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DorobekINSIDER LIVE: Combing through Cloud Computing

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We're LIVE! We meet every month…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Stop Managing by Hours - Plus the 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Technology is an enabler. It gives us the ability to harvest big data, mobilize in ways unknown to previous generations, and shows us the means to improve every aspect of society. But that’s all. It just gives us the means, not the action.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 19, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

‘Do or Do not. There is no try.’ And more from AFFIRM's Monthly Speaker Series

Technology is an enabler. It gives us the ability to harvest big data, mobilize in ways unknown to previous generations, and shows us the means to improve every aspect of society. But that’s all. It just gives us the means, not the action.

 

Some industry leaders are looking to turn means into action. One of AFFIRM’s (the Association for Federal Information Resources Management) monthly panels looked at successful IT projects in government, the challenges faced, and the…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New VA Chief Wants to Fire More Employees - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center of Excellence on the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury is lucky to have Center Director Dr. William A. Bauman and Associate Director Dr. Ann M. Spungen on their team. For their work, Dr. Bauman and Dr. Sungen have been named finalists for the Service to America Medals, also known as the Sammies -…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 18, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Duo of Doctors Heals Veterans in Need-SAMMIES Finalist

 

Duos Come in all forms and across all trades. Batman and…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 15, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

VA Referrals to Private Doctors on Rise - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • In government, we often talk about the importance of building public-private partnerships. In San Jose, they aren’t just talking about building partnerships – they’re actually doing it. We talk to the woman making it happen, Lea…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 14, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Who Receives Hacker Threat Info From DHS - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Did you ever play the game telephone as a kid? It was one of my favorite games, because no matter how hard you tried, the message always got muddled somewhere along the way. Messages from government leaders can also run the risk of a telephone esq misunderstanding. We look at some easy…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 13, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Playing Telephone With Gov Communication

Did you ever play the game telephone as a kid? It was one of my favorite games, because no matter how hard you tried, the message always got muddled somewhere along the way.

 

Messages from government leaders can also run the risk of a telephone-esque misunderstanding.

 

In the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on August 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Agency Leaders Protected Teleworkers Who Lied About Their Hours - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • In a few short weeks kids will be back to school. So in order to help you get back into the knowledge cycle, Tom Fox from the Partnership for Public Service has eight books you need to read.

 

You can find all of…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 12, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

8 Books You Need to Read This Summer

With mobile technology, 24/7 news coverage, Twitter, Facebook, Buzzfeed, iPhones, and other constant updates, sometimes we just need to stop and reflect. Take a breath.

 

Really, take a breath. Sometimes you gain the most by slowing down and reading a good book. Holding…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 12, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Most and Least Sustainable Agencies in Government - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense (DOD) and employee contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 11, 2014 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Catching Tax Frauds: Be the Investigator, Not the Adjudicator

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense (DOD) and employee contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 takeaways on the Internet of Things and government +7 Gov Stories That Matter

The Internet of Things -- you may have heard about it -- maybe -- but what is it really… and what does it mean for government?

 

GovLoop and ConnellyWorks sponsored the first forum focused on the Internet of Things and…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on August 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Alan Balutis Talks Potential New Legislation

Everyone is talking about IT reform – but does anyone know how to implement it? Doesn’t seem like it. It’s like your friend who just learned a new word but constantly keeps using it incorrectly.

Legislators just learned about IT procurement, but don’t have the knowledge to apply it well.…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 6, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Government is Hiring! But Where?

While it may appear that the size of the federal workforce has shrunk to the size of a thumbtack, many agencies are still looking to hire bright candidates.

 

But the changing economy has forced management to alter their hiring process in favor of a more strategic one.

 

Hiring employees…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Preparing for the Internet of Things: What Does it Mean? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Imagine a manufacturing revolution where the average person can make anything they want from digital designs. In this revolution those with the most to gain aren't major companies but the consumers. You don’t have to imagine it. At the Smithsonian they are building 3D replicas of artifacts.…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on August 4, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

3D Printing: Smithsonian Exhibits at the Touch of a Screen

3D printing has the potential to change everything. 

Imagine a manufacturing revolution where the average person can make anything they want from digital designs. In this revolution those with the most to gain aren't major…

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Added by Drew Doggett on August 4, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

GAO’s take on HealthCare.gov - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • “Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the keys to mastering your career.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Are You In A Glass Case of Emotion?

“Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 31, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

What Fixes Would You Make to the FAR? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • We’ve all seen an ambulance racing down the street, sirens blaring, weaving in and out of traffic. But sometimes in the rush to get to the hospital in the fastest way possible another tragedy can strike. Meet the fed who is making ambulances…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 30, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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