Campaign: Policies and Principles

Open Government Requires Open Communication Policies

Stop the top-down message control that prevents federal employees from freely joining online conversations. Create communications policies that encourage federal employees to comment on blogs, contribute to discussion forums, answer questions, and provide helpful information on non-government websites. Employees should freely share their knowledge and offer assistance wherever the need arises on the Internet, not just ...more »

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Campaign: Content in other languages

Develop cross-disciplinary multilingual/cultural best practices

Creating a multilingual communication strategy is complex and requires knowledge from many different fields, including linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, ethnographics, demography, technology, communications, marketing, PR, customer service, user experience, graphic design, social media, public policy, business strategy (yes even for government agencies), etc. The government should leverage knowledge from various ...more »

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