David Ferriero is the 10th Archivist of the United States and Head of the National Archives and Record Administration, including the Presidential Libraries. We explore the linkages between open government and record-keeping public data as well as how social media is challenging the notions of what defines a ‘record’.
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.
The Black Saturday fires devastated Australia and shocked the world. Now, the Country Fire Authority of Victoria has become a leading example of the use of social media for emergency management, winning this year’s Australian eGovernment award.
From deploying Yammer for policy and program support, to creative use of YouTube for recruitment, and through to using QR codes to create the world’s first Wikipedia town, the UK’s Monmouthshire County Council is a leading example of how local government can move beyond social tech to social communication for internal and external engagement.
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.
Amanda Eamich from the US Department of Agriculture shares some insights into her approach to infusing new media into the agency’s communications mix.
As the use of social and digital tools in the public sector increases, UK digital engagement advisor Steph Gray is helping to answer some of the knotty questions about how to maximise the value of digital engagement efforts and investment.
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…
Join us for a discussion with Julian Carver, a founding member of Open NZ – bringing citizens and government together around open data standards. Julian also talks about the two recent devastating quakes…