New challenge hopes twitter can catch crooks, Fuse Corp takes off, saying goodbye to a TSP Pioneer

New challenge hopes twitter can catch crooks, Fuse Corp takes off, saying goodbye to a TSP Pioneer by GovLoop Insights So… day two of GovLoop Insight’s DorobekINSIDER. Thanks so much for being here. Here is what we have for you today… * We all remember tag — we all played it as kids. But whatRead… Read more »

3 Ideas for City 2.0 – Today at 2est w/ City of San Francisco & Code for America

Cities are under greater pressure than ever, struggling with budget cuts and outdated technology. Yet at the same time, cities around the world are finding new ways to do more with less, to innovate, and it’s shifting our conception of what’s possible. We believe this is just the beginning of a fundamental shift in theRead… Read more »

The First Cut is the Deepest? Maybe so for the DoD…

“The first cut is the deepest.” It’s a line from a Sheryl Crowe song, but it might as well be the tagline for the Defense Department. The Pentagon is facing a pretty austere environment over the next 10 years if sequestration goes through. The DoD will need to cut roughly 10% in the next 10Read… Read more »

6 Words & 4 Reasons I’m Excited about Introducing DorobekInsider

I’m excited to introduce our GovLoop Insights Dorobek Daily radio show launching today at noon. DoD Cuts, Leadership Challenges and More – DorobekINISIDER, episode 1 by GovLoop Insights For those that have been paying attention, this is an extension of our weekly Insights podcast we’ve been conducting for the past few months at EveryRead… Read more »

Building Effective Teams through the Tuckman Model – Is it Useful?

We’ve all been placed on a teams, some of them are formally acknowledged and some informally. Regardless of how a team is formed, one way to view team dynamics that I always find helpful is to consider Tuckman’s Group Development Model. In this model, four stages of a group are developed: forming, storming, norming, performing.Read… Read more »

The Obama administration’s open government initiative: Politico’s assessment

There is a fascinating story in Politico: President Obama’s muddy transparency record “Three years into his presidency, critics say Obama’s administration has failed to deliver the refreshing blast of transparency that the president promised” In general, I think the story is fair — the administration has not fully tapped the power of open government.Read… Read more »

Top 10 Tech Jobs – Week of 3/4

Every week I curate the top 10 new federal IT jobs at Here is the top 10 including Deputy CIO at Nat’l Labor Relations Board 02/29/12 Information Technology Project Manager Goddard Space Flight Center Prince George’s County, Maryland 02/29/12 Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-12 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hyattsville, Maryland 02/29/12 Supervisory ITRead… Read more »