In the autumn, the Government of Canada announced a new initiative to integrate social media into its operations: GCPedia, a government-wide Wiki.
GCPedia has been up and running for several months. However, because it lives behind the Government of Canada’s firewall, you and I can’t see it or track how the experiment is proceeding.
The curtain will be drawn back briefly for attendees at the February 2 Third Tuesday Ottawa. Jeff Braybrook, the Government of Canada’s Deputy Chief Technology Officer, will talk about GCPedia and some of the more promising social media for government pilot projects.
I believe that social media holds tremendous potential to bring government closer to citizens. And I’m looking forward to the discussion with Jeff.
If you’re in Ottawa on February 2, you can register online to attend Third Tuesday.
And thanks to our national sponsors, CNW Group, Third Tuesday continues to be a free event.
I hope to see you there.