Posts Tagged: collaboration

CYBER ATTACK

Tactics of the Ideal Cyber Workforce

With constant emerging technologies and our increasing dependence on electronic devices, cybersecurity affects everyone. Whether it is highly confidential data that you handle at your workplace or your personal banking information, you probably have some form of electronic information that you’d like to keep private and secure. We all need cybersecurity knowledge. For cyber professionals,… Read more »

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: How To Achieve Smarter Care

Enabled by cutting-edge technology, our personal devices are increasingly interconnected and personalized. If this is the case for retail and entertainment, why should health and social care be any different? At Tuesday’s GovLoop training, Government Health and Social Care Collaboration to Control Costs and Improve Outcomes, moderated by Christopher Dorobek, we spoke with Dr. Nick… Read more »

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Surefire Methods for Working Better With Teams

by Mary Schwarz, ICF Interactive Interdisciplinary has always been one of those words that bothered me. Not the actual intent of interdisciplinary – approaching work by involving practitioners from several areas of knowledge – but what it sounds like. So many ways to be disciplined or punished … will it be writing lines, scrubbing gum… Read more »

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Best Collaboration Tools for Project Teams

By Latesha Goodman, Acquisition Analyst Imagine you’re an analyst who has recently joined a project team. Your job duties include generating large, complex program documents on tight deadlines. Producing poor quality deliverables will put your stakeholder’s schedule and budget at risk. You know accomplishing this task will require the input of various team members, many… Read more »

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What Do We Know About Inter-Organizational Networks?

As Millennials join the workforce, they are bringing their propensity for social networking into the workplace. As a result, network-centered approaches to doing work will likely become more prevalent. Government and non-profits have already been pioneering the use of collaborative networks over the past two decades to solve complex societal challenges such as clean waterways,… Read more »

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The Digital Service with Steve VanRoekel

Steve VanRoekel spent some three years as the federal Chief Information Office. He has now moved on to serve as chief innovation officer at USAID assisting with the administration’s response to the Ebola outbreak. In one of his last interviews as federal CIO, Steve joined me on The Business of Government Hour to reflect on… Read more »

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7 Ways You Kill Creativity in Your Meeting

Do your meetings have a creative killer? Newsrooms call them “story killers,” the naysayers at meetings who repeatedly shoot down stories while unsuspecting victims are trying to generate new ideas. Creative killers assassinate ideas, breeding fear and limiting impact for hundreds, maybe even thousands. These idea deaths never get investigated and their potential never gets… Read more »

To Trust – or Not

“Trust but verify” was President Ronald Reagan’s mantra during the Cold War. But today, “trust” is a key element to creating effective cross-agency networks to get things done. But what, exactly, is “trust,” and how do you know what to look for? Increasingly, addressing public management challenges requires the use of collaborative networks across a… Read more »