Archive for October, 2009

What I (nearly) said at Government 2010

Tweet As trailed, here come the notes of my contribution to the discussion about e-consultation at Government 2010 last Thursday. The session’s title was “Digital engagement is everyone’s job: formal and informal consultation online” and also on the panel were Harry Metcalfe (Dextrous Web), David Price (Debategraph) and Kate Davies from YouGov (ably replacing Tom […]


Government 2010: the gist

You could easily spend your whole time at e-comms events, hearing the same speakers say similar things to the same people. They’re two a penny, and it’s hard to know which will be the good ones. But as others observed and the Twitter buzz testifies, today’s Government 2010 shindig was a best of breed conference […]


Carbon reduction begins at my home

When I watched that Al Gore film, I came away full of good intentions about changing my ways and my lightbulbs -  then promptly did neither. But recently Croydon Council sent round an enthusiastic man with terrible B.O. to do a home energy review, and kitted me out with a load of cool energy saving […]


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Found/interesting: 11 October

A few hand-picked bookmarks. The wraps come off data.gov.uk! – Harry Metcalfe posted this exclusive preview of data.gov.uk – the UK government’s free open data store, currently in private beta. Teach us a Lesson – Crowdsourcing the directory of learning – BIS and Becta competition seeking ideas to create a user-friendly national index of informal […]