Digital
Ann Kempster

Connecting the communicators with CommsCamp

CommsCamp 2013 brought together practitioners from across UK Government to Birmingham for an unconference about all things communication in the public sector. Ann Kempster from the UK Government Communications Network, and one of the co-organisers of the event, shares some of the key themes and insights from the event.

Utah.Gov

Utah.gov saves $61m through online service delivery

The State of Utah has been well regarded for a number of years for its portal at Utah.gov, and the University of Utah’s Center for Public Policy and Administration has recently completed a study to quantify the financial benefit of delivering these online government services. The results – based on just nine online services from over 1,200 available at Utah.gov – found a total of $61 million saved over five years.

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Data.gov: Communities, voices and value

The US Data.Gov platform now features more than 470,000 datasets from 172 agencies, as well as thematic communities representing such diverse interests as health and education through to developers and consumers.

carlhaggerty

Bringing content to people, not people to websites

Content comes first when it comes to delivering sustainable digital public services at Devon County Council. Carl Haggerty, Digital Communications Manager for the Council shares his insights on the importance of a digital content strategy, where his approach to designing services, not websites or platforms, is transforming the way the organisation interacts with its citizens.

NCVO

Opening civil society data through the Voluntary Sector DataStore

Jenny Clark and David Kane from the UK’s National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) are bringing civil society to the open data table through their Voluntary Sector DataStore and associated initiatives.

fergus-hanson

Revolution @ State: How new media is shaping diplomacy

In “Revolution @ State” Fergus Hanson – Visiting Fellow from The Brookings Institution – explores practical cases of what Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has called ‘creative diplomacy’ and 21st Century Statecraft.

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“And / Also” – a hybrid approach to new media at USDA

Amanda Eamich from the US Department of Agriculture shares some insights into her approach to infusing new media into the agency’s communications mix.

HoustonUASI

Collaborative tech in emergency planning + response

Jessica Jackson and Michael Walter from the City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management talk about the Southeast Texas Regional Technology Seminar & Fair, which has a focus on technology, best practices and regional collaboration in the area of emergency management and public safety.

Gwynne Kostin

Mobile Gov

Tune in for a conversation with Gwynne Kostin from the U.S. General Services Administration about new innovations in m-gov and the programs being developed by the GSA to support agencies in delivering of…

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