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Are You Happy? Clap Along If You Feel Like Gov Is For You



“Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof


Because I’m happy

Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth

Because I’m happy

Clap along if you know what happiness is to you

Because I’m happy

Clap along if you feel like that’s what you wanna do” – “Happy,” Pharrell Williams

Are you happy in your job? What do you think…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 15, 2014 at 12:22pm — 2 Comments

How Philly is Bridging the Gap Between Gov & Innovation

On Tuesday April 8th, GovLoop hosted our third annual Government Innovators Virtual Summit. This year we focused on "Innovations that Matter" and how to make innovation stick at your agency. Read this recap of our session on a new open-source solution in Philadephia and…

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Added by Tommy Bowen on April 15, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Preparing to talk big data with chief data officers - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

You can find all of our programs online:…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 14, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments

External Hacking a Top Cybersecurity Concern — But Your People Pose a Problem, Too

When it comes to cybersecurity, knowing where your threats are coming from is key. Turns out, more than half of IT government pros said they think the threats are coming from the outside. 

External hacking is the top cybersecurity threat plaguing federal agencies, according to a new poll of over 200 IT security…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 14, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Making the government cool again - seems so 2008 - Plus Your 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over whether federal employees are overpaid, or in the view of some, underpaid.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Real Pay Debate - Not A Number, But Proper Compensation

Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Should The Next School House Rock Video Be About Civic Tech?

Growing up in the 90s, School House Rock taught me all about how a bill becomes a law and how the U.S. is a melting pot of cultures. But today, there’s no School House Rock video to explain to me what civic technology is. And I could really use one. 

If you’re like me, you may have…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 9, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

It’s a mobile world - and there better be an app for that - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Growing up in the 90s, School House Rock taught me how a bill becomes a law and how the US is a melting pot of cultures. But there is no School House Rock video tell me what civic technology is. And I need one. We get the inside scoop on this emerging phenomenon with…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 9, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

In The Post-Snowden World, Security Is Ever Changing - Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Most people acknowledge the federal government’s civil service system is pretty much broken. It has been called woefully inadequate for the challenges of the 21st century, and frankly one of the biggest impediments to creating the best government possible, that’s the assessment coming from a new report from the partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 7, 2014 at 2:25pm — No Comments

The Quiet Crisis - Gov's Woefully Inadequate Pay System

“Money, money, money” – that’s often the refrain you hear from federal civil servants, who feel they don’t get paid enough. Not nearly enough. Chris Dorobek calls the pay system, “woefully inadequate for the challenges of the 21st century.”

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton agrees. The report even goes as far as to say that…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Four Ways To Improve Procurement

Last year, in the midst of the Healthcare.gov’s troubled launch, President Obama said government IT procurement needs to be blown up and built anew. But how do you blow up federal procurement effectively?

Healthcare.gov troubled procurement wasn’t the only high profile…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 3, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Want Better Government? Pay Better - Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Last year, in the midst of the Healthcare.gov’s troubled launch, President Obama said government IT procurement needs to be blown up and built anew. But how do you blow up federal procurement effectively? We look at four potential solutions with Appian’s Chris…

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

The Need For Civil Service Reforms - Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Every day on the DorobekINSIDER program we try to tell good government stories to help you do your job better. Today we get to highlight a program that is helping people do their jobs better by showing the power of partnerships; it’s an awesome program called…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 2, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Take A Voyage - Why The Partnership Program Is Making A Difference

Every day on the DorobekINSIDER program we try to tell good government stories to help you do your job better. Today we get to highlight a program that is helping people do their jobs better by showing the power of partnerships; it’s an awesome program called Voyagers. Voyagers is part of the Industry Advisory Council in the American…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 2, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The government challenge of the revolving door - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • The definition of, of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So that begs the question is there a better way to create a political platform? David Cole thinks so. He has posted his platform on Github, and you can help him shape policy.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 1, 2014 at 2:47pm — No Comments

A New Way To Run For Office - The Open Sourced Way

The definition of, of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So that begs the question is there a better way to create a political platform?

David Cole is a 28 year old software developer who spent 2 years working at the White House as a Deputy Director for New Media. He is now a candidate for …

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 1, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Security in the Post-Snowden World - Plus Your 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • The federal IT landscape is shifting. Now more than ever, contractors and the federal government alike are looking to buy and sell government services, not hardware. Think cloud computing over data centers. But the shift is causing some problems, because the federal procurement system simply isn't set up to handle those types of agile service contracts. Also making the shift difficult…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on March 31, 2014 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Contracting Check-In - Where Does The Market Stand In The Wake Of The Shutdown

The federal IT landscape is shifting. Now more than ever, contractors and the federal government alike are looking to sell and buy government services, not hardware. Think cloud computing over data centers. But the shift is causing some problems, because the federal procurement system simply…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on March 31, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Avoid The BORING, 7 Ways To Making A Rocking Panel - Plus Weekend Reads!

We have all been there, stuck watching what seems like an endless panel, with panelists that drone on and on and on and on. There is no escaping the boring. What's worse, you walk away without any new insights or understanding. Basically the entire thing was a waste of…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on March 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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