We particularly enjoy featuring individuals and organizations – inside and outside government – who are pushing boundaries and taking chances in the name of a more connected public sphere. 
Examples of themes to be explored include:
• Political
• Public sector
• Entrepreneurs
• Public innovators
• Academics /knowledge
• Commentators


Beyond the hype: Gov-tech across the Commonwealth of Nations

The 54 countries of the Commonwealth of Nations represents more than 2 billion people across every region of the world and a vast diversity in development and capacity.

Professor Tim Unwin, well-known as UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, now heads up the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO). In this wide-ranging and provocative discussion, he explores the impact of ICT across diverse economies, the value of technology for governance and also provides an overview of the CTO’s work.

David Eaves

OECD e-Leaders 2012: From e-Gov to OpenGov

David Eaves was special guest keynote at the OECD High Level Meeting on e-Government held in Mexico City on 26-27 March 2012.  This National e-Leaders gathering focused on ‘New ICT Solutions for Public…

Salem Al Shair Al Suwaidi

eGovernment in the United Arab Emirates

  In the first of Gov 2.0 Radio’s Country Profile interviews, we look at connected government in the United Arab Emirates. Host Allison Hornery is joined by Salem Al Shair Al Suwaidi, the…

John Tolva

Opening Chicago

We interview Chicago’s new CTO, IBM veteran John Tolva about bringing innovation and emerging technologies to his new role.  John talks about how his IBM background is shaping his thinking and approach to…

Alex Pettit

State CIO Challenges

Join a conversation with Alex Pettit about how state CIOs are adapting to emerging technologies on limited budgets and how the Gov 2.0 and open data movements are impacting the state of Oklahoma….

Chris Moore

Gov IT Innovations

Gov 2.0 trailblazer Chris J. Moore, CIO of the City of Edmonton in Canada, talks about cultural change in municipal agencies, open innovation in government IT, and collaborating across the globe to put…

Sen. Kate Lundy

Talking Gov 2.0 in Australia

On the agenda with Sen. Lundy: Australia’s recent Declaration of Open Government, the AU Government 2.0 Taskforce, upcoming public sphere discussions around open government, the National Broadband Network (delivery of a fiber at…


Web 2.0 Expo and Gov 2.0 Summit

Join us in conversation with O’Reilly Media’s Tim O’Reilly with special guests Sally Lieber, three-term Assemblywoman from Silicon Valley, and Michael Russell on DC’s upcoming Gov 2.0 Camp. How you can use this…

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