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Who Were They?

Life is short and when we lose someone, usually we only have photographs, anecdotal or shared events retained through ever decreasing memories and clarity. Handwritten notes or memories contain an emotional link, but much more is attainable when we can … Continue reading

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2015 A Change Year

2015 confronts with the necessity to adapt, modify and absorb the every changing landscape. I can see why people prefer to opt out, retire from working or social life and just potter about in their comfortable environment. It is a … Continue reading

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Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even … Continue reading

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Olympics of Open Government

The Open Government debate, implementation and ongoing innovation has parallels with the Olympic Games. The production of online forums, fact sheets, FOI disclosure and other administrative publishings have all helped progress, but it appears to be done with a sense … Continue reading

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Open Government

Open Government a scenario taken directly from Yes Minister. How can you open dialogue when the whole business and operation of Government and the APS is fashioned, not around secrecy, but on not giving information. Sir Humphrey is always going … Continue reading

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Labor in Labour

Since the coup in late 2010 when the Labor Party senior members garrotted their leader and installed a new boss and subsequent new Prime Minister, the clock has been ticking for the second stage of the saga. Monday coming is … Continue reading

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Collaborative Space and Real Life

It is interesting to think we engage, collaborate, communicate and generally live in community with a multitude of people and groups throughout our whole life. Yet when it comes to doing the same activity online many people are fearful. Within … Continue reading

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