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More than 500 local employees could face job layoffs if shutdown occurs | Bemidji Pioneer | Bemidji, Minnesota

If state budget negotiators miss their deadline to approve a two-year budget agreement, many state employees could be looking at an extended Fourth of July vacation.
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Using Social Media to Enhance Situational Awareness - Government Technology

Using Social Media to Enhance Situational Awareness - Government Technology | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Government Technology Using Social Media to Enhance Situational Awareness Government Technology Take, for example, the Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency in Vancouver, Wash., where planners use the Twitter app TweetDeck to follow conversations.
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Hennepin County doing eGov right « Blandin on Broadband

Hennepin County making a concerted effort to ask agencies what they need and to develop e-government offerings in a way that won't require any retracing of footsteps, Regenscheid said. For instance, both the library system ...
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Towards Automated eGovernment Monitoring

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Morten Goodwin’s Ph.D. thesis, with the title Towards Automated eGovernment Monitoring, is now available online.
EGovernment solutions promise to deliver a number of benefits including increased citizen participation.
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Bahrain enhances transparency, efficiency through new eGovernment

Bahrain Online News The eGovernment's new strategy for 2011-2014 will enhance transparency, efficiency and timeliness by placing audience services as its principal axis,...
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More Oregon Agencies Move toward e-Government With Accela ...

More Oregon Agencies Move toward e-Government With Accela ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Two local Oregon governments have joined the growing roster of Oregon agencies moving to enterprise software from Accela, Inc., the leading provider of cloud- and web-based software for e-government. The City of ...
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6th European Ministerial e-Government Conference, Poznan

6th European Ministerial e-Government Conference, Poznan | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
I'll be attending the European e-Government conference in Poznan later this week. The theme is “Borderless e-Government Services for Europeans”, and there is plenty on the agenda to do with e-identity, trust and privacy.
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2011 Digital Cities Survey Winners ... - Government Technology

2011 Digital Cities Survey Winners ... - Government Technology | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
The 11th annual survey spotlights the municipalities that best show how information and communication technology are used to enhance public service. ... The city and county of Honolulu, Hawaii, Olathe, Kan., Roseville, Calif.
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Collaborative e-government: public services that get better the more ...

Collaborative e-government: public services that get better the more ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
When we refer to e-government, this increase in uptake has not a negative impact on service levels: the service level of attending an online training, or filling a form, is not affected by additional users using the service.
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Ruling Aids Access to Public Records | Albany NY Lawyer ...

Ruling Aids Access to Public Records | Albany NY Lawyer ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
The ruling is a “big win for people who are seeking transparency in government.” It also could affect some 800000 people in various occupations licensed by the state Education Department, said Tully, a principal in the firm of ...
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Crowdsourced Ideas Make Participating in Government Cool Again ...

Crowdsourced Ideas Make Participating in Government Cool Again ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
The PA Times, published by the American Society of Public Administration, has just issued a special edition called “From Bureaucratic to Cool: A Call for Public Service”.
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Best Social Media Metrics: Conversation, Amplification, Applause, Economic Value

Best Social Media Metrics: Conversation, Amplification, Applause, Economic Value | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it

4 incredible social media metrics help crystallize effectiveness of your  efforts: Conversation, Amplification, Applause & Economic Value.

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Officials were a no-show for panel on government transparency ...

Officials were a no-show for panel on government transparency ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Officials were a no-show for panel on government transparency, science news. Oct. 4th, 2011 by Pia Christensen Filed under: Government, Health journalism. Six journalists and an empty chair gathered at the National Press Club yesterday ...
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Cook County Is Opening Its File Cabinets; Are You Looking Inside? - Huffington Post

Cook County Is Opening Its File Cabinets; Are You Looking Inside? - Huffington Post - The much-anticipated Cook County redesigned open data website was launched last week -- let the floodgate of citizen activism begin.

 

 

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Use of social media for government communications is the focus at GCC ... - WAM - Emirates News Agency

Use of social media for government communications is the focus at GCC ...WAM - Emirates News AgencyWAM Dubai, 10th July 2012 (WAM): The GCC region is gearing up for a seismic shift in the way governments utilize social media, as prominent...
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Open Government Partnership: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Open Government Partnership: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Earlier today I had an inquiry with a regional government in a developing country, and the issue of the e-government maturity model supported by the UN came up, Such a model – like many – favors citizen-facing services and ...
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Innovations in Public Governance awards from the UN

UN Innovations in Public Governance provides an overview of successful innovations in governance and public administration from countries that have received the United Nations Public Service Awards, which is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. 

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Ghana Revenue Authority educates media on e-government project - Ghana Business News

Ghana Business NewsGhana Revenue Authority educates media on e-government projectGhana Business NewsHe said the plan was to help raise the tax to Gross Domestic Product from 13 per cent to above the sub-regional level of above 18 per cent.
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e-Government and the Cloud: Paul Sumner, Senior Manager ...

e-Government and the Cloud: Paul Sumner, Senior Manager ... | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
So if you're looking at moving government services and government infrastructure into the Cloud that has to cover national boundaries rather than regional or urban areas. And that often makes it difficult because of the lack of ...
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Reinvent Albany | Open, Accountable, New York State Government ...

City agencies “over time have optimized their ability to game the system or not comply at all,” says John Kaehny, executive director of Reinvent Albany, a group that promotes transparency in government.
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Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown shuts down government transparency website - sacbee.com

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown shuts down government transparency website - sacbee.com | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Gov. Jerry Brown has shut down the government transparency website created by his predecessor, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, as a repository for financial disclosure statements and other records. A note on...
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NY suburban county passes $2.6 billion budget - Wall Street Journal

 Officials in a suburban New York county voted along party lines to pass a $2.6 billion budget that calls for the closing of two police...

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Seniors can browse their Medicare options online. Credit: Fotolia - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Seniors can browse their Medicare options online. Credit: Fotolia - Houston Chronicle (blog) | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle (blog)Seniors can browse their Medicare options online.
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Indiana adopts QR codes to promote services and government transparency throughout the state

Indiana adopts QR codes to promote services and government transparency throughout the state | Regional eGovernment | Scoop.it
The Indiana state government has taken its first steps into the world of mobility in the hopes of providing new services to state residents.
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County offers free electronic waste collection | HawaiiCountyMayor ...

The County of Hawai`i Department of Environmental Management will begin collecting residential e-waste this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Free e-waste collection will take place on a rotating basis at four island transfer stations on ...
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How do you measure the value of transparency projects such as Data.gov? -- Federal Computer Week

High-profile federal transparency initiatives such as Data.gov are on the chopping block in Congress, under pressure to prove they provide real value.
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