Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on March 12, 2014 at 8:26am — No Comments
This post was originally published on cpsrenewal.ca.
This quote from South by Southwest was making the rounds yesterday:
It connects to…
Added by Kent Aitken on March 12, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments
Governments govern. Oppositions oppose – or, more positively, present an alternative set of policies based on an alternative political perspective. Political initiatives taken by one government will be looked at critically by its potential successors, for the obvious reason that the decisions embodied in those initiatives will have been taken by people with different political goals, different political instincts and in a different political context.
That doesn’t, of course, mean that…Continue
Added by Stefan Czerniawski on March 12, 2014 at 5:09am — No Comments
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GSA’s strategic network services program is critical to the services and missions of almost all civilian and
defense agencies. Our telecommunications and IT contracts are designed to reduce risk and increase efficiency for government agencies.
The government completed the FTS2001-to-Networx transition about a year ago. The transition took longer than expected, but here’s the great news: In FY13, …Continue
Added by Mary Davie ITS on March 11, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments
On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:
A new Federal Employee Defection and Fallout PulsePoll found pay freezes, the current political environment and the prospect of a better salary in the private sector are driving 50% of federal employees to consider…
Added by Christopher Dorobek on March 11, 2014 at 4:18pm — No Comments
Many state and local governments are nearing the end of the 7-10 year lifespan of the average budgeting and performance management software system, causing more and more key-decision makers to explore new budgeting and performance management technologies.
In fact, according to the “2013 Gartner Financial Executives International (FEI) CFO Technology Study,” nearly 60% of CFOs indicated that investing in analytics and decision-making was their top priority, as it should…Continue
Added by Kara Batt on March 11, 2014 at 12:10pm — No Comments
Professional networks are a very important piece of career progression. Not only do they expand your circle of contacts, but they can also help to build confidence, test new skills, and provide opportunities for career advancement. The more occasions you have to make new connections, the better equipped you will be at utilizing resources available to you and building your brand.
Expanding the mentee’s sphere of influence also produces…Continue
Added by Kathy Wentworth Drahosz on March 11, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments
Recently we’ve had several federal program managers and clients inquire about crowdsourcing options for different projects. It isn’t a new idea but it’s one that still has a hint of innovation about it. In many cases it’s also a relatively cheap or free way to do some stakeholder engagement and outreach, find some interesting new ideas, or enlist the support of a community to do some great things. But a lot of federal managers are still unclear about what crowdsourcing really is and whether…Continue
Added by Alan Pentz on March 11, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments
Oh good. I’m not the only one.
Time moves especially quickly for busy people, it seems. Tasks and expectations don’t wait. The bottom line is calling. There’s a line outside your door of people and issues that need your attention.
Where do you find the time to complete your…Continue
Added by Ken Boxer on March 11, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments
A new Federal Employee Defection and Fallout PulsePoll found pay freezes, the current political environment and the prospect…Continue
Added by Emily Jarvis on March 11, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
First, how long did it take–from conception to “Send”–did it take to get your last press release out?
Second, how long did it take for a major situation to go from unknown to all over the news? (For an example, think of the Chris Christie bridge scandal or the Elk River, WV chemical spill.)
If those two timeframes are close to each other. Even within a few hours, that’s not bad. I’m guessing, though, that for most of us, there is quite a…Continue
Added by Jim Garrow on March 11, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments
Added by Ira Koretsky on March 11, 2014 at 2:38am — No Comments
If a public administrator wants to be taken seriously, should she wear a suit or a hoodie? It depends which culture she’s dealing with. Traditional public administration culture focuses on hierarchical institutions--how the public administrator can serve the institution’s mission…Continue
Added by David S. Reed on March 10, 2014 at 10:12pm — No Comments
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Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on March 10, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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.)
Added by Emily Jarvis on March 10, 2014 at 5:46pm — No Comments
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
Added by John Kamensky on March 10, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments
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
Added by Mary Yang on March 10, 2014 at 4:44pm — No Comments