Tag Archives: Business

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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How Many Community Managers Does it Take?

I have been asked to start contributing my ideas and thoughts about Community Management to The Community Manager.  This is a great resource for people who are just starting a position as a Community Manager and also for those more … 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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Government 2.0 in Metamorphosis

Many people have wondered if the Government 2.0 movement is dying or at least slowing down.  Some have even said it is in a “slump”.  I don’t believe either is happening.  In fact in many ways it is growing.  It is slowly … Continue reading

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The Elephant of Change

I’m sure you know the joke where a number of blind men are placed in front of an elephant and all asked to describe what the object is.  They all provide various descriptions based on where on the elephant they … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Public Affairs Officer

This week I was teaching our first Community Managers Boot Camp.  This class was developed to be an intensive small group three day class focused on a specific group of Community Managers who are preparing to run a specific community. … Continue reading

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