Tag Archives: Local Government

iMEET! – a big step towards 21st century conferencing

A while back I reviewed Poll Everywhere – a Web 2.0-based tool for organisations to conduct polls and surveys at meetings, workshops and conferences. The software enables attendees to participate and vote via SMS text messages from their mobile phones … Continue reading

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Update – MyCommittee online meeting tool improved

Back in June I wrote a short review of MyCommittee, an online tool to manage committees and meetings. I concluded that there was a lot to like about MyCommittee and that it would suit a small to medium organisation with … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 tools unlock statistics 2 – value-adding by the private sector

In my last post I looked at the release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) of TableViewer, which demonstrates the increasing use of Web 2.0 by the ABS to provide greater access to census data. Now I’ll take a … Continue reading

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Running an interactive forum in the 21st Century – Poll Everywhere

In my last post I discussed three web-based mind mapping programs that could transform workshops and brainstorming sessions for small organisations (a discussion I’ll continue in future when I look at other mind mapping software which has online collaboration facilities). … Continue reading

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Councils, communities and Web 2.0

In my last post I suggested three recent posts on other blogs for further reading on the potential for Councils and NGOs to use social media and Web 2.0 applications. I selected these posts because I felt they provided particularly … Continue reading

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What are social media and Web 2.0 – and why are they significant to councils and NGOs?

Most people have now heard of Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, probably the most prominent examples of social media. The take-up of these applications is rapidly redefining the social landscape and changing forever the way we communicate. The impact of social … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sociamind!

Welcome to Sociamind, an initiative of Gooding Davies Consultancy Pty Ltd! The dynamics of managing, planning and service delivery for NGOs, small organisations, councils and government agencies are being profoundly affected by the development of social media (such as Facebook, … Continue reading

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