Notes from Day 1 at Connecting Up Australia 2009

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Despite ongoing connectivity issues (and this affected everyone live blogging and Twittering), it didn’t stop me from enjoying the first day of Connecting Up Australia 09. Very briefly, some of the highlights from… Continue reading

One year on plus BOSS Magazine interview

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Friday last week was Headshift Australasia’s first birthday. 🙂 To celebrate, the ‘team’ – Anne, Stephen (Executive Director atHeadshift Australasia), Shelley (more about Shelly another day) and me- headed over to the MCA… Continue reading

Christoph Schmaltz on Second-wave Enterprise 2.0 adopters

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I noticed that Christoph Schmaltz’s three-part post about Second-wave Enterprise 2.0 adopters over on the original Headshift blog has been getting some attention today: “I decided to break this blog post down into… Continue reading

Zen and the Art of Social Media Guideline Maintenance

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If you’re reading this, then the chances are you thinking about the need for or even writing social media guidelines. Perhaps you are looking for examples to draft your own policy? Before you… Continue reading

Web 2.0 in Government 2009 and Dominic Campbell from FutureGov

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The event Website for the Web 2.0 in Government 2009 conference I mentioned the other day has been updated with more details about the program of speakers. There is one slight change that… Continue reading

Government and non-profit sector conferences coming up in May and June

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I have a couple of conferences that I’m attending coming up in May and June that may be of interest, both with a strong community, non-profit and government flavour: Connecting Up 2009 –… Continue reading

Why is social computing more cost effective?

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In part of this interview with Stowe Boyd, Headshift’s Lee Bryant talks about the impact of the current global financial crisis on IT spending. He comments on the paradox that organisations are still… Continue reading

Get enterprise wiki software for just a few bucks

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Between now and the 24th April, enterprise wiki software company, Atlassian, is offering a fully functional 5 user license to Confluence for just US$5 (that’s about AU$7) as part their ‘Atlassian $timulus Package‘.… Continue reading

We can’t live without it, so lets rethink television advertising

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With the count down to switching off analogue television in Australia officially started, the digital bandwagon is gathering renewed momentum with a swath of advertising from both the federal government and Freeview, a… Continue reading

A Postcard from BarCamp Canberra

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Last weekend I had the great pleasure of participating in BarCamp Canberra, with a personal objective of networking with other like minded people interested in Government 2.0. Canberra is of course the centre… Continue reading