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How Palo Alto is leading the digital city movement

Palo Alto, Calif., Chief Information Officer Jonathan Reichental discusses his “digital city” vision, including how he leveraged the local developer community to help build city applications, bringing a “hacker ethic” to bureaucracy and the importance of supportive leaders in managing IT and cultural change.

Building a local government open data portal

Gov 2.0 Radio hosts Adriel Hampton and Allison Hornery talked with Cook County Deputy Director of New Media Sebastian James about the launch of

GovFresh on Gov 2.0 Radio: Open Honolulu with Deputy CIO Forest Frizzell

Honolulu Deputy Chief Information Officer Forest Frizzell joins GovFresh founder Luke Fretwell for the inaugural episode of GovFresh on Gov 2.0 Radio to discuss Honolulu open government and Gov 2.0, CityCamp Honolulu and the city’s upcoming partnership with Code for America.

SF CIO, Innovation Director discuss city’s tech progress, innovation

San Francisco Chief Information Officer Jon Walton and Director of Innovation Jay Nath discuss government innovation and the work they’re doing within the SF Department of Technology.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Web Manager Kristy Fifelski

Kristy Fifelski of and joins us on Gov 2.0 Radio to discuss Reno’s planned inaugural civic hackathon, her GovGirl video series, the upcoming National Association of Government Webmasters conference and the new

Gov 2.0 Radio: John Tolva on his new role as Chicago CTO

Gov 2.0 Radio interviews Chicago’s new Chief Technology Officer John Tolva. A conversation with Drupal founder Dries Buytaert

Drupal and Acquia CTO and Co-founder Dries Buytaert and Acquia Vice President, WW Business Development Tim Bertrand join Gov 2.0 Radio to discuss Drupal and open source in government.

Fire chief discusses how new app lets community help save lives

San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Chief Richard Price shares the latest on a new app that links trained volunteers with heart attack victims using GPS-enabled smart phones.

Building Gov 2.0 community in San Francisco

Building Gov 2.0 Community in San Francisco: Abhi Nemani of Code for America, Jay Nath of the SF Dept. of Technology, and Chris Heuer, co-founder of the Social Media Club, join Gov 2.0 Radio to talk about building sustainable Gov 2.0 community at the grassroots level.

‘Jobs That Matter’ and how to find a stable, fulfilling career in public service

Join a conversation with Gov 2.0 Radio and career counselor Heather Krasna about her new book, Jobs That Matter – Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service. Heather talks about finding the right job for the public good, the process of writing her first book, and how she uses social networks such as GovLoop, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Innovation for local government

Join a fast-paced conversation about innovation in local government and emergency management with GovFresh founder Luke Fretwell, City of Manor, TX, CIO Dustin Haisler and Bob Greenberg of G&H International Services. We discuss the upcoming manor.govfresh conference, and how emerging technologies are empowering first responders.

WeGO10 wrap-up with SF CIO Chris Vein and CivicTec’s Allison Hornery

San Francisco CIO Chris Vein and Allison Hornery of CivicTec join Gov 2.0 Radio for a wrap of the Inaugural General Assembly of the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments held in Seoul, Korea.

Crowdsourcing, ideas and innovation in government

Join Gov 2.0 Radio producer Adriel Hampton for a conversation with IdeaScale co-founder Rob Hoehn. In the fourth of our series on crowdsourcing, innovation and ideation in the government and enterprise, Rob talks about how business clients are learning from the government, being SaaS before the cloud was cool, and what his company learned about […]

Getting the BrightIdea: Crowdsourcing in government and enterprise

Gov 2.0 Radio talks with Matt Greeley of BrightIdea. BrightIdea has powered innovation campaigns for the government of Ireland, City of San Francisco and has a new contract with the U.S. State Department. It’s also the platform behind the $200 million GE Ecomagination Challenge. We talk with company co-founder Matt Greeley about challenges and best practices in ideation, innovation and crowdsourcing for government and enterprise.

Government ideation and innovation

Gov 2.0 Radio talks with Hutch Carpenter of Spigit about engaging internal and external stakeholders in the ideation process using Web tools and game mechanics.

Open San Diego,, with Captura Group’s Jed Sundwall

We talk with Jed Sundwall of Captura Group about Open San Diego;, the .gov URL shortener; engaging Hispanics online, including those who prefer Spanish and prefer English; and the and social media strategies, and why they’re remarkable.

