An online resource for public works professionals

The Public Works Group is an online resource providing information and networking opportunities for people working in the public works field. The group also offers resources and guidance on the use of online tools and virtual worlds and how the public works field can leverage these tools.

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 How would you prefer to learn the ADA Toolkit for Local Government?

 How would you prefer to learn the ADA Toolkit for Local Government?

Ideascale Helps Governments Find Solutions

The Federal government has been using an online application called Ideascale to generate ideas for improving government. The benefit of using a tool like this is that anyone can sign up and launch the tool for free. There are commercial packages for a more robust use. But if your agency wants to launch a simple campaign to generate ideas, this might be your answer.

The site also allows you to embed a widget on your Web site to promote your campaign. Below is the one created for MuniGov to generate ideas for improving local government:

 Public Works 101

 Social Media Toolkit for Public Works