Do tax and social media mix?

Slide deck from a presentation to tax office officials titled, Tax.2.0: the social media future of tax. These are the slides from a presentation I was asked to give a few years back to a gathering of the Chief Executive Officers of each of the Australian State based revenue agencies. The group, who were without […]

9 years ago

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Multi-lingual online consultation

Multilingual online consultation just got a step closer with EngagementHQ’s second language sites. One of the most common questions I am asked whenever I present at conferences, particularly those with a public sector slant, is “does this work for CaLD communities”? CaLD, for the initiated, is used in Australia as the shorthand for “Culturally and […]

9 years ago

4 Reasons for Why do (some) people hate Twitter?

Last week I posted a link on Twitter to the Australian ABCs The Drum blogpost about the uptake of Twitter by rural Australian communities – Social Media Storm: Farmers take to Twitter. For me, the most interesting aspect of the post was not what the author had to say, but the discussion between The Drum […]

Dr Crispin Butteriss

Dr Crispin Butteriss

9 years ago

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Online Troll or Provocateur – A Necessary Evil?

One of the first questions I’m asked whenever I stand up to talk about online community engagement using our Smart Forums is, “Isn’t this just another way to hear from the same people we always hear from?” And we all know who “those” people are: the man who yells out his thoughts at random from […]

Dr Crispin Butteriss

Dr Crispin Butteriss

9 years ago

New Ownership Structure for Bang the Table

Today we can announce that the Executive Directors of Bang the Table have purchased the 10% share of the business previously owned by Twyfords. Vivien Twyford has also resigned her position on the board. On behalf of all the Directors of Bang the Table I would like to express our gratitude to our friends at […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

9 years ago

Social Media at Work

Attempting to outlaw Facebook, Twitter and their lesser-known cousins may cruel your pitch with Gen Y staff. To allow or not all? That is the conundrum for many councils when it comes to the question of staff access to social media during working hours. But think carefully before pushing through a ‘no’ vote. Quite apart […]

10 years ago

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Purchasing Gov 2.0 services – nothing like buying a pen.

I have been getting increasingly alarmed at reports of central purchasing initiatives for Gov 2.0 where contracts are signed at a whole of government level. Central purchasing seems like ever such a good idea to drive down costs. If the Government buys all its pens from one source then the pens are cheaper – is […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

10 years ago

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