Tag Archives: Lovisa Williams

Disruptive Diplomacy

This post was originally published by Portland as part of a series of articles on digital diplomacy and the G8.   Diplomacy, and how we define diplomacy, is changing. No longer is it just an art for the elite or … 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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Twitter Cliff Notes

As easy as Twitter is to use when it comes to tweeting for the Government there are a lot of things you need to know.  One of the big obstacles we run into is our senior management doesn’t always understand … 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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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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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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