Category Archives: Blogging

Government IT costs – the bloggers’ view

Once again, the quality commentary on the latest reports into government IT spending is coming from blogs. Simon Dickson: The real story, such as it is, is the Committee’s apparent recognition that the current process – reliant on a small … Continue reading

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‘Official’ local gov blogging

Simon writes a nice post celebrating the existence of the new official BIS blog, and provides a handy list of existing Whitehall “formal, properly-designated corporate ‘blogs’”. Here they are – I’ve also added UKTI’s blog to the list, which I’m … Continue reading

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Ingrid Koehler led a really interesting session at the weekend’s GovCamp about blogging in the public sector and how it might be supported and promoted (the session later went on to cover the excellent LGovSM twitter chats that happen on … Continue reading

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(Some of) My favourite bloggers

Here, partly as a thank you to those listed for being so thoroughly excellent, but also as a way of pointing readers to great sources of content, are some of my favourite bloggers. Dan Slee Dan is a phenomenon. He … Continue reading

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Sharing and flexibility

Nice post from BIS’ Neil Williams on deciding up on a commenting system for the department’s website. Go read the whole thing, but he summarises: So what have we learned? People blogging about what they are up to is dead … Continue reading

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