Technology List for Gov 2.0

List of technology providers for Gov 2.0. Keep in mind this is a very partial list. Government 2.0 does not have a finite definition. It is a buzzword that indicates a new way of communicating between government and consumers. Any piece of software that allows people to communicate could realistically be considered part of Government 2.0:

Community Building

  • Govloop
  • CYN.IN (open-source)
  • Liferay (open-source)
  • Jive Clearspace
  • Neighborhood America
  • Ning
  • KickApps
  • Pligg (open-source)
  • Facebook
  • laconica (open-source)
  • Awareness
  • Mzinga
  • IBM Lotus Connections
  • MS SharePoint
  • Oracle BeeHive
  • Telligent Community

Content Management Systems

  • Liferay (open-source)
  • Drupal (open-source)
  • Joomla (open-source)
  • Telligent Community Server
  • Plone (open-source)
  • Alfresco (open-source, with optional support)
  • Autonomy Interwoven TeamSite

  • LimeSurvey (open-source)
  • SurveyMonkey

Idea Generation/Voting

  • Pligg (open source) City of SF is 
    using this and it works very well
  • Google Moderator
  • User Voice
  • Spigit
  • IdeaScale

Wiki Engines

  • CYN.IN (open-source)
  • Liferay (open-source)
  • Socialtext
  • Mediawiki (open source)
  • Atlassian Confluence
  • Mindtouch
  • Twiki (open-source)
  • XWiki (open-source)
  • TikiWiki (open-source)
  • IBM Lotus Connections
  • MS SharePoint
  • Oracle BeeHive
  • Telligent Community

Blogging Platforms

  • Liferay (open-source)
  • CYN.IN (open-source)
  • WordPress (open-source)
  • Typepad
  • Movable Type
  • IBM Lotus Connections
  • MS SharePoint
  • Oracle BeeHive
  • Telligent Community

Virtual Environments

  • Second Life
  • Forterra

Twitter Apps and Clients

  • Tweetdeck
  • Twollow
  • Tweetbeep
  • CoTweet (great for 311 – city of SF uses this)

Structured Data Sinks

  • MySQL (open source)

Semantic Search

  • Wolfram Alpha

Mashup Engines

  • Liferay (open-source)
  • JackBe

Real Time Q&A Software

  • Wondir (deceased, but I liked the idea of a streaming question widget on the desktop.) 
  • Aardvark

Collaborative Mind Mapping

  • Mind42
  • Mindmeister