Top 50 Public Administration Resources Features GovLoop

Pretty cool to see GovLoop featured as a Top 50 public administration resource. Original post here: A public administrator needs all the resources available at his or her fingertips, including information about organizations, research, online interaction, public outreach and contact information for local, regional, national and even international resources. You’ll find the best of all… Read more »

Does Yo Mama Know About “Open Government”?

I was just reading this NextGov interview with Craigslist creator (and GovLoop Advisory Board Member) Craig Newmark, who is trying to raise awareness about President Obama’s open government and transparency efforts. The article begins: The Obama administration’s open government initiative is discussed regularly in some circles inside the Beltway, but travel just a few miles… Read more »

Does Tim O’Reilly Capture Your Definition of Gov 2.0 in His CBS Interview?

Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media and the orginator of the term “Web 2.0,” was interviewed by Shira Lazar on CBS News, answering questions about Code for America and “Gov 2.0.” Video Clip: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6725549n Does Tim capture your definition of Gov 2.0? What would you say about Gov 2.0 if you had 4 minutes on… Read more »

Top 5 Places to Network At Work

Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks When people hear the word networking, they often think of going to events and joining association. But just as important (if not more important) is networking at work. Work networking is different though and often happens in weird places. Here’s… Read more »

Out of Egypt: “Reflections on Blogging and Beyond”

From the Egyptian Government Blog (used auto-translate from the page, plus some of my own tidying). What do you think? Open government and government 2.0 issues are the same, wherever we live, eh? I bolded my favorite lines… **************************************************************************************** Dear Co-Reader, Like every new experience, blogging has been a different event for me. Although I… Read more »

Member of the Week: GovLoop’s Very Own Stephen Peteritas

******************************************** Not yet a member? Join GovLoop! ******************************************** By now, you’ve probably noticed a guy named Stephen Peteritas running around GovLoop, posting awesome questions and being uber-active. Well, it’s time to bring him out from the shadows and formally introduce the newest member of the GovLoop family (who’s not really that new anymore since he’s… Read more »

The Rudest Question: “How Much Do You Make?”

******************************************** Not yet a member? Join GovLoop! ******************************************** Let’s say you and I are at a party. We ask the typical questions: “Where are you from?” “What do you do?” “How much do you make?” Oh, wait. We’re not supposed to ask that last question in polite company. So why are we setting up expectations… Read more »

Lessons Learned from Australia – Kate Lundy

Had Kate Lundy from Australia Senate on Gov 2.0 Radio show on Sunday. They’ve done an amazing online and offline for the Gov 2.0 Taskforce where they’ve held 3 in-person meetings to get feedback combined with online at same time where they have Twitter, live-stream, Slideshare, Flickr, YouTube/Vimeo, and Facebook. She had a few lessons… Read more »

Got 10 Minutes? Help us out!

A Friend of GovLoop needs your help! More importantly, they need your help in helping government IT staff deliver the best possible service to the country by ensuring that you and your colleagues have access to timely, well-targeted, high-quality education and training resources. Will you take the this survey that will take just 10-15 minutes… Read more »