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Back to basics

Back to basics

On a sunny Sydney morning I sat watching the ladies run around the Domain as part of the Sydney triathlon. As I observed these athletic creatures pound the pavements and their support teams cheer them on (ever mindful of their various national allegiances and individual heroines) I couldn’t help thinking what an essentially “physical” species […]

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COMSTRAT 2012

Social Media for Government

Last week I gave a presentation at the “Social Media for Government” conference in Melbourne. For any who are interested my presentation is here. The conference was very well attended and there were a range of people from all walks of government life, and a lot from local government, which I found particularly heartening. With […]

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OKU2010

Trust, governance and the digital brand

March sees my research activities escalate on three fronts. Firstly, my own PhD research which seeks to investigate whether or not the emerging concept of the digital brand is, by its very nature of transparency, making the relationship between trust and governance more open and overt within organisational value networks.  If this is the case, […]

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ANZOG

ANZSOG Master Class 2012

My second main activity last week was attending my first ANZSOG “Master Class” courtesy of my colleague Peter Thompson and the good folk at ANZSOG. The two day “class” was taught by Professor John Alford and Associate Professor Jon Brock who shared with us their expertise in teaching using the Case Methodology.  They have been […]

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We are digital amateurs, one and all

This month is one of events, mainly in the government and information space, beginning with the OAIC conference last week, followed by GovCampNSW, and next week the Web 3.0 and Government conference. The theme throughout is information, technology and society, the bringing together of people, knowledge and networks within a connected framework to, it is […]

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