Category Archives: Guest post

Police, Twitter, and riots

Really pleased to be able to publish this post from Cisco’s Jeremy Crump on the use of Twitter by the police, with specific reference to the recent disturbances in London, Birmingham and other cities. The widespread use of social media … Continue reading

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Announcing moreopen micro-grants

Cross-posted from the new blog over on, here Steph announces some small-scale funding available for public sector-oriented digital events and projects: As UKGovcamp 2011 fades into the memory, and exciting events such as ShropCamp (19 April) hove into view, it’s … Continue reading

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Pulling, Not Pushing: How To Make Me Pay Attention

In my previous post about online listening, I mentioned RepKnight, a soon to launch lightweight tool for tracking keywords across social media services. In this guest post, RepKnight’s Lyra McKee talks about getting people’s attention online without irritating them. Social … Continue reading

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Stimulating informed debate around AV

Steph provides an update on the AVdebate project (cross-posted from Helpful Technology). Six weeks ago, Dave kicked off a little project which he described as follows: I’m rather interested in the referendum that we are going get get next May in … Continue reading

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6 months of Google

Paul McElvaney, Director at Learning Pool, posts an update on how the company is faring with Google’s suite of enterprise tools for email, calendaring etc. Learning Pool moved its corporate systems like email, calendaring and document storage into a Google … Continue reading

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