Posts By Kirsten Burgard

Free Drupal4Gov Coding Sprint/Exercise/ Training November 23rd in DC

I’ve been organizing this amazing group of government open source practitioners. Mostly, it’s Drupal, but we do have some plone and joomla folks as well. We have gotten together for show and tells and in September, we held our first coding sprint. At the end of the sprint, we built an open atrium site weRead… Read more »

Drupal and the US Government

Have you signed up yet for the Drupal summit? If you haven’t, you should! Signing up for events like this helps to connect both Government employees to contractors and Govies to Govies. No, seriously, it works like that. When you go to these events, you get to meet amazing Government employees who are doingRead… Read more »

GOSCON and Free Drupal Webinars

November 5th is GOSCON the Government Open Source Conference, and I’ll be there. In fact, I’m planning to volunteer a little of my time at the Drupal Booth, so stop by and say hello. Heck, you can even ask me about the site. I promise, I will answer you. I’m also planning to headRead… Read more »

Update to the IT Strategy member group

Originally, my intent was for the IT Strategy group to be for government employees only. This was due to legal requirements that strategic plans be written by government employees. I’ve been re-thinking this and decided today that I’d open the group up to everyone on Govloop. My agency has a specific group dedicated to developingRead… Read more »

I Started a New Group for IT Strategy

I posted a new group. I work as a program analyst in IT Strategic Planning. I’m looking to share best practices and even to learn from our own mistakes (would that be Worst Practices?) in relation to IT Strategic Planning. I’m hoping to have discussions about planning cycles, frameworks, developing plans, initiatives and performance measuresRead… Read more »