Added by GovLoop on April 28, 2010 at 10:30am —
Purchase from Specialized Communications Corp. Web Store and Do Your Part To Protect Our Planet
Do your part in protecting our planet by purchasing video equipment and accessories from the Specialized Communications Corp. web store. Through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Specialized Communications Corp., headquartered in Smithsburg, Maryland, will be planting trees for every purchase made.
By purchasing any web store item Specialized Communications Corp. will plant… Continue
Added by Judy Hoffman on April 28, 2010 at 10:25am —
Added by Michael Rupert on April 28, 2010 at 9:30am —
A pretty interesting explanation ...
Added by Sam Allgood on April 28, 2010 at 8:38am —
Next week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) and GovLoop is teaming up with the Partnership for Public Service to promote PSRW by running a special series called "Meet the Government Mascot." Each… Continue
Added by Dr. GovLoop on April 28, 2010 at 7:30am —
Happy Wednesday! The Pew Internet and American Life Project have published a fantastic study of how Americans use the Internet to learn about
all levels of government. Let's dive right into the highlights:
• 82 percent of all Web users in the survey (representing 61 percent of all American adults) looked for information or completed a transaction on a government… Continue
Added by Ed O'Keefe on April 28, 2010 at 6:53am —
Numerous blogs out there sport #Gov20 or #OpenData buzzword these days igniting interesting conversations around what they believe Government 2.0 platform is probably gonna be like tomorrow. Some assume it to be a Facebook clone, some say it should be Twitter et al and some go even as far as challenging the norms of openness & transparency by bringing in a kind of fright with concern over data-security & privacy issues. Well, Government Version 2.0 is anything but these stand-alone… Continue
Added by Arvind Nigam on April 28, 2010 at 6:00am —
Added by Alan Huynh on April 28, 2010 at 4:53am —
None of the Securities and Exchange Commission employees caught using government computers to view pornographic images has been fired, according to the agency.
The SEC inspector general investigated 28 employees and five contractors for accessing inappropriate images and Web sites, according to a report released late last week.
Added by Ed O'Keefe on April 27, 2010 at 8:45pm —
Gov 2.0, social media, social innovation, citizen engagement. All demand creativity and perseverance. We all have our creative slumps. I try and get over mine by going for a walk up Mount Rogers (Canberra). Due for one this weekend.
What do you do to recover the creative spark?
Added by steve davies on April 27, 2010 at 5:56pm —
As we work on how to use social networking technologies in Gov 2.0, I thought this article from IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management might be of some interest to practitioners. “The Strategic Implications of Web Technologies: A Process Model of How Web Technologies Enhance Organizational Performance” answers two questions:… Continue
Added by Bill Brantley on April 27, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Added by Rob Richards on April 27, 2010 at 3:02pm —
We can't escape the fact that Gen Y
/Millennials are going to transform the workplace over the next five years. By 2014 there will be more than 58 million Millennials employed in various organizations in the U.S. alone. Employers must begin… Continue
Added by Scott Span on April 27, 2010 at 2:39pm —
TSA Union Responds to FLRA “Show Cause” Order
WASHINGTON)—Stating that the rights to collectively bargain and to have union representation are two separate rights, the American Federation of Government Employees today filed with the Federal Labor Relations Authority Washington Regional Office its Response to Order to Show Cause as to why there should be a union election at the Transportation Security Administration.
AFGE filed a petition for… Continue
Added by AFGE National on April 27, 2010 at 2:00pm —
NED is pleased to welcome Indeed’s
, Sam Fitzroy, for an informative discussion about the world's largest job search engine. Tune in to learn how to leverage Indeed’s unique, highly targeted, pay for performance job advertising services, a valuable alternative to traditional job advertising services.
Sam will field questions about the problems Indeed is solving, their explosive growth, their effectiveness and how all of their…
Added by Joel Passen on April 27, 2010 at 1:30pm —
The Intergovernmental Solutions Newsletter on Government by Collaboration is now available. This edition presents the views of 22 IT leaders of nations, states, federal agencies, and municipalities and thought leaders who are working to ensure openness in Government. Government by Collaboration is the third newsletter in a series highlighting each of the three areas in… Continue
Added by Lisa Nelson on April 27, 2010 at 1:11pm —
Greetings Gov Loopers!
First, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Aaron Smith, and I’m a researcher at the Pew Internet & American Life Project. We’re a nonpartisan, nonprofit survey research firm located in Washington, DC, and we study the impact of the internet on topics ranging from politics and news… Continue
Added by Aaron Smith on April 27, 2010 at 11:32am —
Throughout the year, GovLoop will be featuring projects and people from among our 2010 Partners. This week's Project of the Week is brought to you by Microsoft, sponsors of our Cloud Computing Topics Page, making it easier for you to find content on that key subject. The also host a great group called "Microsoft… Continue
Added by Dr. GovLoop on April 27, 2010 at 10:30am —
So cool to see Sheila Campbell in Fast Company as most influential women in tech.
She runs the GSA Web best practices team...http://www.fastcompany.com/article/sheila-campbell-gsa?1272371351
Added by GovLoop on April 27, 2010 at 8:33am —
It was a dark and (stormy)…well cold…night in Washington last week when I arrived. Following eight hours on I-95, three cups of coffee, two traffic jams, and a metro ride in a dark subway; I had finally arrived.
My mission was clear and time was of the essence. I had to make it to the Capitol… Continue
Added by Candace Riddle on April 27, 2010 at 7:58am —