Weekly Round-up: June 15, 2012

Weekly Round-up: June 08, 2012

Weekly Round-up: June 01, 2012

  • Who's Online and What Are They Doing? The Next Web reports on an IAB Europe study finding that 427 million Europeans are now online, and 37% uses more than one device.

Weekly Round-up - May 25, 2011

Where we're going and how we'll get there.

Weekly Round-up: May 18, 2012

The business world was all atwitter about Facebook, but my round-up is about Twitter this week. Twitter in the US and the UK. Brunel University published "An Overview Study of Twitter in the UK Local Government," and the IBM Center released "Working the Network," a Twitter guide for federal agencies, written by Syracuse University professor Ines Mergel. To Tweet or Not to Tweet? What a question!

'Working the Network' Released - a New guide on Using Twitter in Government

agencies maintain over 360 Twitter feeds, while the Department of Defense hosts more than 650. In addition to its official English feed, the State Department produces Twitter feeds in TurkishFarsiArabicSpanish, and French. It is fair to say that the federal government is embracing Twitter as a tool for citizen engagement.

Weekly Round-up: May 11, 2012

  • Where Data Meets Decisions.

Weekly Round-up: May 04, 2012

Weekly Round-up: April 27, 2012

Weekly Round-up: April 20, 2012

  • Live from Brasilia. Alex Howard has been writing (and recording video) from the Open Government Partnership confab in Brasilia.  For those of us who could not make it, he's helpfully posting all his media in one place.
  • Yet more on mobile and BYOD.


Innovation Fellow, Emeritus
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Gadi Ben-Yehuda was our Innovation Fellow for the Center for The Business of Government. In the five years that Mr. Ben-Yehuda was with the Center, he was a speaker, panelist and moderator for events with State Department, Department of Labor, Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and other agencies. He also delivered presentations both nationally and internationally, at SxSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, the Global eGovernment Forum in Seoul, South Korea, and conferences in venues ranging from Washington, DC, to New York City, and Las Vegas, NV, to Burlington, VT. He was a prolific writer, with articles appearing on the Center’s blog, in Government Executive and Fast CoExist. He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Vine. Mr. Ben-Yehuda has worked on the Web since 1994, when he received an email from Maya Angelou through his first Web site. He has an MFA in poetry from American University, has taught writing at Howard University, and has worked in Washington, DC, for nonprofits, lobbying organizations, Fleishman-Hillard Global Communications, and Al Gore's presidential campaign. Prior to his current position, Gadi was was a Web Strategist for the District of Columbia's Office of the chief Technology Officer (OCTO). Additionally, Gadi has taught creative, expository, and Web writing for more than 10 years to university students, private-sector professionals, and soldiers, including Marines at the Barracks at 8th and I in Washington, DC. Gadi is also a member of ACT-IAC.