Last week we were lucky enough to partner with the amazing Chinwag team (as well as Bright Lemon and Kathryn Corrick) in hosting the Digital Mission to Washington DC. We took 10 of the UK’s top digital government companies out to DC for a week of events, meeting the great and the good of the gov20 [...]
The Digital Mission to Washington DC kicked off downtown yesterday in the impressive surroundings of Microsoft’s Innovation and Policy Centre. Leading off were Chuck Morton and Susan Edlavitch, Partners at Venable LLP, in conversation with Louise Eldridge of Finers Stephens Innocent LLP,who gave a legal perspective on the legal environment for tech firms that look [...]
In the words of Paul Revere “the British are coming!”, but this time we come in peace bringing with us a Digital Mission to the fine shores of the United States of America. We have a week of events lined up for 10 UK digital companies and their lucky Digital Pilgrims where they will be meeting [...]
Image: Vinoth Chandar Not long now until a group of digital government and social innovation geeks pack their bags and head over to the US with us and the Digital Mission gang to learn how things are done on the other side of the pond – and hopefully show them a thing or two as [...]
As many of you will already know, FutureGov is somewhat USA curious…
A month ago now, we launched Simpl to our first 100 beta testers and we’re delighted that so many people have already taken the time to explore the very first version of Simpl.co. It’s been really exciting to watch ideas and bids popping up across the site. We’re looking forward to even more coming in now [...]
Photo: gavjof Well it’s not like you didn’t see that one coming now is it? Three years ago this month, after a good few years in local government at Barnet Council in London, I set up FutureGov. It wasn’t really a thing as such. It was me and a name (I gave it a name [...]
My first blog of 2010 is to let you know about what is bound to be one of the big events of the year in the digital government world. I’ve been fortunate enough to be asked to be a part of the Programme Committee for the second installment of Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington DC, a much expanded, more diverse and more global committee compared to the 2009 edition.
If you are interested in sharing your Gov20/digital engagement story (read more about the event tracks here) the deadline for submissions is 6th January (ie THIS Wednesday – I know, sorry!) [read more]
So how does it feel to be apart of the “biggest, most diverse, politics and technology conference in the world?” (@misif) Well, let’s find out…. A big thanks for @FutureGov for giving me this brilliant opportunity! Let me just start of by saying, this is possibility the most important and impressive conference I have ever attended. This doesn’t just extend to the fact I had my long time dream come true, which is coming to New York City but also down to everything and anything that had to do with the conference.