CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO: Social Media For Local Gov

CIO Musings

Social Media For Local Gov. The Top 10 issues to be aware of when using social media in local (or any) government: # 1 Ethics & Acceptable Use. Make sure your sites have posting guidelines so the users know the rules, and that your employees understand their responsibilities when responding to your sites. # Social media tools for citizen’s use? Why, how & when to use social media. Labels: social media transparency cio localgov.

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Three Guidelines in Innovation Management

Future of CIO

Even after implementing a company-wide social collaboration platform, it hardly never affects to your innovation development directly, true collaboration doesn't happen as often as we'd like and people are sometimes afraid of letting go regarding of their title or whatever.

Social Media Checkup: Healthcare Industry Growing Stronger

CIO Dashboard

Its understandable why the healthcare industry has lagged behind in social media adoption. But, times are changing for three reasons: Regulators are issuing social media guidance. Customers are pushing healthcare organizations to communicate via social media.

5 Secrets A CIO Needs To Know In Order To Create A Social Media Plan

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to know how to find social media secrets. Darn that social media stuff! The arrival of social media has just boosted the importance of information technology. What 5 Rules Need To Be A Part Of Your Social Media Policy?

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Workshop content: Creating results using social media – the HR perspective

Trends in the Living Networks

I will be MC for the conference day, and will also run a half-day workshop on Creating Results Using Social Media on the following day. Workshop: Creating Results With Social Media in HR. This is the workshop description: CREATING RESULTS USING SOCIAL MEDIA.

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Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Trends in the Living Networks

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. At today’s event Tracey Sen of the NSW Department of Education & Training (DET), which has 110,000 employees, presented on the Department’s social media initiatives.

New SEC guidelines: blogs can be used for investor disclosure - CEO blogging to surge?

Trends in the Living Networks

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced new guidelines (available in the next week or two) that will recognize the role of blogs in disclosing investor-sensitive information to the public. Back then the idea of the web as a social network was still being developed and websites such as MySpace, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook didn't even exist. The idea of creating a social network where shareholders could meet and exchange views was barely imaginable.

My Advice to Engineering Undergraduate Students - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Business minded, Agile CIO with strong Big Data, Business Intelligence, Search, and Social Networking background. Social, Agile, Transformation Pages. social media. (3).

Tapping the power of Social Media: 6 steps for marketers

Trends in the Living Networks

It is intended as a quick guide for marketers who are looking to engage with social media. It is now impossible to ignore the power and reach of social media. Here are a few guidelines to how to tap the power of social media without stumbling into the many pitfalls: 1. The only way to understand social media is to participate. Relevant conversations can easily be uncovered with free tools such as Google Alerts, Technorati, Twitter Search and Social Mention.

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Telstra releases social media policy: it’s time for organizations to get their act together

Trends in the Living Networks

The article began: Telstra has become the first major Australian company to set down guidelines on the use of Facebook, Twitter and similar websites by its employees. A number of major Australian companies have established guidelines for social media, they just didn’t issue press releases about it as Telstra has. In any case, Telstra’s social media policy a solid document and it’s good that Telstra has both created it and released it publicly. Social networks Web 2.0

Social networks in organizations: balancing risk, reward, and transparency - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Free download of entire book » Social networks in organizations: balancing risk, reward, and transparency Ross Dawson, April 21, 2008 4:20 PM US PT A rather popular topic these days is the risks to organizations of using social networks.

Doxing, trolling and ‘grossly offensive’ communications are now illegal in the UK

Network World

Actions like posting humiliating photoshopped images of people on social media platforms, creating derogatory hashtags and doxing can get cyber bullies prosecuted. CPS published new social media guidelines to help prosecutors determine which online actions are illegal. The guidelines take aim at doxing, inciting virtual mobbing – encouraging others to participate in online harassment – and fake social media profiles used for online abuse to name but a few.

Keynote on Web 2.0 in the enterprise at IBM Collective Intelligence

Trends in the Living Networks

tools such as social networks, mash-ups and micro-blogging. The evolution and future of Social Networking and Web 2.0 Web and social technologies, having already had a massive social impact, are now being applied extensively in business and government. Many of the most successful organisations globally are implementing social software and web tools to increase productivity, tap expertise, improve staff engagement and streamline processes. Social networks Web 2.0

Thoughts on the future of workplace communication

Trends in the Living Networks

There are various social media tools to facilitate connections and networks both inside and beyond organizations. For example Procter & Gamble set up Encore to build useful social networks between its retirees and tap their talent. Social media’ is the word we are using today to describe the tools that are facilitating the human connections that are supporting productive organizations. Social media is a frame for thinking about enablers of informal communication.

Exploring the Future Ep8: Platform strategy as enabling ecosystems

Trends in the Living Networks

While GDPR was established in May, providing guidelines around the sharing of personal data, last year the EU committed to the free flow of non-personal data. My latest vlog was made at the EU Cloud Stakeholder Summit in Vienna, where I gave a keynote on Platform Strategy.

Why You Need to Rethink Your IT Operating Model

CEB IT

Management teams are taking advantage of new capabilities available to them, such as big data , the internet of things , machine learning , and social and mobile technologies to enhance or transform products, channels, and their internal operations.

