How do you move from a culture of “need to know” to a culture of “need to share” within the U.S. government’s oldest executive agency? It’s with this question that O’Reilly Gov 2.0 correspondent Alex Howard starts a post from earlier this week regarding the seachange in government transparency since the introduction of the Gov 2.0 initiave. The article, titled Applying social software to digital diplomacy at the U.S. State Department, profles the work of Richard Boly, the director of the Office of eDiplomacy at the State Department, who will be speaking at next week’s Gov 2.0 Expo.
IdeaScale will be in Washington again this year for the Gov 2.0 Expo and Boly’s talk, Transparency Begins at Home, is just one of many we’re looking forward to. Read Alex Howard’s full article or click the links below for more.