Tag Archives: Gov 2.0

Back into the thick of ‘IT’

I managed to have almost two weeks off from work for a well deserved break – but now I am back in the thick of it all.  It takes a bit of time to ‘wind up’ again – i.e. trawling … Continue reading

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Information – A key enabler to decision making

I’ve had a few thoughts bubbling away in the past month or so all related to information – and last week through a number of meetings and discussions they have come to the surface again… Access to information is a … Continue reading

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TIAC again?

It was interesting news to hear back on the 8th of December that the Technology and Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) was reforming.  Almost 12 months to the day that it was disbanded…  Having a look at the current website they … Continue reading

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A Trilogy in 4 Parts

You’ve got to like the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – I’ve always been a fan and really enjoyed the TV version that aired back in the 80’s.   If we take the desire of most of us to do some … Continue reading

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NSW – Are they heading for Gov 2.0?

With all of my talk in the past of WA being behind the times on Gov 2.0 initiatives, recent press about the NSW Opposition proposing a One-Stop-Shop for the public is interesting and challenging for us here in WA.  We … Continue reading

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Government 2.0 Conference – Where is WA?

Today is the start of this year’s Gov 2.0 conference in Canberra.  It’s great to see that this sort of event and forum is available for people to share information on how they are adopting / benefiting / using Gov … Continue reading

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Gov 2.0 – a Strong Link in the State Building Chain

As I have stated before there is a lot of value that Gov 2.0 can bring to both government and the public (as well as business) however WA has a long way to go.  That said there are some small … Continue reading

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Access to Timely Government Data

Forecast = Possible Storms Ahead Following on from earlier posts (Challenge & Gov 2.0) about the importance of providing access to government data to enhance transparency and access to the information that our tax dollars have helped create / acquire … Continue reading

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A Challenge for WA government

I’ve said before that I am a fan of Engaging Cities and a recent post is something that ties into the Gov 2.0 space as well as increasing innovation and participation in decision making.  This post on Challenge.Gov highlights some … Continue reading

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Where’s Wally? – I mean Perth

Being a keen user of Information Communications Technology (aka ICT or IT) and working within a subset of this very broad industry I am always very interested in seeing how technology can be used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness … Continue reading

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