Posts By Amy DeWolf

Optimizing Government Services with Big Data

GovLoop recently hosted an online training sponsored by Oracle, “Optimizing Government Services with Big Data.” There was a great discussion on how agencies should acquire, organize, and analyze diverse data sources, as well as real examples of organizations improving service and cutting costs through Big Data. Speakers included: Jeanne Holm, Evangelist,, U.S. General ServicesRead… Read more »

Be More Energy Efficient with Google Apps

There has been a lot written about the benefits of moving to the cloud. In particular, how it can reduce IT and labor costs, while increasing productivity. One benefit not often highlighted is energy efficiency. According to a new Google research report, a typical organization can achieve energy savings between 65-85% by switching from locallyRead… Read more »

Open Government Directive: SBA’s story

In response to the open government directive and plain language initiative, SBA sought to create a two-year plan to increase participation and transparency among its main constituents, small businesses. With the help of GovDelivery Digital Communication Management (DCM), SBA was able to expand its email communication, increase the number of visitors to its website, andRead… Read more »

New Research Survey: Federal Digital Communication Priorities

How can your agency improve its digital communication strategy? Is expanding engagement with external stakeholders your # 1 priority? What is the impact of social media? GovDelivery is conducting a new research study, “Federal Digital Communication Priorities.” The study seeks to identify the top digital communication priorities of the Federal Government sector. Please take aRead… Read more »

How to Leverage Big Data to Improve Services

GovLoop recently hosted an interactive online chat sponsored by the GovLoop Technology Council- How to Leverage Big Data to Improve Services. It was a great discussion moderated by Andy Krzmarzick of GovLoop and led by Bob Gourley, editor of and founder of Crucial Point LLC, focused on all things Big Data. How to defineRead… Read more »

We’re Talking About Big Data

It’s been said many times- government agencies are collecting more data than ever before. But how to best manage and leverage all of this information still remains unknown for many agencies. On Thursday, May 31st, we will be tackling this issue. Join GovLoop and Bob Gourley, editor of and founder of Crucial Point LLC,Read… Read more »