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Ted McLaughlan

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I had the privilege of spending many hours over the past several days immersed in expert discussion about Information Sharing, from several different perspectives. In the "open source" Web 2.0 community (at last week's Potomac Techwire Internet Outlook 2009 event), the consensus seems ...
Great post recently about the Government 2.0 "Brand Ambassador", in FCW by Mark Drapeau."It’s easy to see governments and their agencies as nameless, faceless monoliths, something impersonal or, even worse, untrustworthy. But that notion only prevails because government culture remains...
In recent weeks my Facebook "wall" has started to yield a treasure-trove of high-school era picture, stories and flashbacks, including associations of names to groups, events and interests I never then fully appreciated - but do now. A few years back, I was addressing a US National Arc...
Had a conundrum the past few days with Twitter - among several IDs, one was being populated with a mix of "business" and "community" news. With twitter, there's no clear way of categorizing tweets or conversations by tags or categories; the conversations are aggregated but reflect not ...
It’s a pretty straightforward economic reality hitting local and regional businesses right now - how to drastically reduce marketing and advertising expenses, while continuing to attract new customers and grow revenues. In any economy, good or bad, it is absolutely essential that your ...
A recent Op Ed piece in FCW highlights the fact that Records Management responsibilities in the Federal Government have been abdicated by half of those responsible, namely GSA. While NARA focuses on records management policies, schedules and the science of digital preservation (i.e. th...
Here's a very motivating video about the role of Information Management professionals intersecting with the discipline of Knowledge Management and Web 2.0.I Am Knowledge Worker 2.0View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: collaboration office2.0)
The processes involved in managing and governing an IT system lifecycle can be extremely complicated and are frequently uncoordinated - these include governance processes associated with capital planning and investement reviews, acquisition management, portfolio management and enterpri...
"Information Management" is a very broad term, and many consultancies and standards groups have tried over the years to wrestle it into ontologic submission - categorizing the subjects and domains most often along the lines of product release, availability of subject matter experts (SM...
A really great article on Internet Reputation Management concepts for government was recently posted at FCW, entitled "Who is Watching Your Online Image"? In it, Andy Beal speaks to the cautious but imperative initiave of public service agencies to extend eGovernment initiative into th...