What Can Data Sensors Do For Your Community?

As we prepare for GovLoop’s Second Annual State and Local Innovators Virtual Summit, we are posting blogs about many of the sessions and some of the tips and best practices are experts will share. The summit is September 16th from 10AM-5PM ET and free for everyone — make sure to register here! Sensors are everywhere, in personnel… Read more »


4 Email Productivity Tools That Actually Work

How many hours a day do you spend dealing with your email? It’s probably more than you think. Although email is a useful tool for getting business done, it can also be a huge time suck when you’re wading through confusing team threads or sorting through newsletters you don’t remember subscribing to. Fortunately, some very… Read more »


Inside Look Into Management: 4 Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You

I replay some conversations (in my mind) with management – to make sure I assessed the situation reasonably. I paid attention to what they said, but I really wanted to know what they thought. So I interviewed some supervisors to learn their perspective. I asked them what did they want to tell their staff, but… Read more »


How to Give Back on the 9/11 Day of Service

Though government workers serve every day, September 11 is a special reason to give back to the community in a whole new way. The 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance is a way to pay tribute to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and honor the remarkable community response that followed. Through the 9/11 Day of Service, Americans… Read more »


Cloud Strategy and How To Implement It

GovLoop’s recent online training was aimed at helping government organizations navigate through the challenges and benefits of incorporating cloud computing into an overall IT strategy. It’s becoming more and more clear that cloud computing is the future and GovLoop’s panel of industry experts helped us navigate through the different options and challenges. The panelists included:… Read more »

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Track Your Performance to Understand What Your Consumers Need – Part 1

Back in July, my first post as a Featured Blogger talked to how you can get more money for your program and have more early success just by releasing sooner. And while that is certainly half of the equation, the reality is you need to be releasing content that folks care about. I think this… Read more »

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Time Management Books That Can Save the Day

Time is the one thing we will always have less of. That’s why there are so many books on time management, to-do lists, productivity, changing habits, and project planning. Some of those books are little more than self-help claptrap. Others contain enough useful points to make them worth flipping through, but are far from life changing. However, the best time… Read more »