Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media and Government: With the Australian Budget being handed down yesterday, I got to thinking again about civic crowdfunding and how it probably will be the future whether the Government allows it or not. Still think government represents the individuals best interests?

2014 89

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There is also a rather unclear statement around when you can and cannot critique Government officials. Governments with secret agendas are no longer honoring representational democracy and have moved into mandate democracy (you voted for me, now eff off).

2014 81

Transformation Governance is Taking Off

Networking Action

Transformation governance is collective decision-making and action processes to realize deep change. It is not about “government”; rather it is the much broader processes that can involve many stakeholders…indeed, many see transformation governance … Net DevIt is relevant to every issue arena.

2016 36

How to Serve Government A Shitstorm Online #SocialMedia #Auspol #LGBT

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Government allowed gay marriage. I don’t actually know how to sue the Government. Send Government a message, one at a time on social media and email. Government ignore petitions. Social Fundraising: Sue the Government.

2013 122

Got Governance?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Often the tension is governance. Governance is a critical element of managing processes to ensure compliance. After some period of continued activity in stages 2 and 3, process atrophy can settle in if you don’t have the right governance in place. Governance is a necessary audit function. Your governance model might be in need of a tune-up. AEV Blog Doing It Right AEV Ant's Eye View Governance social engagement journey

Government vs Social Media and YouTube bullying video

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Today the Australian Government stepped up it’s campaign to hide the extent the epidemic of bullying that is occurring in schools by banning the evidence. As social media sites continue to turn over the rock of social evils and shine a light on social ills that we assumed were “rare&# or “exaggerated&# the Government’s response is to blame the medium. The government backed down and repealed the law.

Regulators, Learning, Governance and Networks

Networking Action

A conference for people concerned with regulation was surprisingly interesting. I went there only because I was invited to speak. Organized with the European Consortium for Political Research, it was a great example of learning from beyond my usual network.… … Change Learning EITI FSC GRI regulation TAI

Government to Networked Governance: A global trend

Networking Action

Networked governance is greatly increasing in importance and influence. That’s highlighted in a recent report to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) titled Networks for Prosperity: Achieving Development Goals through Knowledge Sharing. And what are the implications for … Net Dev

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Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

Net-Map Toolbox

This paper uses Net-Map for qualitative data collection on the use of agricultural extension in Ethiopia, especially understanding the role of women (authors: Tewodaj Mogues, Marc J. Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse and Zelekawork Paulos).

The End of Central Governments?

How to Save the World

Like the Anasazi whose thousand-year-long North American civilization disappeared so quickly without a trace seven centuries ago, when the people cease to believe in the viability of their culture and walk away, the political system, and its governments, disappear.

2014 14

AvePoint Survey on Managing and Governing SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint recently released the results of a survey about managing and governing SharePoint. According to the survey, commissioned by AvePoint, leader in governance and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, the platform is deployed to support a number of key business needs, including end-user collaboration (93%), document management (88.25%), intranet portals (79.75%) and project management (58.7%).

2011 19

Conference: Public Sector Web 3.0 and Future of Social Media Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Government 2.0 I’m speaking in Canberra next week - a workshop on social media and government one day and presentation on online communities and voters/constituents the next. and Future of Social Media Government is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Australia: Politics Future Melbourne wiki Citizen Government (9). Tags: Australia Event Online Communities government social media social networks Canberra Dr Nicholas Gruen gov 2.0

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IBM Enables Cloud-based Social Business for Government

Portals and KM

The new set of social collaboration Cloud offerings on the IBM Federal Community Cloud addresses the Obama administration's drive to adopt a "cloud-first" policy that is designed to help the government reduce and consolidate its 2,100 data centers. The government plans to reduce that total by at least 40% by 2015. IBM introduced a new set of social collaboration offerings on t he IBM Federal Community Cloud.

The Intranet Management Handbook -Part 4. Governance and Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Governance and Strategy. Here are my comments on Part 4 - Governance and Strategy. There are three chapters in Part 4 - chapter 16 on Creating the governance framework, chapter 17 on Developing an intranet strategy, and chapter 18 on From intranets to information management.

My dad advises on getting things done with local governments

Chris Corrigan

Earlier this year, our local government flattened the one we had without consultation, and Finn has been part of the team leading the charge to rebuild it in a different location. As a result, he has become an official mentor for Finn on his project and yesterday he sent along some great advice about how to get things done with local government. Here are some thoughts to start with if you want to get help from your local government.;

2014 16

Is That Really Governance?

Hildy Gottlieb

Last week I saw yet another workbook published by yet another respected Governance group, providing yet another list of principles for “Good Governance.”. The rest of the book is a chapter-by-chapter list of what we could all recite as the purported “Good Governance Checklist.” Is that really good governance? When will governance experts start teaching that? We can govern by developing plans for making that significant community difference.

An Ant’s Eye View Point-of-View: Governance and Precedent

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Existing policies and governance documents often don’t address many of the unforeseen and complicated nuances that can arise as employees become socially active on behalf of the organization or for its gain. Protection related governance is not the only way to help mitigate risk. There is no question that the technology revolution has changed, and will surely continue to change the way we do things. In some respects, we are moving to new ways of operating altogether.

