A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We're LIVE! It's the seventh time we’ve met and we are doing this at least once each month this year. The idea is simple: get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information…Continue
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By Bob Gourley
My friends (and former employers) at Northrop Grumman just announced they have signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designed to enhance cybersecurity protections of the nation’s critical infrastructure.
This is associated with the DHS’s Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program.
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By Bob Gourley
It has been a while since we have written about our friends at Liquid Robotics. We imagine most of our readers are keeping their ears open for news on their capabilities, they are so widely known in tech circles just about everyone knows their basic approach of leveraging “Wave Gilders” as wave propelled robotic platforms for high tech solutions.
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It’s already happening. You see it when citizens report potholes, broken signs, graffiti or nuisances using 311 apps. You see it with hackathons, the open data movement, and with organizations like Code for America and Tumml brokering innovation by bringing together developers and government agencies. There’s a palpable energy driven by technological innovations, heightened expectations, and the diverse needs of governments and…Continue
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A former chief of staff for State Sens. Burdick and Metsger, Jen has transitioned to working as a policy analyst for Cover Oregon. Cover Oregon is a central marketplace where Oregon individuals and employers will be able to shop for health insurance plans and access financial assistance to help pay for coverage. With the Affordable Care Act and Oregon’s emphasis on health insurance coverage, you are sure to hear more about Jen and Cover Oregon in the future. Today, we hear from Jen on her…Continue
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I am looking for help in learning how to get a new position or what agencies will hire fifty and over
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A couple of years ago it seemed you couldn't talk about government without thinking about dashboards. They were everywhere. But then the fad started to fade. But now with the emergence of big data and data analytics, dashboards are making a…
Added by Emily Jarvis on May 14, 2013 at 2:24pm — No Comments
At Code for America, we’re getting excited for the National Day of Civic Hacking; the weekend is a galvanizing moment in our ongoing movement to call citizens to action. We want citizens everywhere to help their cities work better, through technology. Why do we think this is so important?
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Any professional who wants to have a rewarding career in government service has two options for their graduate level education: a Master of Public Administration (MPA) or a Master of Public Policy (MPP). Educators, graduate students and government workers have debated the advantages of both degrees for years. The degrees are quite similar with some subtle differences, but both lead to excellent career options in government and nonprofit work.
As this article…Continue
By Ryan Kamauff
The opening keynote at this year’s FOSE conference was delivered by General Stanley McChrystal. General McChrystal was formerly the Commander of International Security Assistance Force as well the United States Forces in Afghanistan. General McChrystal has also commanded the Joint Special Operations Command…Continue
I think the best ten minutes I spent this morning were ten minutes that were basically wasted. I’ll never send the email I crafted in that time and it’s probably for the best but it certainly felt good writing it. So today’s unsent email happened because of a project we’ve been…Continue
The partisan environment in Washington has resulted in a near paralysis of logical decision making. The sequestration is just the latest, perhaps most egregious, example. Is this the best our leaders can do? What will it take to change things for the better? How should CIOs and other Federal executives execute their missions under these conditions? Follow this link …Continue
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Last week I had the pleasure of hosting Mailcamp 2013 an annual shindig to discuss all manner of topics regarding email marketing.
I should add that all the hard work was done by Steph Gray @lesteph I was merely ‘strong armed’ into giving a presentation.
Others have written about this event in more detail – comms2point0
The hashtag was #mailcamp13
These are my slides…Continue
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But now with the emergence of big data and data analytics, dashboards are making a resurgence.
Rick Hartman is the COO and…Continue
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I am weird, yes and I took this photo through the windowpane of someone's trunk, in a parking lot.
The reason I took the photo was that the…
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Some great quotes from former VP Gore's speech at Excellence In Government:
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My favorite part of graduation - commencement speeches. When else do we have a ton of successful people, share their tips on…
Twenty years ago, before regular people had the web, I was a 13 year old discovering a hybrid database/scripting application called HyperCard. One of my early projects was a random number generator for the newly-launched National Lottery, which incredibly, made it onto the cover floppy disk (’3MB of great software!’) one of the early editions of Macformat magazine. I was…Continue
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