Top 5 Government Jobs For Ashley Judd

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** So Ashley Judd just finished her Masters of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School and is interested in public service. As a public service, here are 5 jobs she might be good at: 1) CFC Chairperson – WhyRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio Recap – Jed Sundwell

Jed Sundwell, contractor for and, for 2 years -help develop and implement social media strategies -live in San Diego Open San Diego -volunteer-effort -non-profit – make info about San Diego freely to use -find data out there -an experiment in how to sell this concept -want to do prize/bounty for a specific datasetRead… Read more »

GovLaunch – Updates to OpenGov Scorecard

Did people see the White House updated its Open Gov Scorecard? I like the concept and it’s a good way to get started. Next step is really digging in – for example, not just who checked the public consultation scorecard but who is doing it well.. Thoughts? See at and below To review summariesRead… Read more »

Global Gov 2.0 – “Generation GovLoop” Provoking Profound Change? (France)

Originally posted on by Jean-Sebastian Stehli on August 12, 2010 A funny thing is occuring in the U.S., a silent revolution that no one has yet registered, but whose impact on American society will be felt for half a century to come. In the next four years, nearly 500,000 baby boomer employees will retire.Read… Read more »

1% Inspiration and 99% Awesome

[I originally posted this on my blog –] If you map the thought patterns of the creatives out there (ie; people with ideas), especially when he/she is in his creative element/moment/inspiration, you might see something like this: photo credit Ah yes. If you can relate, you’ll know that when you’re in this typeRead… Read more »

AFGE Combats Demonizing Federal Service

Pretty interesting…glad AFGE is defending federal service AFGE CHALLENGES ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL WORKFORCE, PROMOTES PUBLIC SERVICES Nation’s Largest Federal Employee Union Launches Good Government Advertising Campaign (WASHINGTON) – The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 600,000 workers in 75 different federal and DC government agencies, today, launched a nationwide radio ad campaign reminding listenersRead… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: “3 Signs That Government Is More Innovative Than Ever”

A few weeks ago, Mr. GovLoop started blogging for the Huffington Post. We’re pretty jazzed about it and our main goal is to highlight and honor your awesomeness through this increased visibility. For instance, our newest post is titled: “3 Signs That Government is More Innovative Than Ever” Basically, we talk about our new “GovLaunch”Read… Read more »

Global Gov 2.0 – Achtung: Stop the Hype! (Germany)

Excerpts translated from: E-government without agitation: research instead of stirring up further Technikhypes 10th August 2010 Author: Prof. Dr. Tino Schuppan The subject of e-Government in Germany is still very much centered on the use of individual IT applications – and with great naivete. The recent hype about the so-called Web 2.0 is a currentRead… Read more »