Alex Howard reminds us that although government 2.0 can be a broad reaching term, it is not the same as merely having IT experts in government agencies. He examines the HP Government IT professionals Survey from March of this year:
Do these questions about the “top gov 2.0″ tools asked of government IT pros — with answers that include social networks and video sharing — really measure anything related to open platforms? Those are activities that enable generative activity, like third parties building better interfaces for government using mobile applications. What about the status of implementing platforms?
Read more and view the survey here.