Bill Kalma is VP of technical services at Model Metrics , an enterprise cloud computing services company. He focuses on the effective scoping, management and delivery of CRM projects from a technical perspective. What is the social enterprise? Traditionally, the term has referred to an organization's social mission of philanthropy, charity or furthering a noble cause.
Dave Cole has done something that was crying out to be done. He has taken all of the ( hard to find ) RSS feeds for government press releases from COI’s News Distribution Service and piped them into Twitter accounts . Nice. To my mind though there’s no substitute for a proper, human-edited Twitter account and so I thought I’d share this list of official gov accounts which I’ve compiled fairly recently. Let me know any I’ve missed. Government
@CSIState - Country specific information and travel alerts from the US Department of State @foodrecalls - The Food and Drug Adminsitration tweets when food products have been deemed unsafe, about once a day. @jetlab - Rocket science from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory @NIHforHealth - Research reports of the National Institutes of Health @PeaceCorps - Press releases from the Peace Corps
With Twitter being all the rage lately, there are bound to be questions about how the popular microblogging tool should be deployed in government. Some agencies fully embrace Twitter, giving the intimidation of government a human face. Others simply have no clue what they’re doing. Accordingly, their follower count reflects that. But, you can’t blame them for trying.
We really can’t deny the fact that businesses are testing out Twitter as part of their steps into the social media landscape. You can say it’s a stupid application, that no business gets done there, but there are too many of us (including me) that can disagree and point out business value. I’m not going to address the naysayers much with this.