Here at Blackstone Technology Group, we’re leveraging Web 2.0 and social media channels for both our internal and external corporate dialogue, as well as helping clients and partners do the same. One of our bloggers recently wrote about a method for establishing social media presence (for commercial or government organizations) – let us know if this resonates, and/or more information would be helpful.

Read more about Initiating a Corporate Social Media Presence – Unleash Your Inner Star Power over at the Govloop Community.

The Gov 2.0 Camp session’s already been fantastic, with candid, insightful and motivated discussion among nearly 300 Federal, State and Local employees, contractors and service providers – at least half of the attendees are government. Blackstone (Ted McLaughlan) helped facilitate a discussion on Social Media Governance and Policy Management. The “unconference” topics ranged from “Twitter 101” to discussions on the use of social media in emergency communications, ROI of social media, and the “Emergence of the Goverati” (which Blackstone also facilitated – Tchad Moore).

Here’s a photo of the conference real-time agenda and session-setting outcome – basically a crowd-sourced exercise in aggregating topics and requests, prioritizing, and volunteering leadership…

Gov20camp sessions