Innovation according to California CTO PK

Listening to California CTO who is dropping some knowledge: -Titled Reinventing “We the People” -People coming into elected office now understand power of IT -Showing Governor race of California by Twitter followers -Different set of people coming into office -The medium is the mssage -511,000 political races X $10k = $5.1 billion market over 4… Read more »

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 to… 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 Federal… 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 to… 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 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 and… 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 GovLoop… 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 place… Read more »