Posts By Steve Ressler


Building Your Next Generation Network

The much-lauded federal retirement tsunami is upon us. More than a third of career federal employees will to be eligible to collect their end-of-career benefits by September 2017, compared to just 14 percent at the same time in 2012. The impending knowledge gap is going to be tremendous — thousands of career feds leaving the government and… Read more »

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4 More Tips for U.S. Digital Services & Agency Teams

Last August, when the U.S. Digital Services was announced, I wrote a blog post with 7 Ideas for the USDS. Yesterday, the White House announced in their 2016 budget a $100M program to expand digital services teams into 25 agencies. This is quite an impressive proposal and it also follows my first general tip for… Read more »


In 7 Words or Less…What’s Your 2015 Prediction?

Wow.  2014 was a great year for government innovation.  We are in the middle of writing our end of year wrap-up guide highlighting 30 great case studies of government innovation from USGS drones to GSA smart building to State of Hawaii’s gamification website. And those are just the ones that made the cut for this guide –… Read more »

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Coming Soon: New GovLoop

Hey GovLoopers- I wanted to let you know that based on all of your awesome input and feedback over the past few years, we have been cooking up some magic and are rolling out a bunch of new updates to the GovLoop platform this upcoming Monday. I’m super excited with the changes we’ve got in… Read more »

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7 Ideas for the U.S. Digital Service

This week it was announced that the U.S. federal government is creating a U.S. Digital Service team led by Mikey Dickerson with a goal to “improve and simplify the digital experience that people and businesses have with their government.” Personally, it’s exciting to hear about the announcement of this division (with some decent staffing from… Read more »