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5 Reasons to Attend Our Open Data Event

His first day in office, President Obama called for a more open, participatory and transparent government. “Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government,” he wrote in his Transparency and Open Government Memorandum. But for some agencies, the idea of opening and publicly releasing data is old news. The questions today… Read more »

By the Tweets: Government Digital Communications Tour

By Kelsey Lund, Marketing Communications Specialist, GovDelivery GovDelivery’s digital communications tour is in full swing! Over the last month we’ve visited Oakland, CA and Austin, TX, sparking conversations on the value of technology, outreach, and communications in government, as well as strategies to increase that value. We’ve hosted many innovative, successful speakers, from private sector… Read more »

USDA, Navy to Discuss Future Biofuel Procurement

The departments of the Agriculture and Navy are set to announce new biofuel procurement opportunities at a summit scheduled for Sunday through Wednesday in San Diego. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will make the announcement from Washington via teleconference, trade association and summit host BIO said Monday. Chris Tindal, director opf… Read more »

Digital Disruption In The Public Sector

Making the Agency of the Future a Reality Today A free special event 8:30 – 11:30 am, Tuesday December 10, 2013 in Washington DC. Learn more and sign up at http://digitaldisruptiongovdc.drupalgardens.com/ Featuring Alex Howard, Kennedy School of Government, former Washington Correspondent for O’Reilly Media, Dannielle Blumenthal, Digital Engagement Director, National Archives (NARA) and GovLoop Hall… Read more »

New Data on How to Reach Government Customers

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing As today’s government shutdown clearly illustrates, it’s hard to get anything done when two parties are so far apart in their beliefs. Could the same communication breakdown be occurring between government marketers and our prospective customers? At some point (hopefully soon), they’ll be back at their desks browsing the… Read more »

Will New Travel Per Diems Further Erode Event Attendance?

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing It’s time for your federal customers to dust off their backpacks, can openers, and camping tents. If they want to attend any trade shows or conferences next year, those “roughing-it” items will probably come in handy. The General Services Administration (GSA) just released its fiscal year 2014 travel per… Read more »

OMB Clarifies Travel and Conference Attendance Policies

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing The GSA conference scandal has crept back into the news as the IRS has encountered its own high-profile spending scrutiny. So I found it noteworthy when this item crossed my desk today. The Office of Management and Budget just issued a “Controller Alert” to all Federal agencies, acknowledging the… Read more »

2013 Technology Innovation Predictions – What’s Yours?

1) Virtual engagements will become the norm – Immersive Virtual Environments (IVR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Digital Web-based Platforms (DWbP) will take off like a rocket this year. Immersive Virtual Environments (IVR) – all virtual and/or hybrid (both in-person and online happening simultaneously) instances will likely start out hot this year in the events domain…. Read more »

CDC’s Newest Virtual Event: Open to Everyone – August 27-28, 2012

Join colleagues online to experience CDC’s newest virtual event for 2012, the Public Health Informatics: Model Best Practices Virtual Meeting – streaming to your desktop. This immersive, virtual event will feature sessions and other exclusive content that will concentrate on the following tracks: • Public Health Initiatives within Beacon Communities • Health Information Exchange and… Read more »

Is the Sky Falling on Government Contractors?

In many ways, the government contractor community is in a state of uncertainly with pending budget cuts in this austere environment. When reading the news, it often feels like Henny Penny is doing all of the reporting and the outlook is very dire. But is the sky actually falling? Market Connections will be releasing this… Read more »