Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wikileaks and radical transparency

The one thing that the internet does more than anything else, is that it brings the cost of distributing information to zero, no matter how far you are distributing it. We’re only now, I think, starting to be aware of … Continue reading

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Change for the better

It’s pretty obvious that local government, like all areas of public service, is facing a challenging time. Most of Learning Pool’s customers work within Organisational Development, or Learning and Development roles, and when budgets get cut, it’s often training that … Continue reading

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Open government needs more skills

Apologies for the total lack of updates here. A recent burst of activity at Learning Pool has made thinking about what to blog about a bit trickier than usual. Luckily, the Public Sector Bloggers do a damn fine job taking … Continue reading

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Get your UKGovCamp ’11 tickets here!

A bit later than expected, but I’m delighted to launch the first tranche of tickets for the annual UK government unconference – UKGovCamp – to be held on 22nd January 2011. This is the fourth event, which was kicked off … Continue reading

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Councillors! Here’s how not to do Twitter

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Twitter is a great tool for local politicians to use to connect with their electorate. It’s also a brilliant channel for espousing your views on the stoning of women, as Gareth Compton, a councillor … Continue reading

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