Talking points at the usergroup

We're all getting a bit excited now about the usergroup on Friday. If you're coming or if you're looking to watch online then there are still more details about what's happening, what we're talking about and when all of this is going to take place to tell you. The usergroup is at the Hallam Conference Centre ...


User group: the main developments #piug12

Thanks to everyone who participated - in reality and online - in the User Group on Monday.  We're writing observations from the session on 'Rebooting democracy' - and you may want to have a look at the debate here. My immediate reflection was on how much we all really appreciated the fact that we have a formal process and also ...


Using the social web well in times of social unrest

On the Friday before the riots started, I was trying to write a response to Dan Slee's excellent post about how vital really good social-media communication is in an emergency. I was hoping to add a few of my own thoughts but, having got three quarters through, I stopped writing my masterpiece, thinking I’d return to it ...