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Knowledge 2.0 for local government

Knowledge 2.0 for local government

I’ve recently signed up to LocalGovCamp, an ‘unconference’ for local government. Taking place on 20 June 2009, at the Fazeley Studios in Birmingham. If there is the time and the interest, I am hoping to run a session on a major new initiative to bring new thinking about how good/best practice is developed and shared across the local government sector. Tired and dusty knowledge repositories have had their day. The new breed of social networking and social media tools offer…

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Can Government ever be agile?

Can Government ever be agile?

Paul Canning writes about the changing and shifting priorities of central government in relation to ‘eDemocracy’, and specifically the possible demise of the International Centre of Excellence for Local eDemocracy (ICELE), which  is – or was – a government funded ‘National Project‘.  I believe Paul’s point is that this is not so much a case of government being particularly capricious in this instance as being devoid of any real understanding of what is happening in the egov world.  I’d agree…

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