Great “behind-the-scenes” progress in 2013, now let’s get creative!

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Typically at this time of year I tend to write a few thoughts surrounding my hopes and expectations for digital engagement in the public sector sphere here in Canada. I must admit that I am quite optimistic about the next twelve months, given the amount of  behind-the-scenes progress that has been made to date in various organizations in terms of setting up the necessary infrastructure that social channels require (primarily governance and hr related). Continue reading “Great “behind-the-scenes” progress in 2013, now let’s get creative!”

Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Last year I created a simple Google Spreadsheet (essentially a wiki list) for Canadian public servants to input their organization’s mobile website and/or app so that others could see who was doing what. I made this spreadsheet public, allowed anyone to edit, and housed it under the “mobilegovernment.ca” URL. Since that time, many government folks have let me know that thanks in part to this resource (and a subsequent presentation I put on SlideShare) , they were able to build a stronger case within their own department to address the rapidly evolving mobile space and content consumption habits of Canadians. I’m glad I could be of assistance. Continue reading “Government Videos Wiki List Experiment”

Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created  mobile websites and/or mobile apps. As a supplement to that spreadsheet I also created a visual presentation with screenshots of each entry, which I try to update every 12 months and have embedded below. Continue reading “Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012”