Posts By Gary Vaughan

KM Expo at USAID

Last February 26 I joined other State Department colleagues in staffing the exhibit table for our Program and Project Management Community of Practice (PPMCOP) at USAID’s KM Expo in the Ronald Reagan Building. Another table was hosted by State’s Office of eDiplomacy where I work as a contract Senior SharePoint Advisor. I enjoyed interacting withRead… Read more »

Tech@State at Wikimania 2012 in D.C.

Tech@State: Wiki.Gov is going to be part of Wikimania 2012, scheduled for July 12-13 in Washington, DC. The State Department will be hosting the Wikis and the Public Sector track of the Wikimania 2012 Conference at George Washington University. Please join us to hear discussions that center on how wikis and their associated technologies canRead… Read more »

“Five Top Add-ons for SharePoint” Podcast Interview

Our thanks to Terry Simpson, Solutions Architect, SusQTech, for an excellent interview on April 19 on the subject of “Five Top Add-ons for SharePoint”. Here is a podcast link to this BlogTalkRadio show. Key topics covered were the benefits of selectively applying add-on software even with the built-in power of SP 2010, a case exampleRead… Read more »

Upcoming Tech@State

Looks like another interesting Tech@State event to be held at the George Washington University early next month. The topic is Real Time Awareness, and the keynote speaker will be Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator. The event is divided into a conference on February 3 and an unconference on February 4. Judging from past such events, thisRead… Read more »

“How to Manage Social Media” Presentations

My thanks to Joel Sarfati, Director of 40 Plus of Greater Washington D.C. and Professor Ray Kimball of Montgomery College’s TechLeap Program for inviting me to give presentations on “How to Manage Social Media for Busy Professionals” last week. Both events had great audiences, and I appreciated the vigorous question-and-answer sessions. Two slide decks shareRead… Read more »

Web Radio and Podast Options Summary

My thanks again to Jeff Porter for sharing his insights on our June 30 Collaboration TechTalk Show “Web Radio and Podcast Options” (available as a podcast via this BlogTalkRadio link). Jeff is owner of Ausmerica Business Development Network and Management Analyst with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. He also helps independent authors publish AudiobooksRead… Read more »

SharePoint Conference… and Podcast Alerts!

Attention SharePoint and Podcast Enthusiasts!… Two alerts today to sign up for the following: – Tune into my BlogTalkRadio Show on “Web Radio and Podcast Options”. You can either catch this live at 6:00 PM ET later today, or listen to it subsequently as a podcast – see this link for further info and access.Read… Read more »

ECM Helps Control the Information Explosion

Survey data indicates that a majority of organizations are unhappy with their information systems, yet, ironically some 90% consider managing online information as critical to their future! With the present explosion of social media and other forms of online information, generation of data is outpacing our capability to manage it. Hence the value of anRead… Read more »

The Case for Choosing Open Source Collaboration Technology

Tomorrow, Friday, May 20 at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time I will be interviewing Kurt Voelker, CTO with ForumOne, a digital communications firm based in Alexandria, Virginia on my Web Radio show ‘Collaboration TechTalk.” The topic will be “The Case for Choosing Open Source Collaboration Technology.” ForumOne provides internet strategy, online community and collaboration, user experienceRead… Read more »