The Impact of the Social Web on Corporate Reputations

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In this McKinsey Quarterly article (free registration required), the authors look at the impact of two key factors changing what they call the ‘reputation environment’: “the influence of indirect stakeholders–such as NGOs, community… Continue reading

In GovernmentNews: A case of the Twitters?

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If you are a GovernmentNews subscriber, look out for my two page article in the May 2009 edition about the use of Twitter by local councils in Australia: A case of the Twitters?Councils… Continue reading

Can we all govern?

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While (unashamedly) UK centric, I can promise you that the Us Now movie is well worth down loading (via BitTorrent) or watching in full online as the stories it shares have global applicability.… Continue reading

Notes from Day 2 at Connecting Up Australia 2009

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OK. I’m a little slow coming back to you with notes from day two of Connecting Up 2009, however I wanted to get my slides up for you to go with this post:… Continue reading

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