Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)
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Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)

Industry Minister James Moore speaks at the Manning Centre conference about Canada’s digital economy, the digital policy his office is developing, and the digital preservation of Canadian history.

Practice disruption for success
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Practice disruption for success

Disruption (or necessity if you prefer) is the mother of invention. We can make things better — or at least different and workable — if our adaptability muscles are well exercised.

Posted in: Rambles
Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)
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Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)

Alison Loat, co-founder and Executive Director of Samara, speaks about her upcoming book “Tragedy in the Commons,” and the insider view it shares from the people inside Canada’s federal political system.

Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report
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Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report

Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report contains a wealth of information for digital public affairs practitioners.

PorterPlans vs NoJetsTO: A campaign case study of the air and ground war
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PorterPlans vs NoJetsTO: A campaign case study of the air and ground war

I remember the exact moment I decided Porter Airlines was going to lose their campaign for a runway extension at Billy Bishop airport. It’s a textbook lesson for integration, particularly in digital public affairs.

Posted in: News and Notes
Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal
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Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal

In this digital makeover, we’re reminded of the importance of unscripted engaging content, being the master of your properties, and being engaged.

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)
By March 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)

A winning campaign gets people excited about the opportunity the vision presents. It recognizes that people act more on emotion than logical arguments.

Digital must be part of the campaign machinery (#prgrs14)
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Digital must be part of the campaign machinery (#prgrs14)

A Progress Summit panel featured four digitally-engaged campaign organizers, each of whom have a collection of hits and misses to share.

Mariana Mazzucato and the ‘entrepreneurial state’ #prgrs14
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Mariana Mazzucato and the ‘entrepreneurial state’ #prgrs14

It’s not that the public sector isn’t capable of being innovative and embrace risk; that it isn’t willing to be entrepreneurial.

This just in: anything goes on the Internet
By March 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

This just in: anything goes on the Internet

Digital public affairs practitioners need to consider three very significant Internet dangers and how they apply to reputation management.

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter
By March 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter

Women are becoming more active in online discussions about Canadian politics and public affairs.

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class
By March 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class

Everyone on Twitter has a first tweet. Check out these a look at the first tweets issued by federal party leaders, selected MPs and political journalists.

Posted in: Politics, Social Media