Craig and I have been talking and thinking about current events and the emergence of collaborative technologies that enable different forms of dissent and shift the possibilities for government interaction with the populace. Much like the ideas espoused by John Robb regarding open source warfare we are seeing an outbreak of dissent that appears to […]

By Andrea Di Maio, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, 7 February 2011 Originally published by the Gartner blog network and republished in this blog according to the Gartner licensing terms. View the original post, Welcome to the United States of Facebook. For the last few years I having been looking at government agencies around the […]

By Daniel Kaplan, Director of Fing (the Next-Generation Internet Foundation, France), 31 January 2011 Originally published by Open Knowledge Foundation Blog under a Creative Commons Attribution license. The following guest post is by Daniel Kaplan, Director of Fing (the Next-Generation Internet Foundation, France). On Friday he mapped three possible futures for Open Public Data, and […]

By Daniel Kaplan, Director of Fing (the Next-Generation Internet Foundation, France), 28 January 2011 Originally published by Open Knowledge Foundation Blog under a Creative Commons Attribution license. The following guest post is by Daniel Kaplan, Director of Fing (the Next-Generation Internet Foundation, France). Today he explores three possible futures for Open Public Data, and on […]

A Gov2au Future contribution by Adrian Cunningham Reviews the work of the Australian Government’s Government 2.0 Taskforce during 2009 from the perspective of an archivist who was a member of the Taskforce. This article focuses on the challenges, issues and opportunities for archivists, recordkeepers and information management professionals posed by the work and recommendations of […]

By Craig Thomler, 1 February 2011 This is reproduced with permission from eGovAU Today telecommuting often refers to people who work from home, logging into computer networks to prepare documents and exchange information remotely. However across the world we’re starting to see examples of much broader and more intense forms of telecommuting. Warfare Take for […]

By Stephen Collins, 25 January 2011 This is reproduced with permission from AcidLabs As a part of the research work I’m doing for my book, I’m read­ing rad­i­cal econ­o­mist, Umair Haque’s, The New Cap­i­tal­ist Man­i­festo. In it, Haque posits a set of Laws for the 21st Cen­tury busi­ness and describes some­thing that, though referred to […]

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