor of London is now on twitter.  However, just because you are on twitter does not make you Gov 2.0.   1,318 people following you, and you are following no-one? Not very Gov 2.0.  OK, so lets tell Boris; lets feedback to him that we would like to be able to engage…

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Gov 2.0 Examples – Number10.gov.uk

Funny that you tend never to notice things in your own back yard!  After scouring the world for good examples of Gov 2.0, I realised that the 10 Downing Street web site is pretty good. It is a good clean looking site with blogs, speeches and transcripts, press notices, webchats, a Number10 Web TV Channel,…

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