For the past couple weeks, GovLoop has been highlighting the hottest mobile applications, website re-designs, and social media contests coming out of government. Here are a couple of the latest examples.
Mass collaboration in business was, until quite recently, a concept treated with suspicion. Today, we're seeing an explosion of collaboration that unabashedly taps the creative reservoir of the masses.
Recent philanthropic campaigns from several companies and foundations have demonstrated the power of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. One of the most impressive of these has been the Pepsi Refresh Project.
Crowdsourcing mobilizes crowds to help solve problems. That's great for the organization with the problem, but is it good for you? Or, as critics contend, is crowdsourcing a threat to your profession that you should resist?
The BP disaster is the oil company's responsibility -- and it is Barack Obama's moment. There is no better time and place to unequivocally assert the President's voice than now in the Gulf with a BP summit.
Realizing that fans' creative energy can increase awareness and sales, marketers are giving more control of brands to consumers with campaigns like Mountain Dew's Dewmocracy and Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" contest.
The Net Gen Education Challenge is a call for ideas to shape the future of education, and this year we're also looking for ideas on how to fix the world's institutions, such as business and government.
Nearly every nonprofit has been tempted by the possibility of winning cash through a voting-based contest. However, organizations run the risk of "list fatigue," tiring loyal supporters with too many messages.
As part of Sunshine Week, The Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation are looking for help with The Data Mine, a new online series identifying inaccessible or difficult to use information.
Listening to people rather than talking at people. That was Anil Dash's summary of a basic challenge that lies ahead for many world's representatives as they explore Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs and other online platforms
For three years, Sullivan had been inviting his blog community to upload pictures of the view from their windows. He wanted to compile a selection of these images into a book that captures the breadth and width of the web.