Thom’s Tweets from #g2e May 2010


These are my tweets from @thomkearney for the period May 24 – May 28, 2010 while attending the Government 2.0 Expo in Washington.  Please read from the bottom up, unless you want to travel backwards.

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  1. @eantunes likewise. I really liked the idea of a service oriented approach and look forward to chatting more in the not too distant future. 6:43 PM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to eantunes
  2. Culture change question: If we are what we measure. What sld we measure to generate gov 2 behaviour? #g2e #gov20 #w2p #cpsr 6:28 PM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone
  3. Heading to the airport after touring the Mall and Smithsonian. Bye for now DC. #goodtrip 3:44 PM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone
  4. toddrlyons YouTube – Gov 2.0 Expo 2010: David Eaves, “Open Data, Baseball and Government” http://bit.ly/boWCZE 8:14 AM May 28th via HootSuite Retweeted by you
  5. Looking forward to chatting with the FedSpace team this morning. #g2e 8:24 AM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone
  6. Great chat with Mr. @govloop, Steve Ressler last night. Good to compare notes with the #GCPEDIA experience. #g2e 8:23 AM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone
  7. @kwooleyy Thanks I will get to work on that blog post we talked about. 7:24 AM May 28th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to kwooleyy
  8. on my way to the churchkey http://ow.ly/1Qm6X 4:56 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  9. nickcharney I wish #goc agencies would follow @pricefloyd‘s lead: Default to open access to the web! #g2e 2:50 PM May 27th via TweetDeck Retweeted by you and 1 other
  10. @david_tallan see you later David, have a safe trip back to the great white north eh? #g2e #canadians 3:26 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to david_tallan
  11. Best catchphrase this week: Solution Pollution #g2e 3:00 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  12. Check out ThinkTank from expert labs. http://expertlabs.org/2010/03/introducing-thinktank.html #g2e 2:41 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  13. anil dash – expert labs set up as a non profit to help agencies use sm for policy development. Think we could do that in Canada? #g2e 2:39 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  14. @hankhintonburg not to worry I will blog about it later. 1:48 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to hankhintonburg
  15. There is no piece of furniture better than a well made soapbox. Carl Malamud #g2e 1:20 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  16. 21 states copyright thier legislation. Carl calls for open source operating system for the nation. – Laws #g2e 1:19 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  17. Sometimes the obvious is the hardest to communicate.Like free access to the raw material of democracy – laws #g2e 1:15 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  18. final keynotes starting up Tim taking the stage introducing Carl Malamud #g2e 1:10 PM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  19. “@remarkk: Looking for Canadian #g2e attendees to share learnings at #GovCamp in Ottawa June 1st: http://bit.ly/d6iN39” I will be there 11:37 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  20. DCasha Central challenge of collaboration is not tech, it’s leadership #g2e #yam 11:04 AM May 27th via Twitter for BlackBerry® Retweeted by you and 1 other
  21. solution acquistion – adopt before buy, buy before build #g2e 10:36 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  22. Children learn by playing, maybe adults can too #g2e 10:27 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  23. success story – intelilink enabled adhoc telework during snowstorm. Allowed teams to deliver in spite of office closures. #g2e 10:24 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  24. Killer ap for Gov2 is people being able to do there jobs when and where they need to – biz continuity #g2e 10:21 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  25. Interpersonal skills and training is more important now than ever before as we network around topics #g2e 10:19 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  26. Important to move from agency based information organization towards a topic based structure #g2e 10:17 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  27. Need to use the tools to learn what you can learn #g2e 10:15 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  28. How to improve internal engagement? Incorporate sm into a key biz process like strategic planning. #g2e 10:07 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  29. web 2.0 tools are not something we need to learn to use, but environments we need to learn to live in. Jack Holt #g2e 9:54 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  30. key ingredient for ideation success is committment to engage. Dan Munz #g2e 8:25 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  31. Value of ideation is that it is unpredictable. Yes you might hear about things you don’t expect -that is the point. Dan Munz #g2e 8:24 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  32. Simply fabulous to meet with the one and only @kwooleyy this morning. Dept of Ed is lucky to have her. Creating links between silos #g2e 8:13 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  33. Looking forward to breakfast with @kwooleyy and friends this morning. 5:57 AM May 27th via Twitter for iPhone
  34. ssickels Organizations want to be masters of what they already know – @milouness #g2e 3:02 PM May 26th via web Retweeted by you
  35. Drupal seems to be a good “gluey” platform for pulling together diverse bits into a coherent whole. #g2e 2:49 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  36. hearing a lot about the need for massive culture change in organizations wishing to adopt w2. Is education the answer ? #g2e 2:24 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  37. David Tallan key messages: 1. Start small and lead with success. 2. Appear to be mostly harmless to those threatened. #g2e 1:20 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  38. opspedia sweet extension for MediaWiki makes it easy to add meeting minutes #g2e 1:13 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  39. @david_tallan on the stage sharing OPSpedia story, a full suite of open collaborative tools for the Province of Ontario #g2e #w2p 1:09 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  40. aids.gov repurpose strategy Write blog post, pull factoids for tweets, record for podcast, read into flipcam and post to YouTube #g2e 12:47 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  41. daeaves Another article from my #g2e talk: How open data saved Canada $3.2B http://bit.ly/d5Fd7v 12:27 PM May 26th via TweetDeck Retweeted by you
