Government 2.0 in action: Redesigned portal

The state portal was redesigned this week and has now a lot of interesting Web 2.0 features, such as direct connections using social media tools (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, different mobile applications and RSS feeds). Besides the traditional functions of a portal, Utah has extended their online presence by geolocation services.  The new administration’s open government and transparency paradigm seems to be accomplished as well: online government data is provided (data tab), tracking of taxpayers’ money (transparency tab), support of citizen participation (public meetings tab), support innovation (innovation), and a lot more:


Update: YouTube video with explanations of the functionalities:


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