Archive for the ‘Social Media’ Category

#PSFBuzz Unlocking Access and Developing A Web 2.0 Usage Policy

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:20 2 Comments

Carl Haggerty (@carlhaggerty) was on immediately following the Browsealoud chap to talk to us about how to go about unblocking access to web 2.0 sites and developing appropriate policies around them. Some of this information can also be found in Carl’s blog post 1 rule and 6 steps to embracing social media in local government, [...]

This was posted under category: Public Sector, Social Media, Standards, Technology

#PSFBuzz Mash Ups And We’re Not Talking Potatoes

Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:20 23 Comments

This was delivered by Mike Saunt of Aston Technology, who I really must apologise to, because for some reason — possibly nerves, knowing I was up after him — my notes for this session don’t seem as comprehensive as some of the others, so I’m sure . But I’ll struggle on as best I can… [...]

This was posted under category: Public Sector, Social Media, Technology

#PSFBuzz: A Revolution In Local Government Communications?

Friday, July 10, 2009 7:20 21 Comments

The first talk proper (technically Dave Briggs was first, but I’m lumping all his stuff together) at the PSF event “Effective Social Networking & Web 2.0 Strategies for Local Authorities NORTH EAST” was Simon Wakeman, who asked the question “Social Media — A Revolution in Local Government Communications?”. Simon has already put his slides online, [...]

This was posted under category: Public Sector, Social Media, Technology, twitter

#PSFBuzz: Accessibility vs Social Media

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 8:30 34 Comments

I wasn’t first up at the PSFBuzz event, but since there were some ahem minor technical hitches with my presentation (somewhat owing to the fact that the internet connection didn’t actually connect to the internet, which is a bit of a drawback as far as internet connections go), I wanted to get a blog version [...]

This was posted under category: Accessibility, Public Sector, Social Media, Standards, Technology, twitter

Paula The Cow Gets Branded

Monday, July 6, 2009 10:58 35 Comments

I was fortunate enough to be in the Metro Centre this weekend. For the uninitiated, this is one of those shopping malls which in many respects is like every other shopping mall in the country. The interesting thing about it this weekend though, was that Paula The Cow was there. Paula the Cow was a [...]

This was posted under category: Branding, Media, Social Media, Technology, twitter