Gov2.0 and Facebook ‘Like’ Buttons

I am all for Gov2.0.  I think that it can genuinely make a difference and help bring public sector organisations and people closer together and give them new ways of working.  However, with it comes responsibility, the public sector needs to understand what it is signing its users up for. In my post Insurers use…

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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…


The dark side of Gov 2.0

I am rather enjoying Andrea DiMaio’s latest post – It is time to explore the dark side of Government 2.0.  As I have noted a few times here, here and here not everything is always rosy in the Gov 2.0 garden.  One of the issues that I see is the speed at which governments are…

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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 – 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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