The Intern Report: Interning in D.C

Hello Everyone! Shannon here! I am one of the GovLoop interns this fall. As of today I have officially been here in Washington, D.C for a month! I graduated from Auburn University in August and spent about two weeks at home before I found myself eager to work and learn more about social media I… Read more »

Project of the Week: Open Colorado

In honor of our Denver GovUp coming up tomorrow evening, GovLoop wanted to shine a spotlight on a sweet project coming out of the Rocky Mountains called Open Colorado. Launched just a couple months ago by Colorado Smart Communities, Open Colorado “seeks to give a way into the wealth of government data…drawing on the expertise… Read more »

GovLaunch – OpenNY Plan

Great post by Andrew Hoppin. Cross-posted from Globehoppin Andrew Cuomo Releases OpenNY Plan Posted on October 6, 2010 by Andrew Hoppin Andrew Cuomo today released his “OpenNY” plan, part of his expanded “Clean Up Albany: Make It Work” agenda. The plan has three major components, which apparently will be instantiated through a central OpenNY website,… Read more »

What Gov 2.0 Needs Now: Managers, Money and Models

*************************************************************************** GovLoop is proud to have HP as one of its 2010 Partners. *************************************************************************** Many in the government 2.0 community are taking stock of the current state of the movement, asking questions like: Steve Ressler: Is Gov 2.0 in a sophomore slump? Adriel Hampton: Is the Gov 2.0 movement losing steam? Andrea DiMaio: How Do… Read more »

GovUp Huntsville

The Huntsville GovUp was small but very VERY cool! We had people from NASA, OPM, DOD, GSA, among other agencies and everyone was able to ask questions and get to know each other. Our speaker Kevin Jones talked about explore.net, a new Enterprise 2.0 feature inside NASA Marshall. The feature is like NASA’s own facebook…. Read more »

New2Gov: One Site to Rule Them All

Ever since joining up with GovLoop in April I’ve continually heard gripes about .gov sites. The crazy thing is most of the complaints are uniform across the board: the search suck, it looks like crap, there is no user interface… ect. I think we are all in agreement that .gov sites as a whole aren’t… Read more »

“You Will Be Dazzled By What Is Offered” – Lobby Comply Blog on GovLoop

It’s always nice to get recognized by peers in the industry and the Lobby Comply Blog featured GovLoop as its “Site of the Week.” A couple excerpts: Rich with information on the intersection between government and the latest of social media, you will be dazzled by what is offered: a Government-Related Twitter Hashtags Directory; a… Read more »