On the Road: Open Government Part 2

Click here for Part 1 of 4 Don’t be the big @$$hole There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing Goliath trip and fall. That’s why media and malcontents love to jump on government whenever it falters. …but, can you blame them? Government comes off like some sort macho figure that can do it all by itself. Problem is that government – for the most part...

Centralized communications: Is it a home run, a fumble or a high-scoring tie?

If there is one world that has changed dramatically for public servants, it is the world of the government communications leader and officer. When I worked in government communications, the department (and its minister) were in charge, and the job of the “centre” was to coordinate the odd so-called horizontal file....