Federal Web 2.0 Virtual Podium Series – Final Webinar of the Series – this Wednesday @1pm EDT!

In case you haven’t heard about the Young AFCEA Bethesda Chapter Federal 2.0 Webinar series, the final webinar to wrap up the series is this Wednesday @1pm EDT! The topic is – Diplomacy in the Information Age — Working Toward Enterprise 2.0 at the State Department Speakers include: * Bruce G. Burton, Senior Advisor, OfficeRead… Read more »

How to Go From 4 to 400 LinkedIn Group Members in 4 Months

As someone who is studying the intersection of social media and generational diversity in the workforce (with an emphasis on the public and social sectors), I am intrigued by a couple key questions right now: What drives people to become engaged in social media? What are the decisive moments or key motivations that move aRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Tweets – Wednesday May 27th

EllnMllr : RT @danmintz: RT @cheeky_geeky: Have you heard about the NY State Government BarCamp yet? http://capitolcamp.org #gov20 gahlord : The CDC shares it’s web analytics data report: ttp://cli.gs/govmetrics #opengov #usa danmintz : RT @cheeky_geeky: Have you heard about the NY State Government BarCamp yet? http://capitolcamp.org #gov20 govloop : On GovLoop: Leading Without the TitleRead… Read more »

Un-marketing and Gov 2.0

With the wildfire growth of social media tools the buzz out there around any person/institution/company/product/etc is growing. Given this, the promotion ways of the past need to be reexamined. Simply pushing your company/product/institution/self out there without room for feedback, engagement, or participation doesn’t work as well as it did in years past when the publicRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Tweets – Friday May 22nd

A little uncensored sweet gov tweets….will streamline next edition. Campariman : Open Govt: 120 days since memo issued, good overview on Obama “open, transparent & participatory government” http://bit.ly/FpdUw #Gov20 quitzlipochtli : @georgholzer klingt gut. 🙂 #k2020 #opengov #pcg09 schneeengel : @georgholzer ich bin dabei… #k2020 #OpenGov #pcg09 georgholzer : Würde am #pcg09 gerne ganz kurzRead… Read more »

RecoveryActTraining.com: An Experiment in SEO and Social Media

You’ve seen a lot of posts from me regarding the social media activities of other agencies. Never have I highlighted an endeavor from my own organization. Well, this post changes everything! Here’s the backdrop: Throughout its history, the Graduate School has always adapted in creative ways to the changing needs of government. A few weeksRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Tweets – Monday May 18th

ashban : @tericee RT:@Podkeyne: Interoperability demo at AFCEA Solutions Interagency, Allied and Coalition Information Sharing-Disaster Mngt booth AFCEAHelen : Renuart: Security and access don’t compete with one another, they need to complement one another. #afcea #afceasol AFCEAHelen : Renuart: My coalition village has about 120ish flags flying in it. #afcea #afceasol signalmag : Tune intoRead… Read more »

5 Ways Government’s Using Social Media for Recruitment

Originally published at FedManager’s E-Report on behalf of Young Government Leaders. In an essay entitled Federal Brain Drain to Brain Gain: Fixing Government College Recruitment released in mid-April, Stephen Anders (a Masters of Public Policy Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School) recommended that Federal agencies should “increase their presence on social networking sites” like FacebookRead… Read more »