E-book: Educate Yourself With Dell Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity

Cloud Musings

Department of Defense cloud security guidelines The emerging science of digital forensics Share the “ Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity ” e-book within your personal and professional social networks.

Tips To Finding the Best SEO Company to Work With

Galido

You can contact them using social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn, and then ask for recommendations. Do you follow the guidelines in SEO? Information Technology Blog - - Tips To Finding the Best SEO Company to Work With - Information Technology Blog.

6 Steps in Enterprise 2.0 Governance Projects

Trends in the Living Networks

Governance, done well, is an enabler of innovation, providing parameters, guidelines and policies that address risks, and allow the greatest possible scope for experimentation and value creation. A professional firm for which attracting talented graduates and young professionals is a key competitive factor may prioritize the use of social media tools in recruitment, and implementing internal tools such as social networks that may be initially deployed for incoming staff.

Create Effective Branding for your Online Business and Fuel Sales

Galido

Get Social. Majority of your prospective customers are on social media. Update your blog regularly and promote it on your social media platforms as well. Follow Brand Guidelines.

Next Moves in the Battle Over Domestic Drones

CTOvision

The ABC News 7 story goes on to claim, likely as a result of FAA misinformation , that “the [voluntary model aircraft guidelines] specifically exclude the flying of model aircraft for business purposes.” In regard to FAA’s arbitrary and capricious attempts to enforce its purported ban, and as I noted previously , there is nothing in the voluntary guidelines for operation of model aircraft [ PDF ] that prohibits their use for business purposes. By SeanLawson.

Tech News Roundup February 19

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NARA looks to lead on social media archiving - FCW.com. DHS issues cyberthreat information sharing guidelines, enhancing the utility of NCCIC. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. 29th Annual Leukemia Ball Preview with Event Co-Chairman Ed Offterdinger. Apple-FBI fight over iPhone encryption pits privacy against national security - Los Angeles Times.

BBC warns Facebook about child porn posts, Facebook reports BBC to cops

Network World

But trying to help “clean up” Facebook should not be rewarded by the social network reporting you to the police. Using Facebook’s “report button,” BBC journalists reported 100 images that should not be allowed on the platform according to Facebook’s guidelines that claim “nudity or other sexually suggestive content” is not permitted on the site. The BBC found itself in the no-good-deed-goes-unpunished category thanks to Facebook.

Top 5 Tools for Creating Appealing Videos Online

Galido

In recent years the consumption of video has been increasing, especially in social networks. We have been surprised by this online program to create videos and put them into circulation on social networks because it is completely free.

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Complying With Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rules

CTOvision

Is Patient Privacy Possible in the Social Age? HIPAA was enacted in 1996, and by April 2005 security standards were required to be in place for most covered entities. In 2013 key portions of this law were updated.

Links for Nov 17 2013

Eric D. Brown

While the guidelines above may not have marketing and technology professionals holding hands and skipping down the street, recognizing the need for co-existence is the first step towards changing the status quo. What’s All The Fuss About Social Selling? Quote : But I don’t get this continued debate about social selling, social channels. The Internet Of Things Will Be Huge—Just Not As Huge As The Hype – ReadWrite.

What Makes a Great Website: 6 Website Trends You Should Know

Galido

You might have been seeing video trends on social media platforms over the last couple of years, this concept is coming to website design as well. How Google’s Guidelines Define Low-Quality Pages.

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The Ultimate Guide to SEO Basics

Galido

Some of the common Off Page SEO activities include blog commenting, post sharing, likes on social media platforms and star post sharing. The beauty of this type of SEO is that it strictly adheres and abides by the set search engine guidelines.

FTC regulates blogging! Insights into the new world of paid influence

Trends in the Living Networks

The US Federal Trade Commission has released its long-awaited update to its "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising" to now cover blogging and social media. The Orlando Sentinel reports : "These are not regulations, these are guidelines," said Betsy Lordan, a spokeswoman for the FTC. "We This is the US FTC, so in effect it applies solely to social media practitioners based in the US. Influence Social media Twitter Web 2.0

Enterprise Networking in a Cloud World

Cloud Musings

This leads to an increased need to categorize those assets and apply appropriate security controls with respect to business/mission functions, data user role, location of access, legal/regulatory guidelines and user devices.

How to Write Good SEO Articles

Galido

Articles for search engine optimization (SEO) are very important for PR services online as well as for social media management. There are rules and guidelines that must be followed for effective SEO practice.

Cognitive Business: When Cloud and Cognitive Computing Merge

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing has taken over the business world! With almost maniacal focus, single proprietors and Board Directors of the world’s largest conglomerates see this new model as a “must do”. This rapid shift is, in fact, accelerating.

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Worst Naming Practices: How a Poor Name Can Hurt Your Business

Galido

In addition to considering the URL for your brand, you should also think about future social media handles you may want to use. If you follow some of these basic guidelines of what to avoid you will end up with a great name for your business.

Five Key Agile Practices to Support Architects

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 social media. (3).

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AT&T Becomes the Latest Company Affected by Data Breach

CTOvision

According to an article by IT World , AT&T has confirmed reports that personal information, including social security numbers and phone records, was compromised for an unknown number of customers in a breach that occurred in the middle of April. In its letter to affected customers, AT&T stated, “Employees of one of our service providers violated our strict privacy and security guidelines by accessing your accounts without authorization. By Shannon Perry.