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Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Director of Innovation and Social Media Gadi Ben-Yehuda is the Director of Innovation and Social Media for the IBM Center for The Business of Government. Previously, he was a Web Strategist for the District of Columbia's Office of the Chief Technology Officer. He has taught creative, expository, and Web writing for more than 10 years to university students, private-sector professionals, and soldiers. He has an MFA in poetry from American University, has taught writing at Howard University, and has worked in Washington, DC, for nonprofits, lobbying organizations, Fleishman-Hillard Global Communications, and Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign.
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Always-on Devices and Mobile Technology are Enhancing Government Management

November 8, 2012 Subscribe: > Newsletter > Facebook > LinkedIn How will the wide-scale adoption of always-on connected devices change the environment for federal leaders? Of the five trends I outlined in my last post, the first, Always-on connected devices, is so fundamental, so important, so paradigm-shifting, that it is quickly becoming invisible. ...

Five Emerging Innovation and Social Media Trends and Why They Matter Now

November 1, 2012 Subscribe: > Newsletter > Facebook > LinkedIn Social media and a renewed emphasis on innovation and DIY—exemplified by the Maker Movement and the rise of intrapreneurs—is transforming how government agencies operate and how they interact with citizens. Within the past four years, the number of networked computers that can connect ...

Hurricane Sandy: How Government Uses Social Media for Disaster Response

October 26, 2012 Learn how to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. As Hurricane Sandy approaches, how are government agencies using social media to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters? The Federation of American Scientists posted on its Web site last year a CRS report, "Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, ...

Smart Policies for Smartphones in the Workplace

October 25, 2012 New college graduates entering the workforce this year may have gotten their first iPhone in high school and their first email address in middle school. While the class of 2007 used laptops for research in their dorm rooms, this year's graduates could fact-check. Surely, these new hires will have different ...