Creating Government 2.0 as Social Business

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You might have seen from Anne’s earlier post that the themes for this year’s Social Business Summit hosted here in Sydney on the 25th March are: Engagement – connecting and communicating with your… Continue reading

Considering the influence and impact of Social Business

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Announcing the Social Business Summit, Sydney, March 25, 2010 “Considering the influence and impact of Social Business for your organisation.” We’re delighted to announce the final event in a series of global Social… Continue reading

Finally, no more cookie cutter online communities

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I first became seriously involved in online communities while working at a professional services firm in the early 2000s – our total sum of knowledge about running ‘discussion databases’ fitted easily into about… Continue reading

We are currently seeking input for Gov 2.0 Taskforce Project 8

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Headshift is currently completing a project for the Government 2.0 Taskforce, to develop online engagement guidelines and a Web 2.0 toolkit for Australian government agencies (see the brief – PDF or RTF format).… Continue reading

Webinar: Designing for Adoption – Friday 23rd Oct @ 9am (Sydney time)

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This Friday morning (9am, Sydney, Australia time), Anne and I are excited to be presenting a webinar for Atlassian. We will explain the benefits of customising Confluence and how applying a user-centered approach… Continue reading

A Wiki Case Study: Replacing a Static Intranet at a Law Firm

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A few months ago we announced the release of the Social Networking for the Legal Profession report by the Ark Group, which was written by Headshift’s Lee Bryant and Penny Edwards. The London team… Continue reading

Powered up Downunder!

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While we were asleep downunder,  the Twitterverse was going wild with the announcement  of the Dachis Group’s acquisition of Headshift – followed by a series of blog post commentaries. Rather than re-post what… Continue reading

Upgrading Democracy in Australia – Reboot needed

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The Centre for Policy Development is an independent Australian public interest think tank. Lee Bryant and I were invited to submit an article for the latest edition of their Insight Magazine, which became… Continue reading

Social innovation gardening

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I wrote this short piece about the relevance of Government 2.0 to service delivery at a local level: The exciting dimension of Government 2.0 is the impact it can have on communities where… Continue reading