Government and gaming mechanics

Empire Avenue – Crowdsourcing the Best Content: We interview Empire Avenue CEO Duleep Wijayawardhana about how individuals, governments and cause organizations can harness social media, virtual markets and game mechanics to engage their communities.

Leveraging your community through crowdsourcing

Richard White on Leveraging Your Community: San Francisco startup UserVoice allows governments, politicians, nonprofits and businesses small and large to harness the ideas and feedback of their employees, communities and citizens online. Gov 2.0 Radio host Adriel Hampton talks with CEO Richard White about best practices for local government use of this kind of feedback tool, and some of the best and worst examples of the platform in action.

British Columbia Climate Action Secretariat James Mack on Apps 4 Climate Action

British Columbia’s top climate protection official and Gov 2.0 Radio host Adriel Hampton discuss how hackers and open government data are helping Canada tackle global warming (British Columbia Climate Action Secretariat James Mack on “Apps for Climate Action).

In discussion with Australian Sen. Kate Lundy

In Discussion with Sen. Kate Lundy: The G2R crew talks with Sen. Lundy about Australia’s recent Declaration of Open Government, the AU Government 2.0 Taskforce, public sphere discussions around open government, the National Broadband Network (delivery of a fiber at 100Mbps to over 90 percent of Australians, with rural areas getting 12Mbps via wireless or satellite), and the controversy over a proposed Internet filter in Australia.

Gov 2.0 guide to Gov 2.0 Radio

Gov 2.0 Radio is a weekly podcast that “captures the thoughts of public and private sector leaders using Web 2.0 to make government more effective, collaborative and transparent.” The show is held every Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on BlogTalkRadio.

Open data with Socrata CEO Kevin Merritt

Socrata CEO Kevin Merritt on Open Data: Merritt and host Adriel Hampton discuss open data principles, open standards and APIs, and how to use social principles to get more value out of government data.

Social media, local gov and the National Association of Government Webmasters

Gov 2.0 Radio discusses social media and local government with Morris County, NJ, webmaster Carol Spencer, treasurer of the National Association of Government Webmasters. A veteran of IBM, Spencer calls social media the biggest revolution in technology since the personal computer. On government agencies blocking social media, she says, “You’re blocking access to the way people live.”

Gov 2.0 Radio: Engaging app developers with government data

A discussion with Mark Headd, an app developer and former govie, about civic apps. Headd explains Open311 and accessing government services and lowering costs using Twitter, and gives ideas on how to engage developers around government civic apps contests.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Gov social media wonders and blunders with OhMyGov!

Gov 2.0 Radio in conversation with Mark Malseed, executive editor of OhMyGov!, a media company and consultancy chronicling the best and worst of the U.S. government and documenting the rise of social media in politics and governance.

Punk Rock Gov 2.0 Radio

I’m a big fan of Gov 2.0 Radio.

What I appreciate most is host Adriel Hampton‘s iterative approach to improving it. Each episode is a subtle experiment in something new. It’s not pretentious, over-produced or trendy chatter. It’s quality niche content and every episode is a solid course on what’s happening in the Gov 2.0, open government movement. Adriel and his co-hosts, Steve Lunceford and Steve Ressler, do a great job of connecting listeners to leaders and create a true sense of community.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Local Government Innovation from Manor, TX

Manor, TX: Local Government Innovation: Guest Dustin Haisler, CIO of Manor, Texas, discusses Manor Labs and local government innovation. Laurel Ruma of O’Reilly Media will also join us at the top of the hour.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Losing the Crutch of Technology

A conversation with Lewis Shepherd, CTO of Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments, with hosts Adriel Hampton and Steve Lunceford.

Gov 2.0 Radio: David Hale: Health 2.0 and ‘Coopetition’

In conversation with David Hale about the Pillbox project and brainstorming the future of gov.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Getting Big Things Done in Government

We host a conversation with Bill Eggers and John O’Leary, authors of the new reform treatise If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government. Eggers in 2005 chronicled the rise of innovative e-gov projects and the potential for tech-enabled reform in Government 2.0, a work of research well ahead of the curve. In Man on the Moon, Eggers and O’Leary apply process thinking to the sticky business of managing complex public initiatives.