Open Network

Kind words on digital democracy

I thought I should offer a quick update to last week's post about the Digital Democracy guide for police and crime commissioners. Commissioned by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (and written by Catherine), it makes the case for how and why PCCs should be using digital means to develop a meaningful, productive relationship ...

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The user group: Our thinking on reaching new audiences

Next Friday, the 23rd of November, sees our long-awaited user group. We posted a while back that this would be about boosting viewing figures and reaching new audiences - and I said then that I'd take the time to explain a bit more about our thinking as soon possible. Well, that's now... Making more of webcasting ...

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Solace Summit: Open Network and the value of the social web in solving problems

Next week sees the annual gathering of local authority chief executives at the Solace Summit, held this year in Coventry. As ever, a number of Public-iers will be there. While I'll be lending a hand with social reporting, Sarah, Mathew and Dave will be talking about our Open Network engagement work. And last but by no ...

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What is genuine engagement in a networked world?

Public-i is collaborating with our friends at the Democratic Society and OCSI to bring local government an open and networked approach to engagement. By getting together we’re combining our unique sets of skills to create what we believe is an exciting, attractive package offering genuine engagement. Of course that begs a question: what is ‘genuine engagement’? Well, for ...

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