Let's be honest, right now the federal government is being pummeled by scandals. The IRS is facing the double whammy with its conference spending and its handling of Tea Party tax audits. Meanwhile the NSA is facing a scandal of their own in its secret phone taping.
So how does government improve its reputation…Continue
Default open data; that was one of the big takeaways from the Digital Government Strategy released last year. But the DGS was a bit murkey on how agencies…Continue
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Check out EPA's new infographic: MSW in the United States.Continue
And what they found wasn’t…Continue
Our government is supposed to be a government for the people by the people. We really don't specify who "the people" are so it's probably safe to assume that it means everyone.
I know the process works so most everyone can participate in it BUT the problem is that a majority of them don't take government up on that offer. Simply put citizen engagement is lacking.
So what can we do about it? In our recent report: …
I thought this Father’s Day I’d talk a little bit about some of the things that I learned from my dad. Things that have translated over, or at least things that I like to keep in mind, as I go about my daily business. I want to talk about the things that I see that he’s done that make him successful…Continue
It seems you can't turn around these days without hearing about another government conference scandal. But what gets lost in the horror stories of magicians and fancy hotel suits is the real reason why these conferences are essential for govies, learning.
Sandra Magnus is the Executive Director of the …Continue
Norma, a federal employee that elected to collect Social Security while still working, commented on my last article on this subject.
She stated that while it is true you don’t decrease social security benefits if you are still working at age 66 or older you may be subject to taxes on some of the social security money you…Continue
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What are federal employees allowed to do in a non-official capacity when using social…Continue
Like him or loathe him, many people have strongly held views about former government contractor Eric Snowden, who spilled some of America’s most sensitive…Continue
Did you know that today marks the 238th birthday of the United States Army?
Military service to America is one of the most honorable types of federal service – if not…Continue
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The other day I was in the elevator with a couple and their teenage son. We all got out on…Continue
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Proving once again the awesomeness of Twitter, Facebook bit the bullet on hashtags and rolled them out to some users this week. Rumors of Facebook hashtags began to circulate in March, but now that they’re finally here we will begin to see whether they enhance user experience and functionality on Facebook, or indicate that Facebook developers are losing their creative edge and should…Continue
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I’m going to try something new out today. I’m not going to tell you that this is a tried and true method I’ve used to maintain a healthy network or that this has led to me being a happier or more successful person because I’ve never tried this before. All I know is I…Continue
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10 years ago the role of the Chief Information Officer was radically different than it is today. Consider this, in 2013 the federal government will spend more than $80 billion on IT. And in the last 8 years they've spent more than $500 billion. The CIO must now oversee the most…Continue
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