  42. Victoria proposing open source licence for science computational applications so science can release results+method = reproducibility #g2e 12:23 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  43. Creating public policy based on black box science, is risky because it’s not reproducible #g2e 12:16 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  44. Victoria Stodden – Computational Science as a black box. Transparency does not usually extend to how the computation is done. #g2e 12:12 PM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  45. Gary Vaynerchuk word of mouth is on steroids now. The thank you economy. taking off. #g2e 9:43 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  46. Pets as a gateway drug for passion. connect your issue to something people are already into. e.g translate bible into lolcat #g2e 9:32 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  47. Stop trying to making things better. Make better users #g2e 9:28 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  48. Kathy Vaynerchuk on passion. People don’t sustain passion for things that they continue to suck at. #g2e 9:21 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  49. Danah Boyd, transparency is not enough. Need to build skills that allow for balanced interpretation. New fight over controling spin. #g2e 9:18 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  50. Tim Berners Lee using a bag of chips to explain linked data. Don’t need to create the whole vocabulary. We can use existing ontologies #g2e 9:02 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  51. @deaves up on the big stage. We have been here before and we have the stories to learn from #g2e 8:33 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  52. Cloud = new opportunity and also new challenges such as Infrastructure, privacy, security, and national sovereignty. #g2e 8:22 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  53. Microsoft SR VP Brad Smith. Miami 311 service stood up using ms azure in 8 days #g2e 8:18 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  54. One piece of advice for those wanting to adopt cloud? Know your requirements. See it as part of a bigger transformation. #g2e 8:13 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  55. Cloud is less expensive, more flexible, even more secure. But culture chasim needs to be closed one person at a time. Dave Girouard #g2e 8:07 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  56. City of LA moving from groupwise to google for $ 5 million savings. How much would GC save? #g2e #gov #goc #w2p #cpsr 8:02 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  57. With social media inside you don’t have to hire consultants to come in and tell you what you already know. /via Linda Cureton NASA #g2e 7:58 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  58. w2 = Opportunity for big change. Need to have the courage to throw out the old and think fresh. Take on the really big problems. #g2e 7:47 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  59. Tim on stage. gov 2.0 as a platform for greatness. Making connection to US historical events. We have done great things before. #g2e 7:42 AM May 26th via Twitter for iPhone
  60. chrisj_moore Why do some ppl think #socialmedia is just for the young ppl, it’s for all ppl if you decide to embrace it #bepartofthecommunity 5:07 PM May 25th via TweetDeck Retweeted by you and 3 others
  61. RT @SteveBuell: …build an international community around the GC web templates just opened to the world? http://ur1.ca/03dne #w2p #g2e 5:29 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  62. go.USA.gov official URL shortener with tracking built in drupal + Need this for .gc.ca yesterday. #g2e #goc #cpsr #GCPEDIA 5:14 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  63. key factor for success: open up project to critics early. bill eggers #g2e 4:13 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  64. why do some big gov initiatives succeed and some fail looked at 70 for sucess patterns #g2e 4:08 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  65. keynote kickoff gettting going avail live stream bill eggers first up#g2e 4:04 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  66. from the audience – build your community around something that already exists like growing a crystal. #g2e 3:25 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  67. for gov engagement examples see the innovation gallery on whitehouse.gov #g2e 3:08 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  68. principle of engagment: try things, pilot projects, build capacity. keep doing what works stop what doesn’t #g2e 2:44 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  69. principle of engagment: measurable and strategic goals. community needs to know what the goals are and be able to see progress #g2e 2:36 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  70. principle of engagment: moments -identify and help community respond to events that are pivotal to your mission #g2e 2:34 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  71. principle of engagment: transparency – tell people what is really going on, provide interpretation, user moderation etc #g2e 2:32 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  72. principle of engagment: authenticity – real people speaking with community members. call upon the experts to help. #g2e 2:31 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  73. principle of engagment: have a plan but be flexible, watch for sucess and support the wins. #g2e 2:29 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  74. principle of engagment: narrative and story – sharred mission and story of community #g2e 2:27 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  75. principle of engagment. empowerment means opportunity and commitment to follow up #g2e 2:26 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  76. Ladder of engagement: periperal, inbound, insider, boundry, outbound or lurker, novice, regular, leader, elder #g2e 2:25 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  77. work with what you have and build capacity #g2e 2:22 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  78. how to build a community in gov? it’s more than creating a facebook page #g2e 2:20 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  79. three top tasks for gov 2: amplification, transparency, and service #g2e 2:17 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  80. there is no leader without the first follower #g2e 2:14 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  81. on line community: accesible space where people can interact with some leadership and a common goal, that people return to #g2e 2:14 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  82. Building Online Communities for Citizen Engagement, with Judith Freeman starting with interactive ask what is an online community #g2e 2:09 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  83. @eportelance close to convention centre, not too expensive, place where 4-10 of us might go. 1:40 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to eportelance
