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.


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.

Modernising Government Whitehouse Forum

January 19, 2010

A good selection of information relating to the latest US Government initiative to modernise government processes.

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.

Public Sphere: ICT and the Creative Industries

August 18, 2009

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

Centre for Digital Government

April 15, 2009

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

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.