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Coming Together To Work Faster, Smarter

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Failing Technology Projects? Consider Going Agile

Our requirements don't always represent what we want -- at home and on the job.

Many of us – or our family members – have had experience working with home contractors. And sometimes,…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on July 22, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

4 Ways CDM is Improving Governments Cybersecurity Efforts

Government needs to become more agile and efficient in the way it combats cyberthreats. Explore our latest guide on the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program to learn how.

 

Steve Caimi, Industry Solutions Specialist for Sourcefire (now part of Cisco), spoke…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 22, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Driving Mission Impact With a More Engaged Stakeholder Base – an ONS Case Study

As a government agency, serving your stakeholders is at the core of your mission. You have information that your citizens need, and it’s your job as a communicator to get it to them. But getting the right information to the right people at the right time isn’t as simple as sending a letter anymore.

While technology has made communication with the public faster, cheaper, and more dynamic than ever, it’s also created a myriad of challenges as well. Not only because each new digital…

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Added by Mary Yang on July 22, 2014 at 8:44am — No Comments

Cloud Lessons from Industry Leaders

It’s well documented that the public sector currently lags behind the private sector when it comes to cloud adoption. In fact, after leaping forward with OPM’s ‘cloud first’ policy, the federal government has started to slow way down.

 

This…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on July 21, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Spend Your Present Preparing for Your Future

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 21, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

The Internet of Things: Preparing Yourself for a Connected Government [New Guide]

It's easy to find ways in which IoT has affected private and consumer-facing enterprises -- you probably have heard of the Nest thermostat or fitness devices that can monitor your movements, location, and workouts throughout the day.

But the effect of the Internet of Things on the public sector and government is less concrete. What’s clear, though, is that although government may not yet be taking…

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Added by Catherine Andrews on July 21, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Operating Your Organization Like a Democracy

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 18, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Make Way for New Ways! 4 Tips for Changing Up Your Routine

When school ended in May, I switched my workout from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am. For some of you, that may be no big deal, but for me, it’s a big commitment! I’m not a morning person at all. The first few weeks, it was a struggle to get up at 5:10 and drive to spinning or circuit training in the pre-dawn chilly dark. My dog and cats didn’t even lift their heads from their pillows! Ten weeks later, the physical and mental benefits of early morning workouts are starting to show and I have…

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Added by Donna Dyer on July 18, 2014 at 8:45am — 2 Comments

America’s Data Agency: How the Commerce Department is Transforming Our World With Data

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has been a champion of open data

This week at the Esri User…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 17, 2014 at 8:03pm — No Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: Tim Fullerton Discusses Citizen Engagement

The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army. –Jay Baer

 

Just a few years ago social media was seen as an adolescent playground. Selfies, Facebook pokes, and pointless status updates created what seemed to be a cesspool of millennial…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

World Class Customer Service in Government

The biggest brands in the world have one thing in common – they understand the value of customer service and have found unique ways to make it a core part of their business. How can we do the same in local government? Let’s learn from the top brands we’ve picked out.

“Everyone should work in a call center.”

 

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Added by Gayatri Mohan on July 17, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Your Next Utility Bill? Cloud Computing

Okay, it’s time to pay the monthly service bills.

 

Water? Check.

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Added by Adrian Pavia on July 17, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Changing Government’s Perception on Cloud Computing

GovLoop's recent guide, How Cloud is Reinventing Government, explores the how cloud is helping agencies unlock innovation and improve service delivery. The report includes four government case studies, best practices and insights from industry leaders. Below is an excerpt from our guide.…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 16, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Esri Plenary Session: 10 Things You Need to Know

I'm out in San Diego this week covering Esri's annual User conference. I've got a few more posts coming out this week, but here is a quick post on the need to know information from the Plenary session. 

 

My Top 10 Take-Aways from GIS Plenary Session

  1. GIS continues to touch nearly every vertical of society, helping…
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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How GIS Enables Us to Become Architects of Our Future

This week Esri is challenging GIS professionals to be architects of our future

This week Esri, the global leader in GIS software, is hosting their 35th Users Conference in San Diego. Over 16,000 GIS professionals have come to the…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

City of Rancho Cucamonga: A Leader in GIS Technology

Esri UC featured dozens of case studies on GIS, but the City of Rancho Cucamonga was one of the highlights.

One of the best stories of the Esri…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

NG9-1-1: What Comes First? Governance or Technology?

Technological convergence of legacy and real-time data communications are quickly shaping emergency call taking and the role of Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) nation-wide. The result of current Emergency 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) trends, including technological progression, PSAP consolidation, and regional networks, is not only the evolution of the emergency response landscape, but the entire public safety ecosystem.

A future influx of multimedia, GIS, and physical surveillance…

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Added by Lauren Lane on July 15, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

4 Best Practices for Cybersecurity Success

Government needs to become more agile and efficient in the way it combats cyberthreats. Explore our latest guide on the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program to learn how.

In our latest GovLoop Guide, we highlighted the benefits, challenges and future outlook for the…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 15, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Making Smarter IT Investments: Customizing the Cloud [New Report]

Today, cloud computing offers government the opportunity to re-imagine how services are delivered. But a word to the wise: not all cloud platforms are created equal. Cloud solutions depend on both solving the right…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 14, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

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