Archive for March, 2009

That’s what I’m talkin’ about!

March 26, 2009

fcw_logoThe General Services Administration has signed agreements with Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo and blip.tv that make it possible for federal agencies to use new-media tools while meeting their legal requirements, GSA officials announced today. Read more here.

How can we take advantage of this? Are we already?

NASA.gov cited as a best example of breadcrumbs in web design

March 18, 2009

It’s always nice to see the work of friends cited as a positive “textbook example”. If you are interested in making sure your web communications are clear and that users find what they need to find, this article may be of interest.

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/17/breadcrumbs-in-web-design-examples-and-best-practices-2/

T. Allen

‘State of the News Media’ report

March 16, 2009

logoPew Research Center today released its annual ‘State of the News Media’ report for 2009 and in the organization’s words it’s “chilling.”

Ad revenues continue to plummet, people are being laid off … the only good news is that cable news “flourished.”

Thank the exploding web and the imploding economy. You’ve heard it all before, but if you’re into details and charts, check it out.

NASAsphere findings report

March 12, 2009

Recently, NASA JPL released a public version of the NASAsphere findings report. NASAsphere is the pilot internal social networking site that was up a few months ago last year, in case you don’t know.

You can find a copy at http://www.scribd.com/doc/12759868/NASAsphere-Pilot-Report-2008-Public

Communication 2.0 by Rich Antcliff

March 10, 2009

master109_image002Folks, Rich gave a presentation “Communication 2.0” at NASA Langley’s Center Leadership Council retreat last week at Wallops Flight Facility. It’s really good, and it’s posted here. There are two documents, one the Power Point presentation comm20, the other a Word document with lots of links to check out at communication2

Enjoy. – Mike F.