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Everyone knows how well Barack Obama's presidential campaign made use of new media to raise money and market the candidate. We also know how big a role social ...Us Now on Vimeo
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Buy the DVD here banyak.co.uk/shop-usnow.php For more information, extra clips and reviews please go to usnowfilm.comGov 2.0 Summit - Co-produced by TechWeb & O'Reilly Conferences, September 09 - 10, 2009, Washington, DC
Co-produced by TechWeb & O'Reilly Conferences, September 09 - 10, 2009, Washington, DCOSA - Open Source for America
The mission of OSA is to educate decision makers in the U.S. Federal government about the advantages of using free and open source software; to encourage the Federal agencies to give equal priority to procuring free and open source software in all of their procurement decisions; and generally provide an effective voice to the U.S. Federal government on behalf of the open source software community, private industry, academia, and other non-profits.Template Twitter Strategy for Government Departments
USA.gov: Connect with Government -- RSS feeds, blogs, videos, podcasts, social networking, and much more...
This page lists all the ways the US government is on the social web.
US government on the (social) web (via @levyj413)
Site do Governo dos EUA com diversas ferramentas de web2.0 para interação com o cidadão americano.Gov 2.0: It’s All About The Platform
In this regard, there’s a CNN story from last April that I like to tell: a road into a state park in Kauai was washed out, and the state government said it didn’t have the money to fix it. The park would be closed. Understanding the impact on the local economy, a group of businesses chipped in, organized a group of volunteers, and fixed the road themselves. I called this DIY on a civic scale. Scott Heiferman corrected me: “It’s DIO: Not ‘Do it Yourself’ but ‘Do it Ourselves.’” Imagine if the state government were to reimagine itself not as a vending machine but an organizing engine for civic action. Might DIO help us tackle other problems that bedevil us? Can we imagine a new compact between government and the public, in which government puts in place mechanisms for services that are delivered not by government, but by private citizens? In other words, can government become a platform? We have an enormous opportunity right now to make a difference. There’s a receptivity to new ideas tOpen Government Innovation Gallery
Examples of open government in USA
USA initiatives in eGov and eP
In the Innovations Gallery, the public can browse examples of new ways in which agencies across the Executive branch are using transparency, participation, and collaboration to achieve their mission.
"The Innovations Gallery celebrates the innovators and innovations who are championing the President’s vision of more effective and open government."
The Innovations Gallery celebrates the innovators and innovations who are championing the President’s vision of more effective and open government. In the Innovations Gallery, the public can browse examples of new ways in which agencies across the Executive branch are using transparency, participation, and collaboration to achieve their mission.
EXAMPLES listed on WhiteHouse.gov
list of innovations by the White House that are open to participation
Übersicht der Gov Web Innovationen des White House
WhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, and the federal government.Google Public Sector
Tools for Public Sector
one-stop shop of tips and tools for the public sector from Google
Most people reach government and other public sector websites by using Google and other search engines. This site is a guide to the tools and best practices that can help you reach, communicate and engage with your community. Most of these tools are free, so they can also help you do more with less.
Google: Tools for Public Sector Organizations. Make your agency website, and the information it offers, easier to find.Transparency Corps
Elechanical turk de la transpatencia
US Transparency crowd sourcing website
Coordinates distributed digitization of government data as well as things like finding state officials on Twitter. Great example of both microvolunteering and the ecosystem needed for creating an effective evaluatory section of the government cycle.
Transparency Corps is the Sunlight Foundation's answer to the question, "How can I help?". There are many big problems that we can solve with technology, but we can't solve them all. For many of the projects that make government transparency a reality, human eyes and analysis are required. With Transparency Corps, we break those tasks down into short, small actions that make a BIG difference.
awesome! Sunlight's http://transparencycorps.org project now asks for help crowdsourcing national directory of state officials on Twitte ... [from http://twitter.com/marshallk/statuses/3058548525]
There are many big problems that we can solve with technology, but we can't solve them all. For many of the projects that make government transparency a reality, human eyes and analysis are required. With Transparency Corps, we break those tasks down into short, small actions that make a BIG difference. Join the Corps, and let's get started!Government 2.0 Meets Catch 22 - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com
“We have a Facebook page,” said one official of the Department of Homeland Security. “But we don’t allow people to look at Facebook in the office. So we have to go home to use it. I find this bizarre.”
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Hoe ga je om met web 2.0 en bestaande richtlijnen? Die kunnen elkaar gelukkig heerlijk in de weg zitten ... Annotated link http://www.diigo.com/bookmark/http%3A%2F%2Fbits.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2009%2F03%2F17%2Fgovernment-20-meets-catch-22The Four Pillars of an Open Civic System - O'Reilly Radar
Oivaltava artikkeli siitä, kenen kaikkien välillä ja mihin suuntaan datan tulee liikkua (hallinto-kansalaiset) (kansalaiset-hallinto) (hallinto-hallinto) ja (kansalaiset-kansalaiset) What we really want (or what I really want anyway) is not simply government transparency, but an open civic system - a civic system that operates, and flourishes, as a fully open system, for whatever level we happen to be talking about - federal, state, city, neighborhood, whatever. And transparency is a big part of that open civic system, but it is still only one part. In fact there are four parts to a functioning open civic system. These are:
Citizen to Citizen (C2C). Okay so now we have both open G2C and C2G data flows going, and that's great - huge amplification of civic activity, great realization of efficiency with regards to interaction between government and people. But there are all sorts of ways to improve civic life that don't really need to involve the government at all - what about those things? That's where Citizen to Citizen, or C2C, data flows come in. C2C is the citizens' brigade of data flow - it's the people doing it for themselves, whatever "it" happens to be. Clever Commute, in New Jersey, is one example of a great C2C data flow.
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Comments on Open Government (eGov in the UK)Open Data is Civic Capital: Best Practices for "Open Government Data"
16 open data principles. Josh Tauberer
This document is a best practices guide for governments embracing the notion of "open data". It discusses why open government data is beneficial to society, i.e. how it is civic capital, and what kinds of technological considerations must be made when making government data open. The document is intended to be read both by web managers, who may wish to skip the final Recommendations section, and by government web developers.
This document is a best practices guide for governments embracing the notion of "open data". It discusses why open government data is beneficial to society, i.e. how it is civic capital, and what kinds of technological considerations must be made when making government data open. The document is intended to be read both by web managers, who may wish to skip the final Recommendations section, and by government web developers. By Joshua TaubererGovernment 2.0: A Theory of Social Government
"Given that governments are inherently reactive, rather than proactive (I need give no examples), how can this be compatible with the rapidly evolving world of social software?"
Dr. Mark Drapeau about government 2.0.
"Ironically, however, many government agencies block such sites for use at work. For example, I cannot access MySpace or YouTube from the computer in my office at the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) blocks most social networking sites besides LinkedIn. At least one part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) blocks Google Chat. Not only do these policies make little sense (there are legitimate research uses for all of these sites, while email, iTunes, and non-blocked websites are ‘abused’ daily), the policies are inconsistent. Despite this, there are overt sprinklings of Web 2.0 influence all over the federal government. For example, in mid-2007, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sponsored a public blog about pandemic influenza, which I contributed to due to my work on global health security. This was a great early example of a government agency engaging with an interested, and in many cases, expert audience. "
Mark Drapeau blog on social government