Posts Tagged: DorobekINSIDER

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Is There a Yelp for Gov?

You wouldn’t go to a new restaurant without checking out the Yelp reviews, but government might buy a billion dollar software system without checking the data first. But now government is trying to reverse the trend. They are starting to use performance data to create better government decision-making. Chris Mihm, Managing Director of Strategic Issues… Read more »

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DorobekINSIDER: 6 Reasons Silicon Valley Can’t Fix Government

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words: Helping government do its job better. On GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: Living in a Mobile World – lessons learned from ACT-IAC’s mobile apps fair: Some of the big takeaways from the app fair, emphasizing how government organizations are… Read more »

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I’m a Millennial, But Don’t Stereotype Me!

Hello, my name is Emily and I am a millennial. And you know what? I am proud to be a millennial. Oftentimes, the millennials get a bad reputation as being lazy, tech focused and commitment phobes. But I’m here to tell you: It’s not all true. Right now, millennials make up about 16 percent of the… Read more »

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Fighting Human Trafficking with the EEOC

Drugs and illegal firearms. These are usually the first things to pop in your head when you think of the black market. But what is another, less easily documented crime? Human trafficking. Yes, slavery still exists today. And human trafficking is currently one of the fastest growing black market activities, with unreported cases numbering in… Read more »

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DorobekINSIDER: 3 Insights from the FBI Director

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words: Helping government do its job better. On GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: A Bright Future for Open Data: As more industries are joining the fight for open data, governmental organizations at the local, state and federal levels have become… Read more »

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Growing Government IT with Venture Capitalism

For those of us with a green thumb, we know that a plant needs water, good fertilizer, and a little love to nurture growth. In the government IT arena, the Govtech Fund is nurturing that growth. When looking at the private industry, the number of companies with venture capital entities backing new products is extensive…. Read more »

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A Bright Future for Open Data

Want to know about a natural disaster before the hurricane hits? Or when a major water main has broken in your city, making it impossible to drive your usual commute? With open data, this is a reality. The open data revolution literally puts information at your fingertips. On Wednesday’s special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER LIVE,… Read more »

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DorobekINSIDER: 4 Takeaways About #OpenData

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words: Helping government do its job better. On GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER LIVE: Making the case for open data: A recap of Wednesday’s discussion about why open data matters. [Hear the full discussion here.] But up front:… Read more »