Government 1.0 is dead. Prepare for the Age of Government 2.0!

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When you work in government, there are always lots of training and information sessions on this and that – from how to behave ethically to the procedure for booking a meeting room. There… Continue reading

New report on Social Networking for the Legal Profession

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Headshift are proud to announce the release of what is a major new report, published in association with Ark Group, entitled Social Networking for the Legal Profession. In the report, Lee Bryant and Penny Edwards… Continue reading

Why you should add social computing to your IT strategy

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I’m not sure if this is a trend yet, but I’ve had a couple of client enquiries recently, but not about social computing or social media explicitly – instead they want help with… Continue reading

What is an API? Tim Duckett explains

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Over on the original Headshift blog, Tim Duckett writes: That’s a question I was asked a few days ago by a client.  It’s a fair question, too – there’s no point in building… Continue reading

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