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UK .gov blogosphere
Doing a blog… ‘not something a sane adult would do…’ they have never considered it. People blogging internally is the first step - make it acceptable at all levels. FCO internal blogs - is content that controversial to not be public? Disconnect between your reputation/perception at work and online through your blog. Can be radically different. Do people in government...
Using games in communications
Here are my rough notes of a fascinating session… Alistair People respond to quest games; challenges, progress Using examples of games like FourSquare to encourage people to visit local areas. Reaching those hard-to-reach audiences - C2DE - through online gaming. Games with product placement - communication messages - straight to your phone when you’re in a specific space. Teach...
Digital campaigns in government
This was an exploratory session on how in govt digital campaigns are planned, budgeted, delivered in different departments. Led by Tim Hood, Yoosk.com. (These notes are selective hearing by @neillyneil. YMMV) Starter for ten on the whiteboard - see photo http://ukgc10.tumblr.com/post/349071859/digital-campaigns-in-government Also these Qs: How do digital campaigns get initiated? Who owns...
If @downingstreet can do it, it must be ok– WordPress “has brand awareness in Government”
At the WordPress session. Anecdotally, it’s thought around 50% of govts around the cabinet table are using WP in some way or other. Great flexibility and quick deployment. BIS deployed within three days, and interim site lasted for three months before rebuild. Ideal for news-driven sites. However BIS are moving to a “proper” enterprise CMS system - issues around templates,...
WordPress examples in Government →
Next up, EfficiencyCamp!– @ingridk
@pubstrat session is very enjoyable. Lot’s of big thinkers in the room including @steiny, @simond, @harrym, @lesteph, @neillyneil, @jkerrstevens… A who’s who of gov dig.
Data security session
Key message: More (internal) technical staff need to be involved in procurement - not just designers, content producers etc.
Data security session
Lesson from Microsoft. What will not give you security is: “don’t do security, then when someone reports a vulnerability, patch it”.
Scribbled notes from Socitm session on...
(Notes by @neillyneil - with apologies for any errors!) Vicky Sherriff, Socitm: Quick intro about what Socitm is doing in this space: from background of IT professional body, broadening out to web. People in web roles in all tiers of government come from a wide range of backgrounds and career paths: Content/PR/comms IT backgrounds Web development Typing pools, libraries intranets /...
Wow. The internet has, like, totally changed the...
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