Joe Pagano Memorial Web Analytics Lecture Series: The Future of the Web and New Media in Government

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Lee Rainie, Pew Research Center, Internet & American Life Project

On-Demand Webinar

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"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted."  — Albert Einstein. 

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, will kick off this Web Analytics Lecture Series with a discussion on “The Future of the Web and New Media in Government.” Lee will provide an overview of the current state of the Internet, social media, mobile, and digital communications—all from the unique perspective of the Pew Research Center.

The Web Metrics Sub-Council of the Federal Web Managers Council, and DigitalGov University, invite you to this first in a series of events honoring the memory of Joe Pagano, former co-chair of the Web Metrics Sub-Council. Joe was a friend and teacher to many in the government web community. This Web Analytics lecture series celebrates our commitment to continuing Joe’s legacy of using metrics to deliver exceptional customer service.

Join us in honoring the memory of Joe Pagano, a person who counted in every sense.

What You'll Learn

  • The most up-to-date survey findings from the Pew Internet & American Life Project about Internet use, mobile connectivity, and the rise of social networking.
  • How survey findings affect key segments of U.S. population, especially in e-government, politics, health, and strategic organizational communications.
  • Early findings from the latest Pew survey about the future of the Internet, including the evolution and impact of “smart systems” and “big data.”

About the Presenter

Lee Rainie is the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, a non-profit, non–partisan “fact tank” that studies the social impact of the Internet. Since December 1999, the Washington, DC, research center has examined how people’s Internet use affects their families, communities, health care, education, civic and political life, and work places. The Project has issued more than 240 reports based on its surveys.

Lee is a co-author of four books about the future of the Internet that are based on Project surveys. He is currently writing a book with sociologist Barry Wellman about the social impact of the Internet and cell phones.

Before launching the Pew Internet Project, Lee was managing editor of U.S. News & World Report

Lee is a graduate of Harvard University and has a Master’s degree in Political Science from Long Island University.

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