Social Media Camp Copenhagen has raised a lot of questions about events which I’m still pondering. Why was there so little reporting or reflecting, not to mention knowledge extraction, from either the participants or the organisers?
Report from Citizen service meets social media, part of my #smwcph series. Updates: post on AnnaSBJ’s blog | report by her on DKF’s website @AnnaSBJ (Komfo) gave a quick introduction to kommuner and Facebook, a personal passion of hers and the subject of her Masters thesis. 22 of Denmarks 98 kommuner (local authorities) are currently active on Facebook [...]
I haunt govcamps (#islandgovcamp, #mailcamp, #ukgovcamp) - as an ex-civil servant who also worked in local economic development I’ve an abiding interest in digigov and #localgov issues. Plus they are an excellent example of participant driven amplification and curation… Did you write a blog post about LocalGovCamp? Or take some photos? Or make some videos? Whatever it was that [...]
Update, 22 March 2013: the new Hvidovre website is here – I’m pretty underwhelmed. Looks optimised for mobile. Clearly a lot better than it was, but so dull. Plus no mention of social media at all, or reason to come back. See the list of subsites for a prime example of the utilitarian approach. Velkommen til et nyt [...]
Notable event happenings in May, a pretty eclectic bunch… MailCamp, on 17 May, part of the UKGovCamp stable, is notable for using Storify for live coverage. This works quite well, especially with a mix of media (tweets, slides, images), although I prefer my wrap-ups to be a bit less linear. The 2011 wrap-up included an [...]
Recently there’s been a number of practical posts about content strategy from sectors I’m intereted in: Working on an institutional content strategy in #highered advises starting with little things, such as an editorial calendar and content templates, to show results quickly and get buy-in for the bigger stuff Moving away from web strategies and it’s about time - [...]
#lgovsm Chat discussing social media in UK local government, details at @lgovsm. US equivalent is #localgovchat. It’s been a bit up and down – I tracked a couple of sessions in March, when it was held on Fridays at 1pm, but then it was in abeyance, or possibly moved to a private area (Yammer?) until October. It now [...]