Category Archives: Event

Online Information 2009 – not to be missed

I’m looking for to attending the Online Information Conference next week, which runs from 1-3 December at the Olympia. The schedule for the three days can be found on the Online Information website. There are some great speakers lined up, … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Social Media, social web | Tagged , | 2 Comments

PHIN 2009 Conference – CoP Presentation

I am very pleased to have been invited to speak at the Public Health Information Network (PHIN) conference in Atlanta, Georgia, taking place between 30th August and 3rd September. This will be my second visit to Atlanta, having been there … Continue reading

Posted in Communities of Practice, Event, ROI, Social Networking Tools | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Social by Social Game

David Wilcox (Social Reporter) has produced an excellent post describing the ‘Social by Social’ game that a few of us at the Net Tuesday meeting took part in. This was the first time I had attended a Net Tuesday meeting, … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Social Media | Tagged | Leave a comment

Social Media Game for NGLIS

I was asked by the Network of government library and information specialists (NGLIS) to run a workshop session on Social Media Tools for their 2009 Conference, held in London 3rd June 2009. I thought this might be an ideal opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Social Media, Social Networking Tools | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Online Information Conference – Call for Speakers

For anyone who has not yet made a submission for the 2009 Online Conference, the deadline has now been extended to Friday 8th May. The organisers want to hear from people and organisations that have transformed themselves to be more agile … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Web2.0 | Tagged | Leave a comment

Local government communities of practice shorlisted for awards

The Improvement and Development Agency’s (IDeA) Communities of Practice for Local Government (CoPs) has been shortlisted for two awards at the e-Government National Awards 2008, this years ‘best of the best’ in public sector ICT and  e-government. The winners will … Continue reading

Posted in Communities of Practice, Event, Public Sector, Web2.0 | Tagged | 2 Comments

Tom Watson talks about social media initiative at 2gether08

Finally got to see Tom Watson in person, presenting at 2gether08 about the Government initiative to provide more open access to public, non-personal data sets. Tom talked about the launch of a competition for social innovators and entrepeneurs to develop … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Shared Services, Web2.0 | 4 Comments

Web 2.0 and bridging the digital divide

I will be presenting at the Limehouse software user’s group today, 10th June, on the topic of Web 2.0 and the issues that local authorities face in bridging the digital. I will post my slides to Slideshare after the event.

Posted in Digital divide, Event, Web2.0 | 2 Comments

Using Web 2.0 for connecting and collaborating across local government

Ingrid Koehler over at the Policy and Performance blog writes about how Web 2.0 is being used to support improvement initiatives in the local government sector, and in particular the positioning of (virtual) communities of practice for engaging with staff … Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, Event, Web2.0 | Leave a comment

Social Networking at the Tuttle Club

Possibly one of many self-organising groups that are emerging on the back of the social networking revolution, I attended the Tuttle Club Breakfast yesterday, organised by Lloyd Davis. It was (of course) a great opportunity to meet new people, discover … Continue reading

Posted in Event | Tagged , | Leave a comment