"Technology" tag

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.


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.

Legistar Long Beach

An E-Gov Approach to Legislative Data

We talk to Granicus and City of Long Beach about the ROI of going digital and cloud with municipal legislative data. We also talk about Granicus’ approach to open data and its acquisition…

Ross Mayfield

Your Thoughts and Documents, Everywhere

We chat with Ross Mayfield of SocialText and SlideShare: The co-founder of SocialText and VP of Business Development for SlideShare talks us about how governments use social technology; Zipcast and free social meetings…

Leigh Budlong

From an App to a Business

We chat with Leigh Budlong about turning her quest for user-friendly zoning information into a San Francisco app, and her plans to take Zonability to communities around the U.S. and the world. “I…

James Dellow

Social Business and Gov 2.0

Social, Inside and Out: Join us for a discussion of social business with Daschis/Headshift consultant James Dellow on making complex organizations social. “Social business doesn’t really differentiate between government and non-government” says Dellow….


The Evolution of Open Gov

Open Government: Tom Spengler and Javier Muniz, co-founders of the government webstreaming company Granicus speak with us about the evolution of open government since 1999, cloud provisioning, going paperless with the iPad, public…

World Cleanup 2012

Clean the World

A ‘Crazy and Fascinating’ Vision: On May 3, 2008, in one of the world’s pivotal moments for tech-enabled mass collaboration, 40,000 volunteers removed all of the garbage in the country of Estonia in…


Multimedia activism

Bringing it all together: Wiggio is a tool for bringing teams together through text, voice, e-mail and more on a streamlined Web interface. We talk with CEO Dana Lampert about building the tool,…


Open-Sourcing Government Web

OpenPublic: Jeff Walpole, CEO and co-founder of Phase2 Technology, joins Gov 2.0 Radio for a discussion of Drupal and open-source Web development for government. Wapole’s company has worked on high-profile site launches like…

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