  84. “@rebecca_blake: View from a great morning run in #ruralManitoba 🙂 http://twitpic.com/1qyq03#envy 1:21 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  85. @nrepin like most generalizations there are lots of exceptions I imagine. #g2e 12:58 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to nrepin
  86. at collaborative games session with Michael Bean leveling up as strategy for engagement. small incremental increases in complexity #g2e 12:40 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  87. @eportelance as a former resident do you have any dinner recommendations for dc? 12:24 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to eportelance
  88. @eportelance no, I had the canneloni very good! 12:22 PM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to eportelance
  89. what gets shared in facebook: sex, learning, positive stuff dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:49 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  90. most people on facebook are not geeks, most on twitter are. dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:48 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  91. tl:dr = too long didn’t read. we want chunked content which is why lists are popular. dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:44 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  92. #g2e 10:42 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  93. novelty and familiarty important for viral effect i.e. combine old and new dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:39 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  94. order of retweet by type: news, opinion, humour, how to, warnings and alerts, fiction dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:37 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  95. news flash: if you want your message to be shared use short words especially nouns dan zarrella #g2e #g2e_201 10:34 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  96. zombie marketing combine two distinct ideas to create powerful combined relevance dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:31 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  97. to encourge sharing dont give people a stamp, but a box of crayons so they can make it relevant dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:26 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  98. viral sentences, the villain is wronging the victim. if you believe the victim is worth saving u will spread it dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:24 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  99. growth of social proof via information cascade dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201– this is how we create social reality. 10:20 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  100. talking about social proof, what advertisers call the bandwagon effect dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:18 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  101. look for information voids and fill them dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:17 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  102. search robert knapp for writings on rumours dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:16 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  103. in the social media strategy session with dan zarella #g2e #g2e_201 10:13 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  104. carolyn lawson: SM Policy sld be about what kind of conversations do we have in the town square versus those we keep inside? #g2e #g2e_201 9:13 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  105. carolyn lawson: governance around sm needs reps from communications, hr, it and programs. meet regularly to discuss issues #g2e #g2e_201 8:53 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  106. carolyn lawson: CA now has two executive orders relating to open data #g2e #g2e_201 8:47 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  107. carolyn lawson: issues of management comfort with social media, important to set expectations with employees, varies by agency #g2e 8:35 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  108. carolyn lawson: sm policy comes down to behaving yourself in public. Same as yesterday #g2e 8:32 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  109. carolyn lawson: w2 policy is not the place to use “thou shall”, educate instead on appropriate behaviour instead #g2e 8:23 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  110. get your California drivers licence on YouTube. Response to budget cuts taking driver ed out of classroom #g2e 8:21 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  111. carolyn lawson policies need to do more than constrain. they need to enable #g2e 8:19 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  112. rt “@david_tallan: http://gov.socmed.pbworks.com is a good collection of social media policies #g2e #goc #w2p #cpsr 8:15 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  113. carolyn lawson our workplace is constantly expanding and now includes social media #g2e 8:11 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  114. carolyn lawson: successful w2 policies start with human resources #g2e 8:07 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  115. oscarberg Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks http://bit.ly/ck41ha /via @hebsgaard @bduperrin 3:07 AM May 25th via web Retweeted by you and 1 other
  116. @gwynnek ditto. GSA is lucky to have someone as passionate and farsighted as you working on the engagement file. 6:08 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone in reply to gwynnek
  117. Did you know that @david_tallan once Hitchhiked across the sahara? Who says public servants can’t take risks. #g2e 5:54 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  118. great dinner with @david_tallan last nite at Old Ebbitt Grill. Thanks to @jeff_braybrook for the recommendation. 5:53 AM May 25th via Twitter for iPhone
  119. looking forward to coffee with @gwynnek. I hear she is a very smart lady. 1:30 PM May 24th via Twitter for iPhone
  120. on the shuttle from Dulles to downtown dc. looking forward to #g2e 10:41 AM May 24th via Twitter for iPhone

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