The Day I Shook President Obama’s Hand

Early this morning I shook Justin Bieber’s President Obama’s hand. Haha – that one’s for you birthday-GovLoop-Steve! On a serious note, this morning I had the amazing honor and good fortune to walk onto the White House South Lawn alongside my wonderful, bad-ass friend Heather Coleman. The event was a state visit by the RepublicRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: Secretary Salazar Seeks to Add Sites and Properties to National Register

Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has requested that the National Park Service add more sites and proprities related to women and minorities to the National Register of Historic Places or to be named as historic landmarks. The Washington Post Reports: “Less than 3 percent of all the national landmarks that we have — theRead… Read more »

A New Strategy for Cyber Challenges. How Will Things Change?

With new OMB directives to change the way the federal government deals with cyber security, many leaders are being challenged to manage risks and function in fundamentally different ways. What are the challenges that exist and that will exist in the future? How can new approaches help aid risk management of cyber security? How farRead… Read more »

New Facebook Page Insights Available Now

Facebook Page Insights are now available to page owners. This is a significant improvement from the previous insights capability with lots of opportunity to dive into more granular data, learn more about what your audience wants, host better conversations, and reach more fans. Here’s a fantastic guide for users just getting started. The guide coversRead… Read more »

Social Media Strategies: Five Great Examples of Social Media, RSVP 10/19

Please join us at GovDelivery’s event on Wednesday, October 19th, Social Media’s Role In Cost Effective Solutions. As we get closer to GovDelivery’s event next week, Social Media’s Role In Cost Effective Solutions, here a five strategies from my favorite social networks and some cool examples from Federal agencies. FourSquare/Location Based FourSquare takes a lotRead… Read more »

Are You Meeting the Small Business Goals? Analysis from BGov

*****Want to learn more about Bloomberg Government and how to use its acquisition and spending research? Join us on 10/27 for our free See. Do. Learn event – RSVP at**** In government procurement, there is an emphasis on ensuring a variety of certain types of business have a chance to compete for procurement dollars.Read… Read more »

Daily Dose: More Trouble for Banking Industry

The Washington Post reports that Wells Fargo, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and GMAC Mortgage defrauded veterans and taxpayers out of hundreds of millions of dollars through illegal fees in veterans’ home refinancing loans. A suit was brought by a two whistleblowers in an Atlanta federal court. The Washington Post Reports: The suit accusesRead… Read more »