Ten Truly Remarkable People – #3: Peter Corbett

…If you haven’t heard about this event, Check It Out Now! If you like GovLoop, you’ll probably love this… 2 nerds are better than 1. And 3000+ nerds, under one roof, for one mission, is pretty much, for anyone who considers themselves a techno-vation-enthusiast, bliss. And for anyone who can brain child the organization, development,… Read more »

Public Sector is Multi-Sector. Do you believe it?

Public Sector is Multi-Sector. Do you believe it? As I wrote previously, I believe that public sector is multi-sector. I continuously see my friends and colleagues who are passionate about public service do it from a number of angles. Some are government employees. Some are contractors. Some are authors. Some run non-profits. But all truly… Read more »

Advancing Your Government Career: A List of Useful Resources

Last week, I had the chance to appear on a Live Video Chat hosted by Penelope Trunk and Ryan Paugh, co-founders of Gen Y networking site Brazen Careerist. The overall topic was “Career Management 101” and my segment specifically covered “Advancing Your Government Career.” I shared a bunch of resources that are available on GovLoop… Read more »

GovGives: Help a GovLooper Achieve a Dream – Cancer, Slovakia, Triplets & Medical Bills

GovLoop is more than a website, more than a social network…it truly is a community. And as a community, we’ve launched an Acquisitions 2.0 movement, created radio shows, given over $20,000 to charity via Kiva, helped kids with diabetes through the AwesomeGov Fund, and helped put people in jobs. And when someone in the community… Read more »

Privacy News Highlights – Feb 13 – 28

Privacy News Highlights 13–28 February 2010 Contents: EU – Legality of Fingerprint Database to be Tested in Netherlands Court 3 CA – Alberta Retailer Ordered to Stop Credit Checks. 3 CA – Privacy Commissioner Cites Sobeys for Collecting Personal Info. 3 CA – Saskatchewan Privacy Boss Decries Denial of New Staff 4 CA – Commissioners… Read more »

Many GovLoopers Among GovTech’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2010

In case you didn’t see the great news, our very own Steve Ressler was named by Government Technology magazine as one of the “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers of 2010.” I’ve included the full article and list of honorees below. You’ll probably recognize many other GovLoop members like Peter Corbett, Bill Greeves, David Fletcher,… Read more »

Just Do It! Top 5 Tips from the WIRe Conference 2010

I had the chance to attend the WIRe conference over the last couple days on behalf of GovLoop. The Conference theme this year was “Beyond Tools: Transforming Online Intelligence.” The event kicked off with remarks from the Director and Managing Editor of the WIRe, Geoffrey Fowler. With insight from past WIRe conferences and setting the… Read more »