e-government blog launched

The Northern Ireland e-Government Unit team have just launched EGOVNI.COM: a blog designed to be a general eGovernment news resource and source of information on current developments in technology.

So far public sector blogging has been mostly the sharing of the private views of individuals who work in government departments or the public or pundits commenting on public sector matters. EGOVNI.COM breaks new ground with a public sector department using the 'blog medium' as an 'official communication channel'. This is the first such blog of its kind which I have seen and would expect this to become a popular approach with government departments.

Bill McCluggage, Director of the Northern Ireland e-government Unit, believes that "Blogging is potentially going to replace conventional web sites as the preferred mechanism for communicating important information and the free interchange of ideas".

Bill goes on to say that "A key element of our role within the Northern Ireland eGovernment Unit is to prepare public sector organisations to adopt the latest online business tools. Our work also includes developing innovative policies that will enable workers within the public sector to exploit these new and innovative types of communication with the public at large. Hence, our weblog is a vehicle through which we are developing a set of enabling policies and, at the same time, learning new communication skills".

The blog is underpinned by an evolving Blog Policy which aims to maintain the freshness and informality of blogging without compromising the care that needs to be taken on the accuracy and objectivity of information which goes with such a role.

EGOVNI.COM: provides an independent perspective on a number of important e-government and e-society topics including:

  • Central Departments
  • Contact Centres
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Education
  • eGovernment channels
  • Events and Campaigns
  • IT Security
  • Local Authorities
  • News & Media Topics
  • NI eGov Unit Projects
  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies
  • Open Source Software
  • Safety Online
  • Smart Cards
  • Smart Communities
  • Technology

Comments (0)| Related (3) |

Print this article

1 Comment

This is a new blog on eGovernment issues.

eGovBlog - www.egovblog.com

eGov Blog scans the world for those trends, concepts, projects, events, technologies, ideas and people that will shape the governments in this new century.

eGov Blog reviews and delivers relevant information from every corner of this planet to anyone interested in these fascinating topics, no matter if you are a government official, a researcher, a trend watcher or just a curious citizen

 


Bioteams Books Reviews

Predictably Irrational teams

Predictably Irrational teams
Teams, networks, groups and their members behave in an irrational way but quite predictably so. A good team leader will understand this and use it to everyone’s advantage. One key point is to knowing each team members motivations and whether they are operating in “social economy” or “market economy” mindsets.


Buy it now from:
Amazon.Com
Amazon.Co.UK


(4) |

continue reading

Click here to check all Bioteams book reviews

Ken's LinkedIn Profile



Follow Ken's Blogs



NASA Widget2_160x40.jpg

KenThompson


Featured Categories

Trending Topics

agility analytics ants autopoiesis bees biomimicry bioteaming bioteams change management collaboration Collaboration collective intelligence community complex systems dashboards digital dashboards ecosystems excel experiential learning flock games high-performing teams HPT innovation leadership learning meetings mobile phones organizational teams penguins pheromones self-managed teams serious games simulators social media Social Networks social networks social software swarm swarm intelligence swarmteams teams teamwork The Networked Enterprise tit for tat VEN videos virtual communities virtual enterprise virtual enterprise networks virtual teams visualization web2.0 wisdom of crowds

Click for more...

Featured Article

Team joining hands

The secret DNA of high-performing virtual teams

Bioteaming – the secret to high-performing, self-organising, virtually networked teams... more

Locations of visitors to this page

Bioteams iphone app
Bioteams android app

Search www.bioteams.com


Bioteams Lite

FeedWind

Latest Full Articles


Bioteams Assessor - Instantly check how good your team is?
BioScore Calculator – Instantly see if you need Bioteams
Discover Bioteams principles Yourself via Action Learning

Bioteams Manifesto

Communities and Networks Connection

Bioteams Ice-Breaker Zone

Only Fools and Horses Video Clip Funny Team Collaboration Video Dilbert Mission Statement Generator Ali G Video Funny Red Dwarf Video  FatherTed  Pixar

News Feed

Sign up for RSS   RSS Feed Subscription
        (What's RSS?)

10 Most popular posts

Recent posts

Archives

Download Browsealoud