December 10, 2017 — As brick and mortar stores close because of tough e-commerce competition, local governments can take a page from the retail playbook. Innovate with the times, or risk being left behind. When local private investment dries up and empty stores predominate downtown, “Buying Local” is only one step in thinking critically about how to improve a local economy. Why not buy local…online? Here is how one local government almost made this a reality.
December 21, 2015 — WordPress has been making great inroads into government agencies, pubic school districts and military institutions. This session will cover the business case(s) why WordPress should be considered and wholeheartedly embraced by those organizations that are spending taxpayer money. Case studies will include a large public school system and the U.S. Army.
December 11, 2015 — The Open Innovation Toolkit, part of the Obama Administration’s Second Open Government National Action Plan, harnesses public ingenuity to help address scientific and societal challenges. The first half of the toolkit, focusing on citizen science and crowdsourcing, was developed in collaboration with over 20 government agencies and built on the WordPress Multisite platform. This session will be a case study review of the project, challenges, and lessons learned. We’ll cover how the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy leveraged WordPress as a CMS and federal volunteers to create a low-cost resource to facilitate open innovation within the U.S.
November 5, 2014 — Discover how WordPress empowers relief teams working in war zones in Southeast Asia. Explore the challenges behind creating an application that tracks medical care and human rights abuses in the jungles of Burma. With real-world results that can be achieved with WordPress by putting the needs of people before the needs of computers.
With Custom Post Types and the Pods Framework, doctors and relief workers are able to make data-driven decisions when treating 15,000 patients each year, and governments were moved to take a stand on issues brought to light by our favorite publishing platform. Learn how you can use these same tools and WordPress to power maps, charts, and interactive timelines.
June 18, 2014 — 【基調講演】世界の WordPress 事例: エンタープライズ・メディア・ガバメント
WordPress は世界のトップ1000万サイトのうち18%以上で使われるほどになりました。WordPress を使っているブランドや企業の利用例には、驚くべきものもあるかもしれません。
このセッションでは WordPress を活用した最先端の試みを行っているサイトを紹介し、彼らが WordPress を選んだ説得力のある理由や、WordPress を利用する上で学んだことなどを共有します。また、WordPress に対するよくある誤解を解きつつ、デザイナー・技術者・ユーザーの皆さんのインスピレーションとなるようなパワフルで美しいサイトの事例を紹介します。
登壇者: サラ・ロッソ（Sara Rosso）
August 17, 2012