10+ “hidden gems” not to miss at Gov 2.0 Expo

Straight from the Gov 2.0 Expo co-chairs: 10+ hidden gems you should plan to see during the O’Reilly and TechWeb 2010 Gov 2.0 Expo.

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Secure use of social media, California style

Lost in the shuffle last week when the DoD rolled out their social media policy was another similar rollout by the state of California: “The more we increase the state’s online presence to enhance communication and transparency, the better we are able to serve Californians,” said Teri Takai, California’s Chief Information Officer.

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Mixing Up Some Awesome Sauce

Let me take a moment to share what I think are the top five areas Steve Ressler and Scott Burns need to focus on as GovLoop moves from Ressler’s “five to nine” job to his “nine to five” job…

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GovTwit Week in Review 8/09 – 8/15

This week we talk about DoD’s first ever efforts to crowdsource information to help create policy around social media, a re-launch of the CDC’s website, and a story about whether or not it’s legal for agencies to use Twitter for emergency messaging. That plus Smokey the Bear joins Twitter…

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GovTwit Directory Shows Government Tweeting Taking Flight With 1,300% Growth

From the White House to 10 Downing Street, from Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to Ariz. Senator John McCain, from the CDC to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, government use of the Twitter microblogging service has exploded in the last year. New website GovTwit.com has been tracking this growth, and now provides easy access to search and find who in government is using Twitter. GovTwit.com provides live tweetstreams, statistics and other features to help you find and follow over 2,100 government and government-related Twitter IDs worldwide.

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