When I delivered the Civil Service Learning digital engagement for policymakers course with Steph Gray, Steph put in a really neat slide which explained that different people have different needs from any one engagement exercise. Some people are happy to just know a bit more about what is going on. Others want to be able […]
Getting people to actually use new tools in the workplace is pretty hard. No matter how cool your new social platform is, your colleagues (except for the super keen) won’t suddenly leap into using it. Instead, you need to think tactically about how you engage workers with new online tools. Here are ten ideas for […]
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I admit it: I wasn’t always that interested in the internet and social media.
In all honesty I was a tad old-school – I’d started out as a newspaper journalist before the internet really took off, and before social media became mainstream.
I’m giving a talk today at a conference in Norwich for parish and town councils and one of the things I want to do is just to share some really simple ideas on how councils could get some online interactivity going.
One of those ideas was to tweet meetings. I asked my network on Twitter for examples, and was deluged!
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