Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a engagement theme

E20 Summit 2010: Beyond Adoption

Some thoughts on how we go beyond adoption of tools to drive real business change, including slide of my talk at the 2010 E20 Summit in Frankfurt

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Lessons from the plinth

We are over half-way through the fourth plinth project and it has been quite a ride. We have learned a lot about combining ‘social media’ with real life and broadcast video, so here are some reflections so far

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From the Local Village to the Global Village and back

Over the past decades we have seen the world becoming smaller and smaller thanks to new technologies. Location has almost become irrelevant when it comes to communicating, collaborating and connecting with other people. If I want to see someone in a different place, I fire up the video chat. If I want to stay informed… read full post

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MySociety: DIY civic engagement

MySociety.org – an incubator for online civil society projects

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Some thoughts on next steps for the BBC’s iCan project

The BBC’s iCan project is a bold and exciting initiative, but as a civic engagement tool it has clear limitations. In this article we discuss these issues and suggest some areas in which iCan might be extended in the future.

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The BBC’s new iCAN civic engagement project is in beta

The BBC is beta-testing its long-awaited iCan project aimed at encouraging civic engagement

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