Organizations must curtail their use of manual systems and leverage all available data, structured and unstructured.
Approvals from the IT department can be slow in coming. Learn strategies to increase your chances of hearing “yes” on your next request.
Digital accessibility is complex. Having a clear sense of the responsibilities of each of the multiple roles involved can keep important aspects from falling through the cracks.
The Management Directive (MD)-715 is a tool that helps federal agencies create effective equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs for all federal employees. Here are four major changes that MD-715 will usher in.
It can be difficult to maintain an office culture with hybrid and remote work arrangements. Here are practical pointers for building communications that strengthen agency culture in an out-of-office environment.
Though more than 100 years separates the inception of the U.S. Airmail Service and the launch of ChatGPT, we can learn many lessons from the former when deciding how to use the latter.
Government has entered a new world of engineering design, in which systems must be capable of responding to dynamic changes. Failure is not an option.
Guided by insights from “Team of Teams,” a book by Stanley McChrystal, one HHS Operations Leadership team has transcended individual roles and embraced a collective sense of purpose.
A survey conducted during the pandemic foreshadowed many of the arguments now being made for returning to the office.
Rebuilding a professional reputation and brand is a gradual process requiring consistent effort and a genuine desire for improvement.
Constituents want to find information on your site quickly and easily. Generative AI offers a revolutionary approach to interpreting user questions and providing answers people need.
Geographic information system (GIS) technology is an invaluable tool for state and local traffic and emergency management.
When governments nationwide had to switch to remote work nearly overnight, North Dakota’s technology office met the challenge of supporting and equipping 8,000 state employees who were suddenly working at home. Here’s what they learned.
When an agency hires you, it wants you to succeed. That’s why agencies have employee manuals, organization charts and onboarding processes. But new hires need to do some of the legwork, too.
A government career offers many opportunities to find work that matters. But although you’re working for the public good, you also need to treat your career as a career — and treat yourself as a professional.
The everyday functions of government — and the services that agencies provide constituents — depend on strong cybersecurity protections. One state’s plan for disaster recovery helped it respond effectively to 23 simultaneous ransomware attacks. But the state has more in mind than that.
Configuration management is critical to cloud security because many products come with default settings that do not provide adequate security.
Agencies often lack reliable, real-time data that can help them solve critical problems. In Chicago, officials used the cloud to bring early childhood care to underserved demographics.
When you’re a newbie, the wisdom of long-timers can lift the veil on the mysteries of life as a public servant. According to our experts, the most important thing in starting your government job is to embrace the complex and varied environment you’ve entered and explore it.
Many people are just trying to “get through” remote or hybrid work, hoping that the past will reappear. It won’t, a government expert told GovLoop recently, but there are ways to adjust to hybrid work’s peculiarities.