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DorobekINSIDER: Federal CIO VanRoekel exits

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER, where we focus on six words: Helping you do your job better. Happy Friday… And the big news on this Friday — the federal CIO, Steven VanRoekel, is stepping down from that post to return to U.S. Agency for International Development to… Read more »

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GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: What are your #opengov challenges? + The #GovMustRead List

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words… helping you do your job better… On GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: Character matters: Too often these days, we discover character failures. Jack London, the long-time force behind CACI, the government contractor, writes about it in his new book:… Read more »

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Character: the Ultimate Success Factor?

char·ac·ter: noun: the way someone thinks, feels, and behaves While Merriam Webster’s definition of character is pretty clear, its definition in the real world is a bit more fluid. A person with a strong character can look different in different situations. Less than 50 percent of Americans believe government employees are doing an effective job… Read more »

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A New Era for Enterprise Architecture?

We hosted a special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We meet every month with the simple idea, get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. Listen to the archive here. Let’s be honest: agencies were required to create an enterprise architecture but those… Read more »

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Mobile Apps: The New Security Breach

Imagine a bright red Lamborghini parked outside of your front door and a sign right next to it screaming “FREE!” Initial reaction….Score! Secondary reaction……What’s the catch? With a little bit of healthy skepticism, you might reach the conclusion that the new gift may come with a hidden price tag. Because of the high market purchase… Read more »

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A Gov Exodus? Are You Leaving Too?

Are you looking out your window and witnessing a government stampede out the doors? Is your office looking empty? Probably. The Office of Personnel Management reported that more than 114,000 people left the federal government last year – mostly through retirements. To give you a better picture, the 114,000 departures is roughly 6.2% of the… Read more »

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Fixing USAJobs, Comments Abound

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Are you looking out your window and witnessing a government stampede out the doors? Is your office looking empty? Probably. The Office of Personnel Management reported that more than 114,000 people left the federal government last year – mostly through retirements. To give you a better picture, the 114,000 departures is… Read more »

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CIOs in the Age of Disruptions

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: “Can you hear me now?” You probably remember those Verizon Wireless commercials with the Verizon rep walking across the United States making sure the connection was intact. As annoying as the commercials were, they did drive home a point, cell service is everywhere. But here’s the thing, in many parts of… Read more »