Category Archives: Gov 2.0

Government as a platform eh?

I came across this draft post from when I attended the 2009 Gov2.0 Summit in Washington.  It was just after Obama became President and the excitement in the air was like that in Ottawa recently with our new Prime Minister.  Reading it … Continue reading

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You can change culture now: 3 essential truths for public service leaders

Three profound truths that I discovered at a red light one day… Continue reading

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Why open government is important to me.

This post is the second in a two part series about what motivates people to get involved in Open Government.It originally appeared in the GTEC2104 Blog. Open Government impacts our economy, political system, social stability, quality of life, beliefs, and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Open

This post originally appeared in the Canadian Government Executive Blog, November, 10, 2013. Over the years I have had the chance to reflect upon lessons from quite a few successful and unsuccessful projects.  One of the more significant things that I … Continue reading

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Collaboration Tools & the Shirky Ladder

This post originally appeared as part of the GTEC 2013 Blog Collaboration is a word you hear a lot these days, and its one of GTEC13’s theme words.   In the Government of Canada (GC) Public Service context, the Chief Information … Continue reading

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The Culture Table – Request for input

The purpose of this post is to share something I am working on in the hopes of receiving some feedback from people like you. Back in April I wrote a post entitled “Hold your breath, it’s going to go deep”  … Continue reading

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Three truths to help you change the culture of the Public Service

This is one of two posts for the GTEC 2013 blog series where we are exploring what it means to be an Agile, Open, Collaborative and Mobile Government. My focus will be on the Cultural, Organizational and Policy Infrastructure that … Continue reading

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