December 27, 2011 •
News at the crossroads of government and social media.
- The rise of the digital age has transformed the meaning of open government – Open Government: A New Window on the World
- As demands for transparency and amount of data grow for government agencies, budgets shrink – What’s in Store for Government IT in 2012?
- How much is a Twitter follower worth? Man sued for $340,000 for company’s 17,000 Twitter followers – Lawsuit May Determine Who Owns a Twitter Account
August 23, 2011 •
Open Government Websites Need Revamped
In a time of increasing austerity in the government, we are also experiencing an increasing demand for many government services.
While most agency websites have made it increasingly possible for the public to participate on their websites since President Obama’s Open Government Initiative was launched, an industry report released August 22 asserts that much more research needs to be done for these agencies to make sure that they are providing opportunities for quality public participation and to better be able to measure the impact this participation has on their agency.
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