Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Trends in the Living Networks

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. At today’s event Tracey Sen of the NSW Department of Education & Training (DET), which has 110,000 employees, presented on the Department’s social media initiatives.

Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

A thriving social network is the backbone of social learning in the enterprise. today announced an alliance with Socialtext and Asuret called Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0. is an integrated combination of strategy, implementation, and full-lifecycle rollout that reflects the practical realities of the enterprise world including concerns around ROI, value generation, risk, control, and trust. It is suitable for social computing efforts large and small.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. I've not really seen good examples of business cases (future ROI) for using these tools.