Large organizations, especially those which are in the public sector, have been faced with a difficult challenge over the past few years of determining how to let staff make use of social media while balancing the need to ensure the organization’s message is not contradicted and staff are not put in danger. Different organizations have tackled this challenge in different ways, but I am happy to report that I have now been granted permission by my office (UN-OCHA) to author a personal blog about Information Management (and non-work related topics). Such approval shows great trust on behalf of the organization for which I am grateful.
To get an idea of why I want to author a blog, see my “Why a Blog?” post that I drafted in May 2011 when seeking permission. I will share my ideas as I have them so the frequency between posts will vary over time.
My first real post will be coming shortly!