John Moore

Lower revenues, Unclear ROI. The attack on open government begins

As you may recall I wrote recently that: "What was missing in 2010, however, was the requirement to tie open government efforts to results other...

National Capital Planning Commision Open Government Planning

The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) is working on its Open Government Plan and I wanted to point them out for their great use...

Verizon is taking a solid approach to community development

Becky Carroll is the Community Program Manager for Verizon, she teaches social media at the University of California San Diego, and she does a...

Open government, truth, and a tragedy in Arizona

What led to the horrific shooting in Arizona, leaving innocent victims dead and injured, is still unclear. What is clear is that this...

Alan Silberberg discusses Gov20LA with KCET

As I have noted before, I am on the planning committee for Gov 2.0 LA 2011 and I am very excited about the potential...

OpenAffairs TV interviews Dugan Petty, Oregon State CIO talks Government IT

It is once again Thursday and that means it is video day at Government in The Lab. Since I am always impressed with...

The most effective channels for sharing your content

I often review the performance of my blogging efforts and use several metrics as part of this review process. One metric is simply...

US Politicians could learn about social media from those in Rwanda

Rwanda is relatively small African country. According to the State Department the country is very poor and is working hard on economic and...

Mobile, CRM, and Open Government Thoughts on 2011

You may recall that I recently reviewed my 2010 thoughts and predictions, time now to share my thoughts on 2011. Mobile Worldwide sales of Android smart...

Legal and privacy issues with social media

Our second daily video for video day (every Thursday) comes from a Bloomberg Law interview with Kristen Mathews, a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP...

OSSI chats about the use of open source in government

It is once again video day on Government in The Lab and today's first video is from OpenAffairs TV. The video is...

Sharing public resources through MESH Government

Andrew Hoppin gave an excellent presentation at TEDx Gotham titled "MESH Government to the Rescue". The summary on YouTube summarizes the talk: "Andrew describes...

A direct line between citizens and the White House

Never in the history of our country have citizens had a more direct line to the President of the United States. Social Media...

SocialMadeSimple, making social media easier for real estate professionals

While at a Tweetup last night in Cambridge I ran into the people behind SocialMadeSimple and had the opportunity to hear a bit about...

Vietnam seems to understand Government 2.0

Government 2.0 is a citizen-centric philosophy and strategy that believes the best results are usually driven by partnerships between citizens and government, at all...

Email, social media, and coupons makes the CFO smile

While attending the Monitoring Social Media Conference I had the opportunity to listen to Mark Schmulen, General Manager of Social Media for Constant Contact...

Foursquare’s days are numbered

I have said it once and I will say it again, Foursquare will not survive this year (yes, 2010). I know that anyone who...

Great uses of Twitter at conferences

I had the pleasure of attending the Monitoring Social Media conference in Boston yesterday. While I was there to discuss Social CRM, I...

Since the future begins with local engagement/involvement

While large organizations are clearly delivering value to the public and private sector it is important that we do not lose site of the...

Down in polls, McGuinty turns to Twitter (via National Post | News)

This will be very interesting to watch. If Twitter and other social media channels are able to measurably impact McGuinty's bid it will only...

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