Archive for the ‘Creative thinking’ category

Data Data everywhere…new gateway

January 26, 2010

A new gateway for government data from around the world….an opportunity to ‘knit a new jumper’ from various strands of disparate data.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/jan/07/government-data-world

Public Servant 2.0?

January 20, 2010

An earlier piece by a thoughtful analyst on the complexities associated with the idea of Gov 2.0 – the often overlooked and potentially very rich resource of the public servant as both gatekeeper and broker of innovation for government.

http://blogs.gartner.com/andrea_dimaio/2009/09/15/from-athens-on-the-net-to-spartans-at-the-gates-the-missing-link-of-government-20/

Modernising Government Whitehouse Forum

January 19, 2010

A good selection of information relating to the latest US Government initiative to modernise government processes.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/15/what-we-saw-and-heard-modernizing-government-forum

Using Online Video for Government Communications

January 8, 2010

It’s good to see a growing awareness of the value of online video platforms for communicating information about government services and programs. The old adage of ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ makes perfect sense, especially if the words are a tad pedestrian or the message, both wordy and deeply hidden in the mountain of information that surrounds us.

http://www.vquence.com.au/2009/11/18/developing-a-scoping-study-for-video-gov-au/

Public Sphere: ICT and the Creative Industries

August 18, 2009

Check out Senator Kate Lundy’s next public sphere event.

http://www.katelundy.com.au/2009/07/24/public-sphere-3-australian-ict-creative-industries-development/

Centre for Digital Government

April 15, 2009

A great resource of White Papers on the theme of government, innovation and technolgy.

http://www.pwt.net/

Innovation and the Power of Ideas

April 15, 2009

Although not strictly a citizen engagement site, this link will take you to a fantastic collection of ideas presented across the disciplines by a vast range of thinkers and innovators using new media tools. Well worth a browse and may inspire a cross fertilisation of ideas for innovation within government as well.

http://www.ted.com/index.php/pages/view/id/5


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