All Discussions Tagged 'government' (9)

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What is 311 and why is it good news for both governments and citizens?

  "Open311 is the mechanism through which citizens can slot their service requests directly into the computerised ‘to do’ lists of local go…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Jan 17, 2013

A new African research lab on ICT is being launched in Kenya. Any thoughts on its potential?

IBM will place its first African research lab in Kenya, which will serve Africa as a whole. "IBM Research – Africa' will conduct basic a…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Sep 11, 2012

Using social media in Local Government. Take advantage of the interesting findings from this Survey Report!

“Social media has really only been around for ten years. The year 2002 saw the launch of the first significant social networking site, Frie…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Aug 22, 2012

Want to know more about the use of ICTs for citizen engagement? Join this webinar! It is organized by the ICT4Gov Program at the World Bank Institute and the Open Government Partnership

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 9:00 am - 10:00 am This webinar, organized by the ICT4Gov Program at the World Bank Institute, will provide a comp…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Mar 13, 2012

Felipe Estefan shares thoughts on how to leverage social media, mobile tech for journalism on development

In an recent interview with the IJNet, Felipe Estefan shared with international journalists his experience with ICT4Gov as an example of t…

Started by Andy Shuai Liu

0 Feb 29, 2012

How to get your city to pass open initiatives? Raleigh City’s example

Check out how this city achieved this, the Open Source Government Resolution they passed and the roadmap of the next steps. Why should ot…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Feb 10, 2012

Open Government Anniversary in the US: will it broaden its impacts?

In this blogpost, Alex Moll talks about Open Government milestones and highlights its developments and benefits. Do you feel that a change…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Feb 7, 2012

Portuguese Open Government Platform. What can we learn from others' experiences?

The beta version of this Portuguese open government platform makes a wide range of data available to the general public. It promotes acces…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Jan 31, 2012

Citizen Engagement with Mobile Technologies

Here's an excerpt from a very interesting article on Citizen Engagement with Mobile Technologies:   "While people still attend town hall an…

Started by Felipe Estefan

1 Oct 14, 2011
Reply by Mariana SM

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