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The voices of connected govt - e-Gov / Gov 2.0 / Open Gov for Fed, State & Local public sectors, tech leaders + civic innovators. *Hosts: Allison Hornery & John Wells *Producers: Cofluence

Episódios

  • Knowing What To Look For: international Privacy Awareness Week

    Knowing What To Look For: international Privacy Awareness Week

    02/05/2014 Duração: 19min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com]  Privacy complaints and enquiries are on the rise.  We talk with Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy Commissioner in the countdown to the international Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 2014.  

  • Beyond Gov 2.0: Open Gov? Society 2.0

    Beyond Gov 2.0: Open Gov? Society 2.0

    05/12/2013 Duração: 28min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] In a special live recording at the GovInnovate Gov 2.0 Conference in Australia’s capital city Canberra, facilitator John Wells leads a round-up discussion with a panel featuring: Susan Sly, Chief Information Officer, VicRoadsCraig Thomler, Gov 20. Advocate and General Manager Delib AustraliaMary-Anne Williams, Associate Dean Engineering and IT, University of Technology SydneyDon Easter, IT Supplier Advocate, Australian Government The broad-ranging conversation tackles questions such as: What are the connections between e-government, Gov 2.0 and open government – is it a continuum?What is the role of citizens in creating “Society 2.0”?Why is big data important to government?What are the big questions for 2014?

  • GTEC 2013 and the landscape of Gov-Tech in Canada

    GTEC 2013 and the landscape of Gov-Tech in Canada

    19/10/2013 Duração: 31min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] Government Technology Exhibition and Conference (GTEC) is widely regarded as Canada’s pre-eminent Gov-Tech Conference.  Thom Kearney and Richard Pietro talk to us about their experiences with the 2013 conference in October and, against that backdrop, discuss how the govtech landscape is shifting in Canada.

  • Joining the Open Government Partnership: What’s next?

    Joining the Open Government Partnership: What’s next?

    11/06/2013 Duração: 39min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com]  The Open Government Partnership is a 60-nation network and growing.  After some two years,  Australia’s Federal Government has just committed to joining the OGP.  We talk with John McMillan, the Australian Government’s Information Commissioner, about what the OGP might mean for a nation well-known for its early adoption of Gov 2.0 and other forms of connected government.

  • Connecting citizens to civic performance in Edmonton

    Connecting citizens to civic performance in Edmonton

    09/04/2013 Duração: 26min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] The City of Edmonton has launched a Citizen Dashboard on top of their open data catalogue.  Ashley Casovan, Edmonton’s Strategic Coordinator for ICT, explains how the initiative is creating new insights for citizens as well as city officials about how the city is performing on delivery of a selection of key services.

  • Connecting the communicators with CommsCamp

    Connecting the communicators with CommsCamp

    02/04/2013 Duração: 19min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] CommsCamp 2013 brought together practitioners from across UK Government to Birmingham for an unconference about all things communication in the public sector.  Ann Kempster from the UK Government Communication Network, and one of the co-organisers of the event, shares some of the key themes and insights from the event.  

  • Creating a Commons for Europe

    Creating a Commons for Europe

    25/03/2013 Duração: 26min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] Inspired by programs such as Code For America, the newly-formed Commons4Europe program is working with seven cities to bring together government administrations, digital innovators, volunteers and local businesses to develop and push a civic transformation program.  Esteve Almirall and Carles Ferreiro from the Commons4EU consortium, based in Barcelona, Spain, explain the integrated approach they’re taking to innovation and development across a diverse range of civic cultures.

  • Counting down to the Open Gov News Challenge 2013

    Counting down to the Open Gov News Challenge 2013

    14/03/2013 Duração: 28min

      [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] As the deadline for submissions approaches for the News Challenge on Open Government, John Bracken, the Knight Foundation's Director of Media Innovation shares his observations on the journey so far and provides some insights for making project submissions, as well as how everyone can contribute to this timely Challenge to accelerate better ways that government and citizens can interact.  

  • Utah.gov saves $61m through online service delivery

    Utah.gov saves $61m through online service delivery

    25/02/2013 Duração: 27min

    [More info, links and social media at gov20radio.com] The State of Utah has been well regarded for a number of years for its portal at Utah.gov, and the University of Utah's Center for Public Policy and Administration has recently completed a study to quantify the financial benefit of delivering these online government services. The results - based on just nine online services from over 1,200 available at Utah.gov - found a total of $61 million saved over five years. Tune in to hear from Dr Jennifer Robinson from the Utah University's Center for Public Policy and Administration and Rich Olsen from Utah Interactive talk about the findings from the report, and the importance of  measuring the impact of online service delivery.

