GovLoop on HuffPo: 5 Tips for TSA from Fellow Govies

GovLoop’s latest Huffington Post column is live. Here’s an excerpt: Earlier this week, we posed the following challenge to members of GovLoop, a group of nearly 40,000 people who work in and around government: Help TSA Out of This Mess! Share Your Ideas to Improve Travel Right Now! As you might suspect with all the… Read more »

Daily Dose: Let’s Telework (Finally?)!

Looks like your bunny slippers and bath robe are going to get a bit more use now that the Telework Enhancement Act was passed overwhelmingly in the Senate last Thursday. Ed O’Keefe, Federal Eye Columnist at the Washington Post, shared the news: Telework Legislation Passes A bit more about it from O’Keefe: The vote caps… Read more »

Blog Importer: Take 3

Three has always been a good number for me. And that’s a good thing since this marks my third attempt to test the blog importer. So let’s hope the old saying about it being charm holds true. Because I know you’re tired of seeing these meaningless posts from me. And I’d like to share something… Read more »

Friday’s Fab Five: Social Media Interns, Training and Telework

It’s that time again… Friday’s Fab Five! Every Friday, we’re summarizing the best of the week and highlighting five members or moments that were especially awesome. The Most Commented Blog of the Week goes to Jay Daughtry for his post “7 Questions to Reflect on Before Hiring a College Intern for Social Media”. Jay asks… Read more »

Supporters Rock-The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

Originally posted on the Adobe Government Bits Blog November 18th, 2010 | Posted by John Cristofano Recently, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The Act includes a number of provisions intended to increase access to video programming on television and the Internet, require access to the… Read more »

Testing the Super Duper Blog Importer Again

So my first attempt to use the new GovLoop blog importer didn’t post in full – just a couple lines and “to be continued…” I mean, who wants to read 3 lines, then get linked off? I always hated that when sitcoms started doing that – waiting a full week for the next episode in… Read more »

What if GovLoop Had a Super Awesome Blog Importer?

So imagine you’re sitting wherever it is you sit when you compose a blog post. You compose it and hit “Publish.” And then you say, “Bah! Now I have to cross-post it at GovLoop…which requires me to copy and paste the code, adjust the formatting…oh, wait, I’m late for a meeting!” So the blog post… Read more »

Daily Dose: Isn’t It Time to Tear Down Federal Buildings?

A few months back, GovLoop Community Manager Andrew Krzmarzick made an appeal to the White House: “Mr. President: Tear Down Those Walls”. In a nutshell, he suggested that those “ugly, boxy buildings…represent everything that makes government less efficient and effective” and gave 5 reasons why it’s time to tear them down. So Ed O’Keefe only… Read more »