2012 30

Towards a Charter Moment – why we need Large System Change in Global Governance for Sustainability

Networking Action

By: Ruben Zondervan – Executive Director, Earth System Governance Project. This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activ ity. Global environmental protection has featured high on the … Change

2014 17

Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies

Net-Map Toolbox

How do mid- to higher level managers in large corporations or government agencies use their formal and informal influence networks to achieve innovation? Innovation Any Which Way (copyright by Cea on Flickr).

2011 25

(Intranets2011) "Designing a Governance Framework in the Real World" - Damien Battisson, DEEWR

Michael Sampson - Currents

After lunch here at Intranets2011 , Damien from DEEWR talking about designing a governance framework in the real world. Key points: - There are different forces pushing and pulling when doing Intranet governance. Argument1: We're looking at governance the wrong way.

Push 19

10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy


CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). Influence GovernmentOn May 23, 2012, Stephen VanRoekel, U.S. CIO, and Todd Park, U.S.

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10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy


CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). Influence GovernmentOn May 23, 2012, Stephen VanRoekel, U.S. CIO, and Todd Park, U.S.

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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). But back to the key point: do bloggers need protection even from their own government? . Because, you know, this Government has a history of gagging Australians.

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Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Until the Australian Government stops it, that is. Government Public Relations’ deflection is an artform and insidious. Can it be a coincidence that these ACCC proposals came about just after the Abbott government sacked Tim Farrell’s Climate Commission?

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why Governments Fear Social Media – the Demise of Representational Democracy. Every time you allow the Government to “manage” or “moderate” your social communication channels, you are at risk of losing your civil liberties.

2011 133

Social Media and Village Crisis Comms – Local Gov Councils and Emergency Services #NSWFires

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If good local government council communication underpins democracy, ignoring hundreds of thousands of Facebook status updates and tweets in your area is not a good move. government social media The Australian #nswfires blue mountains bushfires

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Keynote Panel: Real-World SharePoint Governance (Share 2012, Atlanta)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Define governance in 140 characters or less. What drove the need for a governance plan? Sarah: governance was reactive. Governance provided a way for moving together. -. started governance by committee in 2009. Richard: in our consulting work, we see that governance is mostly reactive. Susan: finds the jump between the versions is a motivator for doing governance right. How do we get started with governance? How do you enforce governance?

Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

Net-Map Toolbox

A Net-Map study on formal and informal water governance in Vietnam , by Nadine Reis and Peter P.

2015 29

Business Versus Government Versus Civil Society in Multi-Stakeholder Networks

Networking Action

Talking about business, civil society and government as three organizational sectors (as opposed to industry sectors) is pretty common these days. But why do people talk about these three sectors – why not two or four? And are they just the product of a hyper-Westernized view of the world? And why is distinguishing between them important anyways? Net Dev sectors

The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Governance: Corporations function with an aristocratic governance structure, where members of the propertied class alone may vote. The Principle of the Public Good: As semipublic governments, public corporations are more than pieces of property or private contracts.

2011 91

Do Only English Speakers Pay Taxes? Government Websites and Multilingual Capabilities


state and government websites offer only a minimal level of support for multilingual content and translation. Influence Government Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese). Multilingual sites can be complex in terms of technology and maintenance – but in a multicultural and multilingual world, they are also highly effective.

How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

Engagement, Relationships & Connection Mission, Meaning & Impact Networks & Systems Ownership, Management & Governance biology Charlene Li engagement Margaret Wheatley membranes Networks Open organizational development systems biology

2011 142

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Government that you have handed your voice to, the one you gave a vote to, and said represent me have just sent you back a clear and powerful message. And what’s the Government’s message to you, the Voter?

David Goodman on food, water, energy, health & wellness, governance & public policy

Endless Knots

This year's letter, posted with David's permission, is particularly cogent and forward thinking with a lot of downright useful information (be sure to read down to Governance and Public Policy). If our government levied a $4 gasoline tax on us, you would see a revolution and politicians wouldn’t be yelled at by the voters, they would be lynched by both voters and corporations. Governance and Public Policy: 15.

Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

Connected Meaningful Networked Ownership, Management & Governance PermeableIt doesn’t matter who you are – software is going to take over more and more of what you do.

2011 117

Identifying international knowledge partnerships

Net-Map Toolbox

The cards are color-coded by categories, e.g. government on green cards, civil society on red.

Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Developed an Adoption and Governance Strategy. develop a governance structure and approach. Strategy (business and Technology strategy), Policy & Standards, Governance and Support, Ongoing Monitoring and Controls (metrics, reporting communications, education, control roles, etc.). The local governance roles very clearly states the number of FTEs for the different roles. -

Room for Progress in Online Participation for Open Government: Tim Bonnemann at SXSWi


For example, see " How the Open Government Dialogue got slimed." " Tim Bonnemann of shares his thoughts on trends in open government and online participation during the South By Southwest Interactive conference. Influence Collaboration Communication Government Internet StrategyI had a chance to catch up with Tim Bonnemann of

The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

Local Ownership, Management & Governance CarPoint Craiglist crowdsourcing eBay Expedia foursquare media Microsoft news newspapers Urban Spoon Yelp

2011 108

Government 2.0

Governance in a Networked World

I recently attended a NSW KM Forum on Government 2.0. The federal government has taken all this on board and to their credit are actively experimenting with the technology. Its hard however not to be overawed by the challenge of cultural change that would be required for governments to truly adopt the spirit of Web 2.0. fuelled by the interest in Web 2.0 technology.