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Social Networking for Public Works

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Presentation showcasing uses of social networking in public works. This slideshow also explores why social networking is important to the field and how to understand its use. This presentation was …

Presentation showcasing uses of social networking in public works. This slideshow also explores why social networking is important to the field and how to understand its use. This presentation was given on May 6, 2011, at the annual Wisconsin APWA conference in Racine.

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  • 1. Social Networking for
    Public Works
  • 2. Introductions
    Pam Broviak
    City Engineer/Asst. Director of Public Works
    City of Geneva, IL
    Co-founder of several online groups:
    MuniGov, Be2Camp, Public Works Group
    Manager of Grid Works, online magazine, & GovGrid, virtual grid for govt.
  • 3. http://youtu.be/lFZ0z5Fm-Ng
  • 4. What does this
    mean
    for us?
  • 5. Technology at work is increasing at an exponential rate
    The importance of communication is increasing
  • 6. The rules are changing
  • 7.
  • 8. Not participating is like
    hiding the puzzle
    pieces
  • 9. Don’t let others tell our story
  • 10. “There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I can lead them.”
    - French politician AlexandreLedru-Rollin
    (Thanks to Adriel Hampton for sharing that quote!)
  • 11. Implementing social media in public works
  • 12. Microblogging
    Twitter
  • 13. http://www.twitpic.com/photos/CapeTownFreeway
  • 14. http://wsdotblog.blogspot.com
  • 15. http://culvert-inspection.com/
  • 16. Photo Sharing
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot
  • 17.
  • 18. http://www.seeclickfix.com
  • 19. http://www.linkedin.com
  • 20.
  • 21. http://vimeo.com/9182869
  • 22. Augmented Reality
  • 23. What Next?
  • 24. Develop a Social Media Policy
    • “Good Reading and Resources”
    section of http://munigov.org
    • Social Media Governance: http://socialmediagovernance.com/policies.php
  • Increase Your Communication Skills
    Offline and Online!
  • 25. Participate!
  • 26. For local govt:
    http://www.munigov.org
    http://www.govloop.com
    http://www.publicworksgroup.com/YSMJBH09/YSMJBH09.PDF
  • 27. A new century is at hand, and a fast spreading technology promises to change society forever. It will let people live and work wherever they please, and create dynamic new communities linked by electronics, improve the lot of the poor, and reinvent government . . .”
    - An article about the telephone, 1898
  • 28. Thank You! Questions?
    Pam Broviak, PE
    City of Geneva
    pbroviak@geneva.il.us
    Public Works Group
    pwg@publicworksgroup.com
    Contact Information:
    Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/pbroviak
    LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/pbroviak
    Skype: Pam.Broviak
    Slides at: http://www.slideshare.net/publicworksgroup