Postbureaucrat

Personal blogging by Steph Gray, founder of Helpful Digital and erstwhile bureaucrat

Tag: Government

Is social media safe for work?

November 29, 2008

Quick plug for something I’ve been contributing to elsewhere: we’ve been working with the TUC and Get Safe Online to launch a new toolkit to help improve workers’ Internet security awareness and skills. From the press release: While employers are improving their Internet security systems, their good work could be undermined if they fail to…

The Someday List: 1. Licensing

October 24, 2008

Seems all the cool kids are doing a series of themed blog posts, so I’ll join the party: over the next few weeks I’m going to cover four topics from my ‘Someday/Maybe’ list of applying social media in government: Licensing Accessibility Guidance Evaluation Let’s start with the one I’m most sketchy about: licensing. Image credit:…

Innovating in small steps

June 12, 2008

There’s social media which constitutes a great leap forward, and then there’s social media which, while only arguably social, is still better than what went before. It’s been quite a frantic week, partly driven by the launch of the new Work Skills command paper online which falls squarely into the second camp. When the team’s…