Category Archives: Lovisa A. Williams

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The Leadership Choice

I am not much of a creative writer, but please be patient with my attempt at storytelling. There once was a great and powerful king who was known for being a kind and just king.  He owned a vast kingdom … Continue reading

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Tips for Government Transparency

People often ask me how to make government more transparent?  What steps can I take?  Here is my advice. Allow your employees at all levels to tell the story of your government and of their specific agency.  Middle level employees … Continue reading

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Transparency Challenge

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about transparency.  Mostly in the context of how do governments view and implement transparency in what they do.  Some people associate the concept of transparency as being part of a big data movement i.e. … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Adventure

When I think about SXSW, I think about how many different ways there are to experience what SXSW has to offer.  I don’t think one way is better than another, they are different paths for achieving different objectives.  Some come … Continue reading

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Disruptive Changes

I talk a lot about how technology, like social media is a disruptive force in our lives.  It makes us change how we think, asks us to look at life and ourselves differently, and it also asks us to change … Continue reading

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Open Gov West 2011

Last week I was in Portland, OR for the first time.  I flew out there to participate in Open Gov West 2011 organized by Sarah Schacht and the Knowledge As Power team.  I was going to participate in a panel and meet … Continue reading

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Digital Diplomacy Panel at Gov20LA

I had the honor in February to be on a panel on Digital Diplomacy at this year’s Gov20LA.  The panel included Martha McLean of the Canadian Government, Gina Evans of the UK Government and myself.  Our discussion was very interesting … Continue reading

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