I find this stuff so that you don’t have to.
- WordPress Mobile Pack « WordPress Plugins – "The WordPress Mobile Pack is a complete toolkit to help mobilize your WordPress site and blog."
- A digital engagement framework adapted for local government by Michele Ide-Smith – "I’ve been doing a bit of research into citizen engagement models for my MSc research and started to think about how these models relate to digital engagement. I looked at various models and frameworks and combined them to help me conceptualise digital engagement."
- Trackle.com – Find It. Track It. Share It. – Trackle looks a really good option as an online monitoring tool.
- TeaCamp – A blog to help folk keep track of the regular government tea drinking meetups.
- Why do councils still use Internet Explorer 6? | Learning Pool Blog – "the web has moved on substantially since then and, given that Microsoft has released two excellent versions of the browser since, I think its time for local government to turn its back on an outdated, insecure and slow browser."
- Local knowledge is everything – BankerVision – "We seek to use systems to impose standards of service and uniformity across the offering. “People are unreliable!”, we scream as we write as much discretion away from users as possible, thinking, as we do so, that we are serving both them and the customers. Well, we’re not."
- Cloud Culture: any new threats? « Perfect Path – "My personal experience with Tuttle has been that the network is much stronger and more robust than we imagine. Whenever it get’s a push against it, it either repels invaders or morphs into something similar enough to still be Tuttle, but different enough to survive."
- Innovation unlimited – Enterprise and Industry – European Commission – Interesting use of a blog from the EU's innovation unit.
- So your council wants to blog? – "Having said that blogs are mundane, there are still not many examples of blogs written by local government officers (as opposed to councillors or community activists)."
- Communicating Cohesion: Evaluating Local Authority Communication Strategies – "The report is the culmination of an in-depth investigation into local authority communications, from the perspective of promoting community cohesion. The findings reinforce the need for effective communications to address perceptions by some groups that they are losing out to others and the need for local authorities to take a strategic approach to communications that needs to involve not just the council staff and elected members, but the community itself."
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