Food for Thought From #Gov2.0LA

I am going to be honest. No one is twisting my arm this weekend to attend Gov2.0LA. With a backdrop like this, and temperatures in the mid-70s, life is good. Not to mention the rampant ideas and energy-rich conversations going on with a room full of experts dedicated to making government better. Despite my sun-induced… Read more »

Peering Into the President’s Crystal (Budget) Ball

Well, we know how Congress feels about the upcoming budget. Three words: cut, cut, cut. In case you’re interested, I posted a list of the programs they’d like to slash and trash here: 1. Note to Congress: Don’t Touch My Program! Sound off there and plan to join our Live Chat next Tuesday: 2. RSVP… Read more »

How and Why to Bring Open Source to Your Agency – February GL Training

**Register for GovLoop Online Training – How and Why to Bring Open Source to Your Agency – February 24th at 2pm – presented by RedHat/Carahsoft** 2010 was a banner year for open source in government. The growth of Open Source for America, the rise of Drupal as an open-source content management system with implementations from… Read more »

2011 Fed 100 Winners Include GovLoopers

The awesomeChris Dorobek just posted the list of FCW Fed 100 winners on Scribd Winners include a number of folks active in social media (Twitter/GovLoop) such as GovLoop Fantasy Football champ Neil Bonner, GL Rockstar Mary Davie, NASA Linda Cureton, SSA Frank Baltman (prolific Twitterer), Alec Ross, Bev Godwin…More below Federal Computer Week’s 2011 Fed… Read more »

What Would We Do Without Interns?

I don’t know about you, but GovLoop really appreciates our interns. We try to give them meaningful (vs. menial) projects that enable them to learn something, expand their networks and advance their careers while they’re with us. We even call them Fellows vs. interns as it seems more distinguished…like the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program…. Read more »