Carl Whistlecraft

How we’re covering the Public-i User Group

I thought that a quick post to give you some idea of just how we'll keep those who are not going to the User Group on Thursday up to date with proceedings might go down well. The response to the event has been excellent - and I know a lot of people are looking forward ...

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The next user group: 1st of December, 2011

Firstly, an apology: We suggested - as it turns out ambitiously - that we'd write a quick post about our plans for the user group before the end of last week - as you can see from this tweet... Well, as Robert Burns once pointed out, the best laid plans of mice and men... shall we ...

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Creating really interactive webcasts with Twitter and Cover It Live

We've integrated into the Connect interactive player both Twitter and Cover It Live live blog, which allows an administrator to create short, rolling blog post-type updates - while tweets on a particular hashtag appear - like this screenshot:- It's something that's been around with the new Citizenscape Connect platform for a short while - and I ...

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Usergroup Spring 2011 – Carl Whistlecraft: Kirklees Council tweeting from meetings

Carl Whistlecraft is the head of governance and democratic services at Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire. He was at the user group to describe how the unitary authority has started tweeting from council meetings to help more people get involved in the local democratic process. Carl said that the whole thing started by accident - when ...

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