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Help Decide the Top 5 NextGen Lightning Talks - Cast Your Vote Now!

A ‘drug dealer’ in a federal prison. Breaking the ‘other’ glass ceiling. How to stay sane while leaning in. Why biz school + government is the next big thing.

These are just a few of the finalists we’re now…


Added by Catherine Andrews on April 3, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

This is What the Future of Government Innovation Looks Like

Presidential Innovation Fellows with IFE CEO Kathleen Kemper (center) and John Paul Farmer (far right). Photo credit: Kevin…


Added by Adrian Pavia on March 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Exchange IT Ideas at the DC Exchange 2014

In a world where the industry standard is always changing and methods for these changes are conjointly working together, one can’t help but feel like they’re always falling behind the curve. Welcome to the world of Information Technology (IT), where changes typically come in 12 to 15 month increments and the last 10 years has been one of the greatest technology booms in the last…


Added by Heather Young on February 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Applying Instameets to Your Event

Federal Computer Week recently highlighted the growing use of the practice of instameets in government. Most recently, Instagram users were invited to submit photos…


Added by Kerry Simon Rea on February 12, 2014 at 8:06am — 2 Comments

Government's Mobile Technology Revolution

Mobile technologies are rapidly transforming nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. In fact, the proliferation of social media seems impossible without the widespread use of mobile devices. Meanwhile, companies are discovering cost efficiencies and flexibility of access – through tablets and smartphones – by moving their entire business operations to the cloud. 


Government represents a particularly exciting sector of mobile…


Added by Adrian Pavia on January 31, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

6 Tips for Putting on a Winning Webinar

Last week, GovLoop and ON24 hosted a virtual event on how government agencies can transition traditional in-person trainings and conferences to the virtual environment. This movement has the power to drastically cut costs, time, and emissions, while delivering an interactive and engaging experience to participants. The presentations were crammed with great tips on how to plan and execute successful events, such as virtual learning programs, conferences, and career fairs.



Added by Kim Truong on August 15, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Moving From In-Person to Online: How to Transform Traditional Conferences & Training for Gov't

The challenge facing agency leaders and human resources professionals is how to sustain a top-notch government workforce in a time when conferences are being canceled and training budgets are facing increased scrutiny. Moving in-person events and training to an online forum is one solution, but it's not always easy to do it well. That’s why GovLoop and ON24 hosted a webinar to discuss best practices and examples on how to execute a successful virtual event and…


Added by Kim Truong on August 8, 2013 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Got Your Attention? Building Engaging Virtual Events & Trainings

Have you ever witnessed a colleague falling asleep at their computer? I have and that person had keyboard imprints on his face because he was disinterested and bored while trying to complete a mandatory online training for his job. While I certainly poked fun at him, I also sympathized with him. Dry, boring and monotonous virtual presentations and trainings make it difficult to stay fully awake. I remember that it took me extra coffee and chocolate to get through ACQ 101, a basic mandatory…


Added by Kim Truong on August 5, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Best Types of Content for Virtual Events and Training

Nearly everything is offered virtually nowadays. Virtual trainings, courses, career fairs, conferences and even concerts are happening across the globe, redefining how people engage in learning, recreation and job-related activities. Virtual events are also gaining traction in the public sector due to a “perfect storm” of overlapping factors, such as extended travel restrictions, greater public scrutiny on in-person conferences and advancement of interactive communications…


Added by Kim Truong on July 30, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Behind the Scenes of NIH, DoD, NASA: WordPress in Government

Yesterday, GovLoop and WordPress hosted the event, Do More With What You Have: Experience WordPress in Government, highlighting the power of WordPress to modernize and optimize government websites. The event included numerous case studies of websites that use WordPress CMS services, which are robust, scalable and…


Added by Kim Truong on June 21, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

How Two Weeks Saved the Gov’t $300 Million: Uncle Sam’s List

Yesterday, GovLoop and WordPress hosted the event, Do More With What You Have: Experience WordPress in Government, highlighting the power of WordPress to modernize and optimize government websites. The event included numerous case studies of websites that use WordPress CMS services, which are robust, scalable and adaptable with numerous plug-ins and add-ons. At the event, government employees were connected with other successful WordPress users, developers and implementers to share best…


Added by Kim Truong on June 21, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

GovLoop & Esri Meet Up In Review: Story Maps

Last week, GovLoop and Esri hosted a GIS meet up, GovLoop & Esri MeetUp: Story Maps, the presentations featured Chris Liedel, President of Smithsonian Ventures and Lee Bock and Stephen Sylvia, who provided insights on how to leverage Story Maps templates.




Added by Pat Fiorenza on May 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

2013 Technology Innovation Predictions - What's Yours?


1) Virtual engagements will become the norm - Immersive Virtual Environments (IVR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Digital Web-based Platforms (DWbP) will take off like a rocket this year.…


Added by Adam Arthur on March 8, 2013 at 11:30am — 12 Comments

Requesting help to create really useful events for local government web managers & digital teams

Happy New Year everybody!

Hope you've had a lovely holiday and looking forward to the new 2013. We accomplished and overcome many things in 2012. We survived the end of the world, celebrated the Queen's Jubilee, hosted the London Olympics and (most…


Added by Liz Azyan on January 8, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Separating Fact from Fiction on Virtual Events

People, Profits, and So What? Virtual Events: State of the Sector



Added by Lance A. Simon on May 24, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Top 7 Ways to Engage Event Participants Online & Offline

If you’ve coordinated an event, you know the typical challenges. What are the topics you’ll cover? How do you keep participants informed and involved before and after the event? How do you increase participation? How do you build momentum for an event that’s months away?

With restrained budgets and more pressure to justify attending an event, the criteria for a successful event is higher now than ever before. You not only need to meet registration numbers but you also need to boost…


Added by Mary Yang on April 30, 2012 at 11:25am — 3 Comments

Upcoming Events March 2012

The nice thing about finally having a comprehensive event calendar in place is that now you can know in advance which conferences to follow each month. Here’s what’s coming up in March:


Added by Tim Bonnemann on February 29, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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