Creative IT Hiring Strategies: Recruiting and retaining Net Gen workers in the public sector

Recently GovLoop community manager Andy K. and I wrote an article for Smart Enterprise Exchange (an online community with more than 2,000 global IT executive members- prodcued by TechWeb and CA Technologies ) entitled Creative IT Hiring Strategies: Recruiting and retaining Net Gen workers in the public sector The full article is here (need to… Read more »

GovLoop Gets Shout Out in The Economist

It’s always nice to get good press, eh? Well, Steve Ressler and GovLoop got a really nice mention in The Economist today, under the Schumpeter column titled “The wiki way: Two cyber-gurus take a second look at how the Internet is changing the world.” Here’s the relevant excerpt: Wikinomics is even rejuvenating the fusty old… Read more »

Get Your Gov On – Right Now, Real-Time

Original post by guest author Dave McClure, Associate Administrator, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, U.S. General Services Administration, on GovDelivery’s Reach the Public blog. We live our lives in real time and the government is moving to respond, react, and communicate with the public in more open and agile ways. Often, however, we… Read more »

35,000???

GovLoop needs 99 members to hit 35,000! Invite your friends to join! Who is going to be # 35,000??? Exciting. Favorite

Amped for #AMP10

This Friday/Saturday, I’ll be blogging from the official blogger row (I know, so exciting) at the inaugural AMP Summit 2010 – a gathering of thought leaders in Activism + Media + Politics in Washington DC. The mission of AMP Summit is to explore the ongoing, distributed conversation about the people-powered revolution. The speaker lineup looks… Read more »

Notes from GAO – Challenges in Federal Use of Web 2.0 Technologies

At NAPA Collaboration Project event focused on GAO Report – Challenges in Federal Use of Web 2.0 Technologies Short, easy report – it’s testimony, not a full report -have another ongoing review that is broader Requested by Chaiman Clay, House Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Objectives-Identify current uses of web 2.0 technologies… Read more »

Welcome the New Faces on GovLoop Team

I’ve been blogging a lot lately on GovLoop, but haven’t been blogging as much about the behind the scenes work going on the GovLoop side. It’s been really amazing. There have been a ton of great changes in the last 6 months including: – D.C. office space – located near the White House, where we… Read more »

Manor.GovFresh – Beth Noveck: “OpenGov Is Not Something Nice to Do…”

I flew into Austin this morning for Manor.Govfresh and arrived just in time to hear Beth Noveck, White House Deputy CTO. Below are a few of the key ideas that I heard from Beth: – Open Government is not something nice to do; it’s something we MUST do. – Open Government is not about technology,… Read more »

Member of Week – Kevin Curry & CityCamp Story

I’m a big fan of Kevin Curry and the whole CityCamp movement….so thought I would reach out and hear a little a bit about the history of CityCamp and where it is going. 1 – What is CityCamp? CityCamp is an unconference focused on innovation for municipal governments and community organizations. Our tag line is… Read more »