The government is home to troves of data, data that is timely, relevant and critical to you. However, getting you the information in a prompt, clear and concise fashion is a HUGE challenge for agencies. GovDelivery is trying to alleviate some of the challenges by sharing their digital communications best practices during the Power of the Reach Tour. (Find a tour stop near you here.)
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OMB released a refreshed list of cross-agency priority goals for the remainder of the Obama Administration. There are 15 goals, seven mission-related and eight management-related. Only three carry over from the previous set of commitments. Following are edited excerpts from…Continue
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In recent years, social media channels have taken the limelight as the preferred platform for communications and connectivity to the masses. Organizations wishing to disseminate information broadly and efficiently are embracing social media as one of their core marketing tools, even using outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to pitch press releases to journalists. Many government organizations have followed suit, choosing to broadcast their press releases and other important…Continue
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On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:
Since 1979, AFFIRM has been meeting with industry and government groups to talk about IT challenges. 35 years is a long time for any organization to have a lasting impact, but for IT it may as well be a century. We take a look back and a look forward with AFFIRM’s President and…
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Since 1979, the Association of Federal Information Resource Management (AFFIRM) has been meeting with industry and government groups to talk about IT challenges. 35 years is a long time for any organization to have a lasting impact, but for IT it may as well be a century.
Back when AFFIRM launched, computers did not exist at OMB. There were no cellphones, tablets or…Continue
Added by Emily Jarvis on March 10, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
All federal employees should be mindful of the importance of workforce diversity, especially federal managers. Executive Order 13583 was signed by President Obama in August 2011: Establishing a Coordinated Government-wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion…Continue
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Actor Bruce Dern was on a show recently where he mused about his first days in Hollywood rubbing shoulders with the giants of the entertainment industry. “They were larger than life,” he told the host, “because no one knew what they were doing after school.” He…Continue
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Are you into big data, crowdsourcing, or other areas of digital strategy? The White House is looking to tap you – it just launched open applications for the third round of its Presidential Innovation Fellows program (PIF).
As one of the folks in the first class of PIFs, I wanted to share my experience with the program – and some (hopefully)…Continue
Added by Emily Jarvis on March 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Strategic acquisition offers government and industry an opportunity to work together to identify unnecessary costs in the acquisition process and pass those savings along to federal agencies. However, a new term has entered the dialogue regarding the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI). That term is “supplier suppression.” What does “supplier suppression” mean in the context of FSSI?
At bottom, “supplier suppression” means constricting the supply…
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These are just a few words used to describe who some have deemed the “entitlement generation” - often called Millennials or Gen Y or even Generation C.…Continue
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Since 1947 the average spy began committing espionage after 12 years of service. That highlights why periodic reinvestigations (PR) are critically important.
The influential Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) has released the Security Reform Policy Council white paper on Leveraging Emerging Technologies in the Security Clearance Process. INSA includes a number of connected, heavy hitters so this is a preview of what may be coming to pass in…Continue
Added by Kathleen Smith on March 7, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments
If I have learned anything from this winter, it’s the importance of taking pictures while the snow is still fresh. It’s when the white stuff is at its prettiest. After a few hours, it starts to melt, get shoveled and become begrimed with city filth.
Monday was (hopefully) the…Continue
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But when you think of government, is there a brand? What about at the…Continue
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Cross posted from the Federal Communicators Network blog:
Is it really as hard as it looks? I asked myself this question many times when I decided to apply to become a speaker at the Next Generation of Government Summit in Washington, DC. After 15 years of public service, I knew exactly what topic I wanted to…Continue
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