This site was developed to support the Government 2.0 Taskforce, which operated from June to December 2009. The Government responded to the Government 2.0 Taskforce's report on 3 May 2010. As such, comments are now closed but you are encouraged to continue the conversation at

5 General Comments

simonfj says:


You will appreciate that your enquiry is reflected in the space. To compare govdex with edna is an education in how to create silos.

The common factor in both is the change from ‘education by delivery’ to ‘education by enquiry’, where the activity takes place in a community hub like this; that is, before the policy or curricula is decided upon and the members’ institutions get back to ‘delivering’.

Could I suggest that you invite Evan Arthur to join your motley crew. He needs some new playmates. (see his questnet presentation). Could I also suggest that you get an engineer from aarnet involved with this enquiry. It’s getting a bit tiring, watching people talking about web 2.0 and ignoring the three layers of the IP suite, which are the foundations of their isolated networks.

July 27, 2009 5:58 am

simonfj says:

Could you also put a “thanks for your comment” return on this form, so a writer knows something has happened.

July 27, 2009 6:00 am

simonfj says:

Would you also consider putting up a wiki. It might be useful, if we can attract some glamorous people (, to show how a collaborative approach works, rather than trying to explain it.

July 27, 2009 6:05 am

simonfj says:

Sorry, this one didn’t seem to go through.

You will appreciate that your enquiry is reflected in the space (at This separation (limited terms of reference) leads community members to sectorized silos = govdex & edna.

Would you consider inviting Evan Arthur to join your motley crew (see his questnet presentation ). so we might get a little understanding about how education has changed from “by deliver” to “by enquiry”

July 27, 2009 6:19 am

Ellen says:

All I care about is that any online medical record system should be completely voluntary, and patients should NOT be forced to have online records against their will. Patients should have complete control, not doctors.

December 7, 2009 12:47 pm

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