Government Social Media Sites and Transparency – What Can You Do?

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From Tim Kiely:

FastTrackGov found an article posted by Government Technology News entitled “Backing Up Twitter and Facebook Posts Challenges Governments” that discusses the important issue of transparency for Government Twitter and Facebook accounts, and provides a look at what some government agencies are doing to address it.

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2010 – Local Governments to Redefine the Economy?

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From Tim Kiely:

FastTrackGov found an excellent article posted by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) entitled, “Trends to Watch in 2010” that focuses on the role(s) that local governments can/will play in driving the recovery and redefinition of the economy.

We invite you to check out this article and let us and other FastTrackGov Blog members know what you think, what your government is doing, etc. by posting your comments below.

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2010 Cyber Threats – Some Food for Thought for Local Governments

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From Tim Kiely:

FastTrackGov found an interesting article compliments of Government Technology News that, according to Kaspersky Labs, says the new year will usher in some changes to be wary of in the world of malware and cyber-attacks.  Read it HERE.

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Congratulations to the 2009 Crown Community Award Winners

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From Tim Kiely:

FastTrackGov salutes the winners of American City & County Magazine’s 2009 Crown Community Awards.   The 11 winning local governments were touted for their creativity, cooperation and communication efforts in ensuring efficient local government operations in challenging economic climates.

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