  • Open Government: Launching the Knight News Challenge 2013

    Open Government: Launching the Knight News Challenge 2013

    12/02/2013 Duração: 17min

      [More info, links and social media at www.gov20radio.com] Ahead of taking formal applications, an “inspiration phase” has been launched for the 2013 Knight News Challenge.  Some $5 million of Knight Foundation funding will be announced in June for innovative projects around Open Government.  Amid much talk (and much tech) focused on more open, transparent, connected governments - as well as the emergence of the 58 nation Open Government Partnership – this Challenge program aims to enable projects that in the broadest sense foster better communication in support of the Open Gov movement. We hear from Chris Sopher, Project Manager for the 2013 Knight News Challenge, about the Challenge goals and how the inspiration phase will help potential participants to shape their submission ideas through a new online space developed with OpenIDEO. The Knight News Challenge is international and open to submissions from governments and public sector agencies as well as civic innovators, private sector and non-profit or

  • Helping governments understand the information economy

    Helping governments understand the information economy

    04/02/2013 Duração: 30min

      [Don’t miss links, images, social channels + more at gov20radio.com] How can ICT-fuelled trade and economic development help build sustainable communities?  The United Nations Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) focuses on innovative ways to improve living standards through trade, investment, finance and technology, particularly for developing countries. Torbjörn Fredriksson, UNCTAD’s Chief of ICT Analysis, explains the how good macro- and micro-level data and insight leads to adopting good policies, and highlights how a healthy e-business sector can make a significant contribution to more sustainable communities and economies.

  • Game on: 24 hours to imagine the future of government

    Game on: 24 hours to imagine the future of government

    23/01/2013 Duração: 19min

    [Don't miss links, images, social channels + more at gov20radio.com] For 24 hours in January 2013, the Institute For The Future hosted a global game for citizens around the world to imagine the future of government through civic innovation. Jake Dunagan, IFTF’s Research Director talks about the Connected Citizens program, and why this is an important theme to explore.

  • Tech for Engagement: Mapping the Field

    Tech for Engagement: Mapping the Field

    14/12/2012 Duração: 18min

    Two years ago, the Knight Foundation embarked on a program to look at ideas, tools and projects to increase civic engagement and participation.  Damian Thorman, National Program Director, shares some insights from the KF Tech for Engagement initiative so far, and highlights some of the key focus areas for collaboration in the future. For more information and resources, visit http://gov20radio.com

  • eDemocracy in Botswana - connecting citizens and leaders

    eDemocracy in Botswana - connecting citizens and leaders

    03/12/2012 Duração: 24min

    For more information on this interview, visit http://gov20radio.com Botswana, like many African countries, has a strong history of traditional tribal leadership and administration.  Kheira Belkacem from the egovlab at the University of Stockholm is leading the Botswana Speaks project to enable citizens, traditional leaders and local kgotla assemblies in four constituencies of Botswana to use digital tools to share their views and policy concerns with their elected representatives.

  • Power of Co – collaborative governance in a complex world

    Power of Co – collaborative governance in a complex world

    14/11/2012 Duração: 36min

    For more information on this interview, see http://gov20radio.com Most of the time, we talk about or experience collaboration in the context of a tangible project or an initiative, but how does it work when you are trying to progress an issue where there isn’t a known pathway? Max Hardy talks about the differences between consultation and collaboration, and how “inviting people into your dilemma” can lead to more enduring solutions, and how complexity theory can help shift your perspective.

  • Escalating open government for the Francophone world

    Escalating open government for the Francophone world

    08/11/2012 Duração: 32min

    A commitment to open government in Francophone countries has emerged from the recent Heads of State of meeting in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including the launch of a new 2020 Francophone digital strategy. Jean-François Gauthier and Mario Asselin from Democratie Ouverte discuss how they have been working with the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) as well as their colleagues across the French speaking world to support Governments to broaden and deepen the opengov and open democracy movement. For more information on this episode, see http://gov20radio.com

  • Gov 2.0 in the Continuing Evolution of Connected Government

    Gov 2.0 in the Continuing Evolution of Connected Government

    25/10/2012 Duração: 55min

    For more information, visit http://gov20radio.com/cebitgov2012/   A special live recording of a panel session at CeBIT Gov 2.0 Conference in Canberra, Australia.  The panel features:  Zachary Tumin, Harvard Kennedy School Deirdre O’Donnell, Information Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner NSW Martin Stewart-Weeks, Director, Public Sector Consulting APAC, Cisco Facilitator John Wells leads a discussion with the panel to answer the questions: How can a culture of Gov 2.0 impact the relationship of citizens to government? And within government? Analysis of the connections between e-government, social media and open government What are the risks, rewards, and potential of open and connected government?

  • Launching the Open Data Institute

    Launching the Open Data Institute

    21/10/2012 Duração: 35min

    Nigel Shadbolt discusses the realities of harnessing the potential of open data for governments, businesses and citizens.  With Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor Shadbolt is the joint head of the newly formed Open Data Institute in London which he summarises as “… building the supply side; building capability and empowerment; developing a demand side”. For more information on this episode, including links and downloads, please visit gov20radio.com

  • Control and trust: the future of governance

    Control and trust: the future of governance

    16/10/2012 Duração: 35min

    The electronic government landscape is increasingly pointing towards a diffusion of power, and an increased role and voice for citizens in public decision-making. Tomasz Janowski from the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance discusses some of the global trends that he is observing: participatory democracy, the increased regulation of new service delivery channels and the need for leadership in ICT services, challenging the notion of what “whole of government” really means in practice. For more information, including links and resources please visit http://gov20radio.com

  • Social media, record-keeping and open government

    Social media, record-keeping and open government

    10/10/2012 Duração: 25min

      David Ferriero is the 10th Archivist of the United States and Head of the National Archives and Record Administration, including the Presidential Libraries.  The collection includes some 12 billion pages and 40 million photos and now holds all Federal Government tweets.  We explore the linkages between open government and record-keeping public data as well as how social media is challenging the notions of what defines a ‘record’.   For more information on this interview, including links and downloads - please see gov20radio.com

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