ELC and The New Era of Innovation

This week (starting last week) I’ll be attending the ACT/IAC annual event Executive Leadership Conference. It’s a pretty big conference in the 700-800 range of mainly federal IT leaders. The theme of the conference is “A New Era of Innovation.” Lots of sessions on new technology and all the opportunities and challenges. I’ll try toRead… Read more »

White House Introduces Green Gov

Today the White House launched a new initiative that rocks. They’ve launched the GreenGov challenge as a way to get ideas from govies on how to make gov’t more green. I urge all feds to share their ideas at http://www.whitehouse.gov/greengov/ ——— On Monday, October 5th, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order on FederalRead… Read more »

Big News: Andy K. Joins as RockStar GovLoop Community Manager & GovLoop Hits 20k Members

I’ve been teasing everyone regarding the big GovLoop news for a couple weeks now. And I’m excited that it is official and I can share the good good news. Andrew Krzmarzick is officially joining the GovLoop team today and will become the official GovLoop Community Manager. This is another huge step in a march toRead… Read more »

Young Government Leaders (YGL) – Are You A Member?

Over the past year, I have been a member of the Executive Board of Young Government Leaders (YGL). Like GovLoop, it was co-created by Steve Ressler (aka “Mr. GovLoop”) to connect people with one another. In particular, the organization is open to government employees who are “young in their service or fresh in their perspective.”Read… Read more »

Fiscal New Years Party Wrap-Up

Last week was pretty awesome. GovLoop partnered with Young Government Leaders, YAFCEA, Tech Bisnow, and FedScoop to throw the “Fiscal New Years Party.” For those not in the federal government, Sep. 30th is the end of the government fiscal year. There is always a big push towards this deadline making sure all the procurement andRead… Read more »

Member of Week – Meagen Ryan – Rock Creek Strat Marketing

I first got introduced to Rock Creek Strategic Marketing during Gov 2.0 Camp when I met a rad dude named Scott Johnson. His team helped me out with a new slick GovLoop banner and generally awesomeness and also introduced me to some of his great staff like Meagen Ryan who we are featuring as GovLoopRead… Read more »

New Gov Dialogue Winners Announced Plus Great Answers on Getting Hired Plus Tips on Recruiting Gen Y

It’s a new school year and NASPAA and GovLoop co-hosted a dialogue between current MPA/MPP students and current government employees to kick-start the year. The winners are in and for the question for students: What attracts you about working for the government and what are you looking for in a work environment? https://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/new-schoolnew-gov-dialogue 1st placeRead… Read more »

Engaging Citizens in Government – Intergovernmental Solutions Newsletter

Have you seen the latest issue of the U.S. General Service Administration’s Intergovernmental Solutions newsletter? It’s chock full of great articles aimed at improving communication between public servants and citizens. I have embedded it below for you to view or download. Do you have any thoughts about the articles? Engaging Citizens Originally published at theRead… Read more »