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Alan W Silberberg

Correlation of Social Media to Search Results and Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management. If it is left to the Internet, you will not be happy with the results.

Reputation Control. Who Has Yours?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Every day we hear of more stories of people's Reputation getting smashed instantly online. On a personal level it just plain sucks, and causes mounds ...

Triangulation of Cyber Security, Social Media + You.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

BAM! There it is. Right in your face one morning when you check your social feed as news. That nasty little something that someone, a bot, or ...

New + Safe Social Media Platform for Tweens and Teens - safeDIGZ

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Alan W. Silberberg

We have the social network built, tested and it is jam packed with anti-bullying technology and new uses of anti-cyber war technology and processes to eliminate fake accounts and protect kids online.

Your Life. Your Family. Your Money. All Equal Need for Cyber Security.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 02.25.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Well, this was the year that Cyber-security (personal security) became Paramount in people's mind-share. Whether it was Target, Home Depot, Equifax, Sony, JP Morgan, and the list does not stop there.

Gov 2.0 Has Reached Criticality

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

As they say, we have come a long way. Whether in government or out; whether an inventor, an engineer, an app designer, a government official, a new media department head; whether in business, government or academia.

So You Are Shocked Facebook Did #psyops on People?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.29.2014 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Well then. Let's start with a working definition of psyops. Here is some background on the Facebook mass psychological testing as being reported rece...

Gov20LA Addresses Data Security Risks

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

After the alarming gap in one of the Internet's key security methods *Heartbleed* was announced, even organizations that have taken precautions ...

GOV20LA 2014 Announces More Women Than Men to Speak.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

GOV20LA Announces More Women than Men to Men Speak at 2014 Conference: GOV20LA, an intimate and powerful conference brings together innovative lead...

We Have a Secret to Share. Shhh.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

We have a secret to share. Shhh. I started Gov20LA five years ago with a goal to open the dialog and discussion between governments and private grou...

American Airlines Nails Twitter Customer Service

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

I was traveling with my three sons a little while ago. Here is my story as related to my friends on Facebook that day. "A little story from 35000 f...

4 Years of Digital Diplomacy and Change

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Alan W. Silberberg

Wow. There is a quiet sea change happening in the Middle East. The 2013 Iranian Election will mark the end of one cycle, and the beginning of another.

Welcome to the Decentralization of Your Life

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

The world has become de-centralized. Your life is decentralized in ways you could not have imagined even 10 years ago. You carry the power of what was the world's most powerful computer 20 years ago in your pocket now.

Voice Driven Digital Character Assassination

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

How soon till we start seeing voice driven digital character assassination replete with slang and provisional dialects?

Gov20LA has 50% Female Speakers for 4th year in 2013.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov20LA 2013 is going to rock! I could not be more excited about the powerful collection of women and men who will be speaking,

Truth Hurts? More Coming in 2013

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 03.01.2013 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

2012 saw many people get foiled by their own attempts at keeping secrets online. General Petraeus is only the most vivid and open example. But this is happening to regular people every day. Expect this trend to continue into 2013.

Gov 2.0 Is Now Umbrella for Deep Change

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

In the last 5 years or so "Gov 2.0" (Government 2.0) has grown from being a name coined by William Egger to now becoming the umbrella term for serious change in government, and not just here in the United States, but around the world.

America in 2012 Is Not Germany in 1930's

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

The constant and increasing use of Nazi and Holocaust imagery and associations that have been occurring in what is passing for political discourse in the USA has to stop.

Artful Social Listening

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Social media is a double-edged sword, and this applies both to engagement and listening equally. Social CEOs are applying this type of thinking not just to themselves, but to their entire organizations.

Mobile App for Lifesaving Technology? Or Regulated Industry?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Is an app a device? Is it a life-saving tool or is it the new shiny toy on your smartphone about which you know nothing about the reliability or specificity of how it works?

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 Preview

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 is here. Gov 2.0 and Open Government are blossoming around the world, as evidenced by the historic gathering this week in Brazil of the Open Government Partnership.

Gov 2.0 LA 2012 Speakers

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 04.04.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

www.gov20la.com The speaker list for Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012 is out: @nigelcameron Nigel Cameron thinking | speaking | tweeting | blogging || future |...

Gov 2.0 Crashes in Election 2012

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

Many people may not be familiar with Gov 2.0 but with all the current electioneering going on, we need to pause for a moment to see where a lot of this energy and technology is getting its base from. There are some excellent examples of where Gov 2.0 has crossed into electoral politics.

3 Themes of Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

We are past the point where the "Gov 2.0" in our name does more than evoke recognition. It is time to focus not on the theoretical but on the practical.

5 World Capitals With Lots of Listening

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

The pace of change in government use and implementation of social media, gov 2.0, open gov, egov and various other monikers is extremely rapid, in some countries it is breakneck.