Next Generation of Government training summit, is a two-day training summit preparing future leaders of government. Hosted by GovLoop and Young Government Leaders,the Next Generation of Government Training Summit began in 2010 and has enhanced the working and personal lives of 1,000+ Generation X and Y government employees. The sessions and workshops presented during the two day summit are jam packed with information focused on educating, inspiring and training emerging government…Continue
Enhancing your agency’s digital communications strategy can be difficult, but don’t lose hope! You can do it!
That was the sentiment expressed by a panel this afternoon at the NextGen conference. Amanda Eamich of USDA, Tim Fullerton of the Department of Interior, and Elizabeth Hochberg, a lawyer with GSA gave advice and insight about updating your agency’s communications strategy for the 21st century.
Moderator Joseph Porcelli of GovDelivery kicked things off by…Continue
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Still going strong on day two of the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Here’s a quick recap of the session, Stronger than All the Armies in the World, presented by Brian Gryth, Program Manager of Business Intelligence at the Colorado Department of State.
The abstract reads: Victor Hugo said, “there is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come” But in government operations, all too often ideas are left to die without…
This morning Bryan Sivak, HHS CTO shared the importance of technology in improving health care. In his talk, Bryan discussed how HHS Open Government is spurring healthcare innovation through challenges, open data, and intrapreneurship and shared his vision for the future of health technology.
Bryan Sivak joined the Department of Health and Human Services as the Chief Technology Officer in July 2011. In this role, he is responsible for helping HHS leadership harness the power…Continue
The challenges of the 21st century not only cut across multiple agencies, they also cut across the lines between the public vs. the private sectors. Yet the original design of our government was not intended to collaborate well across multiple organizations.
A frustrating dilemma.…Continue
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Our second lightening speaker was Dr. Jeleen Brisco, Department of Agriculture. Her presentation was called: It Takes a Village to Save the Ark: Experiences in Government and Zoo Collaboration for All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness by Dr. Jeleen Briscoe. Dr. Jeleen Briscoe’s abstract for the presentation can be found below:
Zoos and aquariums provide the public up-close-and-personal opportunities to…Continue
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We’re just getting started at the Next Generation of Government Summit. If you want to see blogs from the conference, please go here: Next Generation of Government blogs. One of the session I sat in on was, Budget Talk 101, the session information is below:
“Just follow the money” – To get anything done in government, you need to understand how the money flows so you can get resources for your projects. Yet,…
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“What am I doing with my life? Why am I doing it?”
If you’ve asked yourself these questions – recently or in the distant past – Frank DiGiammarino wants you to know you are certainly not alone. Figuring out what you want to do is key to achieving real success in life, but that’s easier said than done.
During a breakout session at the NextGen conference today, DiGiammarino explained that it is important to stop jumping from job to job and start focusing on building a…Continue
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What superpowers do you have?
The question might sound funny at first, but thinking about the untapped talent you might possess can actually change your life.
Linda Cureton is the former Chief Information Officer at NASA and author of the book, The Leadership Muse. She spoke about how she learned to unlock her own ‘superpowers’ during an opening keynote speech at the NextGen Summit today.
“You have the power to save the world. We all do,” she…Continue
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Regardless of your rank, managers are under the microscope, right now. People are constantly evaluating you, judging your actions and behaviors, so what can you do? Muriel Maignan Wilkins and Amy Jen Su are the co-authors of Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership…Continue
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During this year’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, public service both within and outside of the workplace will be highlighted, as GovLoop and the Young Government Leaders will have a collection drive at the summit for the National Capital Area Food Bank!
This is in conjunction with the annual…Continue
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It's July. Woot. I'm excited because it means Next Generation of Gov't Training Summit is coming.
For those that don't know, NextGen is a 2-day training summit co-hosted by GovLoop & Young Government Leaders. It's awesome - 650+ Gen X/Y gov't leaders, 50+ sessions mapped to OPM ECQs and 100+ speakers from the best in government.
I'm super biased but it is my favorite…Continue
Last year I teamed up with a brilliant designer here in Ottawa to found a company that aims to bring a little more fun into the public service. Together we're redefining private-public partnerships by delivering a witty set of designer Ts that are either positively encouraging, derisively subversive, and perfectly ironic to office workers across north America. We called the business - wait for it ... :
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On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:
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First let's start out with a definition -- what is a heretic?
"From my point of view, a heretic is someone that has a point of view about an organization and the work that is being done. But after they have expressed that idea, they've had it rejected. But they don't give up. They find new ways of making it happen," said Carmen Medina a former Director at the…Continue
Welcome to GovLoop InsightsIssue of the Week with Chris Dorobek, where each week, our goal is to find an issue — a person — an idea — then helped define the past 7-days and we work to find an issue that will also will have an impact on the days, weeks and months ahead. And, as always, we focus on six words: helping you do…Continue
Added by Emily Jarvis on August 3, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Office of Personnel Management has been making some real progress in terms on innovation.
In fact they are the only agency to rise up the ranks of the Partnership for Public Service's Innovation Index.
But how did they do…Continue
As the end of the conference drew near, I was feeling a little nervous about holding myself accountable for changing my lessons learned into actions. You know that self-doubt that creeps in and makes you think “I can’t change the way this huge government works.” Well, thankfully I got a boost of morale from all three speakers at the NextGen closing session.
SPEAKER #1: JOE JORDAN
Joe Jordan, the administrator for…Continue
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The final session of Day Two of Next Generation of Government featured:
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Thanks again to everyone who attended our session at NextGen, Maximizing Your Early Years: From NextGen to SES. It was a packed room of 200+ aspiring government leaders! Here is a brief summary for those who could not attend, along with the mentioned training and development resources to continue your NextGen journey throughout the year.…Continue