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Amid The Heartbleed, A Helpful App - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • It seems like every few months the pay debate comes up again – or more accurately, it comes up every election cycle. Pay is a constant source of tension, but if we’re really going to solve the debate once and for all, there needs to be serious reforms to the civil service -- not just compensation.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Getting Rid of Do More With Less – 5 Ways Gov and Tech are Changing the Mold

“Do more with less” is the mantra that government has been singing for years. But now, the “do more with less” refrain has been transformed with technology and automation to “do better with less. “ Business process management and streamlined technologies are changing the landscape so government can actually get more done with fewer resources.

Part of the reason for the transformation is the evolution of devices. We now live in a world dominated by devices; there are more than a…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 17, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments

Social and Digital Technology Trends: 9 Take-Aways for YOU

Here are some of my thoughts about what never-ending social and digital technology trends mean for professionals in all functional areas, at all career stages, and in organizations of all types and sizes (in other words, everyone!). Armed with this knowledge and insight, I hope folks will give serious consideration to how they will bridge the “digital divides” in their professional lives…

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Added by Courtney Shelton Hunt on April 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Collecting Data About Big Data

In true data-geek fashion, we collected some data points about big data during a recent online training.

 

On Thursday, April 10th, GovLoop and…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 16, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

5 Project Management Tips for Innovation Initiatives

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 project management and head here for the full recordings. More blog coverage of the Summit can be found …

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No 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

Federal Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Rain

The Future is a Little Cloudy

Almost every IT organization is looking toward a future where more and more of their infrastructure moves into the cloud. Unfortunately, many of these organizations will stumble on their way to the cloud. The problem is often one of…

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Added by Joshua Millsapps on April 15, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Waking Up.

I think we are waking up. From my limited perch, it appears sudden clarity is emerging in businesses. The past months I have been privileged to work with clients who get it. The rebels deep within their walls are being heeded, funded, and presented with the intractable questions. Having tried everything in the MBA kit bag, they are willing to consider almost anything.

One caveat before I go further. Chief Financial Officers…

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Added by John Bordeaux on April 14, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Social Media in 10 Minutes a Day? 7 Reasons not to be Fooled



Several years ago, when social media was really starting to take off, the idea that an individual or organization could successfully engage in “just minutes a day,” was rampant. Then reality sunk in and people recognized that effective engagement requires time, hard work, and commitment. Finding ways to be more efficient and effective was still a…

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Added by Courtney Shelton Hunt on April 14, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

3 Tips for Launching a Successful Big Data Project

An enterprise data hub can transform your agency into a data-driven enterprise. Image courtesy of …

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 11, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

4 Strategies for Redesigning Your Approach to Civic Engagement

A few days ago, we highlighted the redesign of nyc.gov as a great case study in the use of good design to better accomplish agency…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 10, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

6 Main Challenges to Creating a Resilient Community & Your Resiliency Checklist

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 creating resilient communities, and stay tuned for a link to the full recordings. More blog coverage of the Summit can be found here.…

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Added by Regan Wedenoja on April 10, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Inside Track on Open Data

There’s no denying that today’s technology provides immense opportunity to transform the way government engages with citizens. Through mobile, cloud, GIS and social media, government can be where the citizens are, and provide critical services when needed.

 

At the heart of this technological…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on April 10, 2014 at 8:47am — No Comments

Your Resiliency Road Map - 4 Key Ways to Build Resilient Communities Through Technology

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 technology and resilient communities, and stay tuned for a link to the full recordings. More blog coverage of the Summit can be found here.

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Added by Regan Wedenoja on April 9, 2014 at 1:30pm — 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

An Experiment in Crowdsourcing Citizen Engagement

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 citizen engagement and head here for the full recordings. More blog coverage of the Summit can be found …

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Added by Catherine Andrews on April 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

It’s Judgment Day: Microsoft Ends Support for Windows XP

Today Microsoft has ended support of Windows XP. If you’re using a computer with XP, it’s essential that you take the proper steps now to upgrade your computer.

 

Starting today, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for Windows XP. This includes support for security updates, patch vulnerabilities and malware – support that’s essential to keep data safe, and reduce security threats.

 

“PCs running Windows XP after April 8, 2014,…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on April 8, 2014 at 9:57am — No Comments

5 Facts About Mobility Services That Government Employees Need to Know Now

The results are in: public employees will not be separated from their mobile devices.

 

GovLoop recently conducted a survey of 169 public sector employees to uncover trends in mobile device use, and the results are eye-opening:

  • 88% reported that they…
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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 7, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Good Design: A Shortcut to Improved Citizen Engagement and Service Delivery

The new, device flexible, user-centric nyc.gov. Image courtesy of Huge

Our governments – local, state and federal – are very good at…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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