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Presentation at MISA BC conference, Sidney BC by Glenn Letham @gletham discussing the use of social media by official local government agencies, with emphasis on the GIS department and Geo user. A ...

Presentation at MISA BC conference, Sidney BC by Glenn Letham @gletham discussing the use of social media by official local government agencies, with emphasis on the GIS department and Geo user. A look at social media policies, tools, uses, and the impact of social media on mobile technology, opengov, local government, and citizen engagement. Video of the presentation now online http://vimeo.com/gisuser/

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    • Social Media and the GISuser @gletham Social Media, Mobile, OpenGov, Geo Technology tools for the Social GIS user  Sept 22, 2011 by @gletham #misabc
    • Social Media and the GISuser by @gletham #misabc
    • Mobile Is Driving Social by @gletham #misabc
        • 24.5 million mobile subscribers
        • One third of subscribers own smartphones
        • 47% between the age of 18-44
        • Data usage will set a record in 2012 with over 18.4 Pedabytes being consumed (that’s 3X the amount from 2010) and that soars to 71.5 by 2015
        • Websites built with Flash are a constant frustration
        • Over 3/4 of mobile searches have local intent
        • Only 18% of websites are optimized for mobile
    • There's Always Challenges Though by @gletham #misabc
    • It's All About Sharing The evolution to make government data more accessible and usable than before. by @gletham #misabc Think about sharing options for your web apps and services
    • Uses Of Social Media by @gletham #misabc News, Event updates, Share Video, road closures, info-graphics, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, Citizen Engagement, Discussions, Event management, Photo sharing, Hackathons, Community, Emergency Response, Press, Jobs, Construction notices, Volunteers, new data, reinforcing your brand / identity
    • To Tweet Or Not To Tweet? The Social Media Policy socialmediagovernance.com/policies.php by @gletham Kodak Guide http://bit.ly/glmisa2 Before your org jumps in, be sure to create a proper social media policy... crucial!
    • More Than Just Twitter by @gletham #misabc
      • Youtubers:
        • Chicago
        • Bellevue WA
        • Kelowna
        • Toronto
        • Calgary
        • Surrey
    • More Than Just Twitter by @gletham #misabc
    • The Authoritative Source You're Official - Why Wouldn't They Believe you? by @gletham #misabc With control over an "official" social stream you are an authoritative source. Others will gladly share your posts and help you when you request
    • The GeoGeek's Twitter Account by @gletham #misabc
    • What Can A GeoGeek Tweet? by @gletham #misabc
        • Updates from events
        • Announcing new data
        • Asking for tech support
        • Communicating with Vendors
        • Sharing news
        • Promoting events (hackathons)
        • Announcing employment / jobs
        • Sharing with other local Gov GIS peeps
        • Locating data
        • Sharing /Supporting other departments
        • Educating on GIS / Geo
        • Supporting OpenGov
    • Who Can A GeoGeek Follow? by @gletham #misabc
        • Other departments within the Org
        • local radio stations
        • local police
        • local social mavens
        • Geogeeks - like @gletham :0)
        • software vendors
        • Tech support accounts
        • Other cities
        • Industry trade orgs
        • Tech geeks, influencers, Hack planners
        • ??
    • by @gletham #misabc Events, Meet Ups, GeoGeeks + Social Media Are Made For Each Other!
    • Social Event Apps For GeoGeeks GeoInt CrowdVine http://geoint2011.crowdvine.com/ by @gletham #misabc
    • Social Event Apps For GeoGeeks EsriUC Back Channel http://uc.dtsagile.com by @gletham #misabc Social stream, photo safari, agenda, meetup map
    • OpenGov & Hackathons Enabled by Access to Data Cooperate Locally, Compete Globally! by @gletham
        • B.C Open Data Hackathon 50 hackers, 28 ideas!
        • Nanaimo B.C Open Data Hackathon, April 2011
        • Hack for Change Change.org - 50 engineers, 24hrs, $50K
        • International Open Data Hackathon - opendataday.org
        • Microsoft Canada - Great Canadian Apportunity, $10K Prize
        • The GISCI GISP Map Competition - $500 Prize
        • Chirp Chirp, 24 hr Twitter Hackathon using Twitter API
        • WhereCamp Hackfests - D.C, Denver, Portland... 
        • NASA Random hacks of kindness, A global event
      #misabc
    • A hackathon, a hacker neologism, is an event when programmers meet to do collaborative computer programming W  ((Wik by @gletham #misabc
    • Powerful Social Media Tools by @gletham
        • TweetBeep - Notify when your are mentioned
        • Hootsuite, Seesmic Web
        • paper.li - create a custom list summary
        • bit.lify - Short links for BB users
        • TweetMic / Cinch - Audio Tweets
        • Visibly - Social media tracking, stats
        • Tweetvite - event promotion, invitations 
        • uStream - live webcast, stream to facebook 
        • ifTTT - if this then that
        • Eventful/ EventBrite / MeetUp / Crowdvine
      #misabc
    • ifTTT - If This Then That by @gletham #misabc
    • Maps & Data Driving OpenGov by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Data B.C. by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Nanaimo by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Ottawa by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Ottawa by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Vancouver Open Data by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - NASA Open by @gletham #misabc
    • OpenGov - Geodata.gov -> Data.gov by @gletham #misabc
    • Open Mapping by @gletham #misabc The Public Mapping Project (PublicMapping.org) is developing District Builder, an open source software redistricting application designed to give the public transparent, accessible, and easy-to-use on-line mapping tools. (Source: Azavea.com) Redistricting competitions in Philly, MN, Ohio $50k Support from Amazon for Web Services http://bit.ly/misapubmap
    • Open Mapping & Gov 2.0 by @gletham #misabc The future of Australian government? Social media and mapping technology   A new gov study says social media sites like Twitter and online mapping technologyare the future of government/citizen interaction... Nation-wide, councils see GIS at the forefront of government and citizen interaction   e. g. Brisbane City Council’s FloodMap http://bit.ly/misabrisbane
    • Esri Social Maps by @gletham #misabc Esri has made sharing maps and your data easy.
    • ArcGIS Explorer - GIS for All by @gletham #misabc
    • Map & Share With Geocommons by @gletham #misabc
    • Mobile Geo Enterprise Apps by @gletham #misabc
    • Mobile Geo Enterprise Apps by @gletham #misabc GIS Kit on iPad The mobile & social revolution has driven innovation, s a result, great apps are popping up daily
    • Social, Mobile Geo Apps by @gletham #misabc Geo & social is pervasive and a focal point of many apps and web services
    • Social, Mobile Geo Apps by @gletham #misabc
    • Social, Mobile Apps by @gletham #misabc Access to geospatial data is driving application development, particularly in mobile
    • GIS is Cool! Enter Infographics by @gletham #misabc Source: http://www.princeton.edu Info graphics are the rage on social media - they look like many of the maps we see at esriuc map gallery each year!
    • It's Cool to be a Social GeoGeek! by @gletham #misabc