Social Networking for<br />Public                Works<br />
Introductions<br />Pam Broviak<br /> City Engineer/Asst. Director of Public Works<br />            City of Geneva, IL<br /...
http://youtu.be/lFZ0z5Fm-Ng<br />
What does this<br />mean<br />for us?<br />
Technology at work is increasing at an exponential rate<br />The importance of communication is increasing<br />
The rules are changing<br />
Not participating is like<br />hiding the puzzle<br />pieces<br />
Don’t let others tell our story<br />
“There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I can lead them.”<br />- French politician AlexandreLedru-Rol...
Implementing social media in public works<br />
Microblogging<br />Twitter<br />
http://www.twitpic.com/photos/CapeTownFreeway<br />
http://wsdotblog.blogspot.com<br />
http://culvert-inspection.com/<br />
Photo Sharing<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot<br />
http://www.seeclickfix.com<br />
http://www.linkedin.com<br />
http://vimeo.com/9182869<br />
Augmented Reality<br />
What Next?<br />
Develop a Social Media Policy<br /><ul><li>“Good Reading and Resources” </li></ul>section of http://munigov.org<br /><ul><...
Participate!<br />
For local govt:<br />http://www.munigov.org<br />http://www.govloop.com<br />http://www.publicworksgroup.com/YSMJBH09/YSMJ...
A new century is at hand, and a fast spreading technology promises to change society forever. It will let people live and ...
Thank You!    Questions?<br />Pam Broviak, PE<br />City of Geneva<br />pbroviak@geneva.il.us<br />Public Works Group<br />...
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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 given on May 6, 2011, at the annual Wisconsin APWA conference in Racine.

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Social Networking for Public Works

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

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