[R]evolution in Government     #projectrevolutionAnthony Deos | @asdeos
Our discussion:•   What is social media?•   Revolution, Evolution or both?•   The Epochs of Civilization•   Social media i...
What is social media?• Common misconception: ▫ It’s technology, it’s applications and tools.
What is social media?• It’s about relationships & human interaction.• Why is social media different? ▫ Both the instrument...
Social Media = Collaboration
Social Media = Networks• Network Society• ‘Disaggregated’ states collaborating in networks.• Noopolitik ▫ Knowledge power ...
Revolution, Evolution or Both?              BOTH
Revolution, Evolution or Both?• ‘Change comes in waves or cycles…some waves  come in such magnitude that it appears to be ...
The Epochs of Civilization•   Spoken Word•   First ‘writings’.•   The alphabet.•   Moveable type.•   Mass media/broadcast•...
The Epochs of Civilization•   Spoken Word          • ‘The Great Leap forward’•   First ‘writings’.    • First City State• ...
Where and Why?
The Printing Press• Most recent world-order transformation.• Without the printing press, the state as we know  it would ha...
Social Media & Globalization• Nation-states unleashed the forces of  globalization.• But, globalization flourishes because...
Social Media in Government• Nation-state Reactions: ▫ Control ▫ Adapt• Two Levels: ▫ Local ▫ Global
Social Media inGovernment• Control – increasingly difficult  ▫ Nation-states models based on maintain control    are being...
Arab Spring Nation-states• Control of Information• Little or no citizen interaction• Mistrust of state-owned media
Arab Spring Nation-states• Social media did not CREATE the uprisings, but  played a central role in SHAPING the debates.• ...
New Zealand• An early innovator: ▫   Digital Strategy 2005 ▫   2005 - 100% of schools connected to Internet ▫   2007 – Par...
New Zealand• Positive adaption continues: ▫ Between 2011-12 the Government sector had the   greatest growth of engagement....
New Zealand• A new type of nation-state? ▫ A network-information society.    E-government    Integration across networks...
[R]evolution & the Nation-state• Wither the nation-state? ▫ Yes&No ▫ More likely further evolution of political and   soc...
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  • Maxine Teller, Consultant, sums up what she calls the collaboration era.R.S. Zaharnacalls it the global communications era.Simply it means relationships and sharing information equals power and multiplies value.
  • Castells, Network SocietyJohn Arquilla & David Ronfeldt, NoopolitikAnne Marie Slaugther, A New World Order
  • Leah Lievrouw / Sonia Livingstone, Introduction, The Handbook of New Media.
  • Leah Lievrouw / Sonia Livingstone, Introduction, The Handbook of New Media.
  • William McGaughey ‘The Five Epochs of Civilization’; John Man ‘Gutenberg: How One Man Remade the World with Words’; Ronald Deibert ‘Parchment, Printing and Hypermedia’.
  • Philip Howard, MuzammilHussain, Will Mari, MarwaMazaid at the University of Washington, DeenFreelon at American University, and Aiden Duffy at Amazon Web Services.
  • JANE E. FOUNTAIN, PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY, DIRECTOR, NATIONAL CENTER FOR DIGITAL GOVERNMENT. Prepared for the United Nations Project on Governance Conference on e-Government in Asia and the Pacific Seoul, Republic of Korea, 11-13 May 2011
  • The Engaged Web New Zealand 2012
  • 2009 – Internet Use in New Zealand: Implications for Social Change. Ian Goodwin, Nigel Smith, Kevin Sherman, Charles Crothers, Jennie Billot, and Phillippa smith. WIPNZ (World Internet Project New Zealand).
  • The Quickfire Presentation - Revolution in Government

    1. 1. [R]evolution in Government #projectrevolutionAnthony Deos | @asdeos
    2. 2. Our discussion:• What is social media?• Revolution, Evolution or both?• The Epochs of Civilization• Social media inGovernment• Wither the Nation-state?
    3. 3. What is social media?• Common misconception: ▫ It’s technology, it’s applications and tools.
    4. 4. What is social media?• It’s about relationships & human interaction.• Why is social media different? ▫ Both the instrument & product of social shaping.
    5. 5. Social Media = Collaboration
    6. 6. Social Media = Networks• Network Society• ‘Disaggregated’ states collaborating in networks.• Noopolitik ▫ Knowledge power ▫ Network organization
    7. 7. Revolution, Evolution or Both? BOTH
    8. 8. Revolution, Evolution or Both?• ‘Change comes in waves or cycles…some waves come in such magnitude that it appears to be a ‘revolution’’.
    9. 9. The Epochs of Civilization• Spoken Word• First ‘writings’.• The alphabet.• Moveable type.• Mass media/broadcast• The Internet.
    10. 10. The Epochs of Civilization• Spoken Word • ‘The Great Leap forward’• First ‘writings’. • First City State• The alphabet. • Greek Enlightenment• Moveable type. • Renaissance• Mass media/broadcast • End of Cold War• The Internet. • ??
    11. 11. Where and Why?
    12. 12. The Printing Press• Most recent world-order transformation.• Without the printing press, the state as we know it would have not come into existence.
    13. 13. Social Media & Globalization• Nation-states unleashed the forces of globalization.• But, globalization flourishes because of the ICT ‘revolution’.
    14. 14. Social Media in Government• Nation-state Reactions: ▫ Control ▫ Adapt• Two Levels: ▫ Local ▫ Global
    15. 15. Social Media inGovernment• Control – increasingly difficult ▫ Nation-states models based on maintain control are being challenged.• Adaptation – increasingly necessary ▫ Nation-state models in transition are more common .
    16. 16. Arab Spring Nation-states• Control of Information• Little or no citizen interaction• Mistrust of state-owned media
    17. 17. Arab Spring Nation-states• Social media did not CREATE the uprisings, but played a central role in SHAPING the debates.• Used to disseminate information and network.
    18. 18. New Zealand• An early innovator: ▫ Digital Strategy 2005 ▫ 2005 - 100% of schools connected to Internet ▫ 2007 – Participation 2.0 ▫ Digital Strategy 2.0 in 2008 ▫ DigitalNZ
    19. 19. New Zealand• Positive adaption continues: ▫ Between 2011-12 the Government sector had the greatest growth of engagement. ▫ Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFI) ▫ Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI)
    20. 20. New Zealand• A new type of nation-state? ▫ A network-information society.  E-government  Integration across networks (borders, cultures, etc.) ▫ A ‘knowledge society’  Knowledge provider/producer & sharer.
    21. 21. [R]evolution & the Nation-state• Wither the nation-state? ▫ Yes&No ▫ More likely further evolution of political and social organization.

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