Weekly Round-up, June 24, 2011
Articles from across the Web we found interesting, the week of June 20, 2011
- Open Government doesn't want to go on the cart! With the immiment departure of Vivek Kundra, journalists and Gov20 advocates are pondering the future of Open Government. Some are bearish. Some are bullish.
- It's like YouFace, but real. Ever heard of FaceTweeting? It's the model the EPA uses to help distribute information through social media. It does beg the question - how do you respond to comments left on your social media properties? Thankfully, Fierce Government has an answer.
- ComputerWorld Recognizes Census. The Street reports that the US Census Bureau received an award for customer service innovation from ComputerWorld.
John Kamensky Is on vacation this week.
- Cloud security: easier to address than we thought?
- NSA and ISPs collaborating to combat cyber threats.
- Gaining savings from consolidation requires overcoming challenges, including the fact that up front investment is needed.
New Contributor - Dr. John Bordeaux
- Nice little piece on the role and place for “social media experts,” with a brief profile on @newmediajim, a humble NBC cameraman doing his part to change the face of journalism.
- Flag Day was celebrated by Casey Coleman (GSA) as the anniversary of a specific innovation - 15 years ago, GSA reached its goal of giving every employee Internet access.
- People’s motivation for using social media to talk about products and brands revealed. In 1966.
- Social media can be disruptive of status quos - change may be inevitable, and its path unpredictable.
The Business of Government Radio Show: Matt Leighninger
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Matt Leighninger begins to pull back the veil on how the various online engagement tactics and tools can be used, and when they work best.
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