Best of GovLoop 2009: A Dozen Dynamite Blog Posts

One of our GovLoop Rockstars, Amanda Blount, took a close look at the blogs from 2009 to unearth the biggest gems – posts that sparked comment or controversy or that just got us talking about key topics in government. Here are her picks (and we agree – these were some of the standouts!). __________________ DuringRead… Read more »

Best of GovLoop 2009: 10+ Tremendous Groups

At this time of year, everyone’s offering their reflections on a few of their favorite things from the past twelve months. In that same seasonal spirit, GovLoop has ventured into the vaults to discover the best of 2009. We picked (at least!) a baker’s dozen for best groups (below), and we’d like to get yourRead… Read more »

Going from Better to Best in Gov 2.0: Map, Measure, Move Forward

Originally posted on The Better Buy blog. A couple of the key questions that agencies continue to ask about social media is “How do I make a business case for it?” and “How do I measure success?” Ultimately, those agencies that have answered these questions effectively – in advance of starting their project and allRead… Read more »

The Dinner Party Analogy

The Dinner Party Analogy Have you ever thrown a dinner party? It seems easy, right? Buy some food, invite some people, and it will be a huge success. But it never is. You need to send invites early, find out if people are allergic to anything, follow-up individuals to remind people to come, stage theRead… Read more »