Community Building: Breathe Oxygen on Your Ideas

Tuesday of this week, 12+ GovLoopers sat around a conference table, (w/ requisite beer and pizza), and talked about 6 new possible GovLoop website designs. Yes, GovLoop could have huddled in the corner with a blanket draped over any glimmer of what might be, whispering back and forth. But what the heck? That’s about asRead… Read more »

Live Chat Today at 2pm – GovReads – Macrowikinomics + Preview of Live Chat

THURSDAY AT 2pm – GovLoop Chat with Anthony WIlliams – RSVP here One of the foundational books for Gov 2.0 has been Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by authors Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams. THE BEGINNINGSLaunched in December 2006, co-authors Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams were extremely critical for the beginnings of theRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-HP Announces Most Affordable Business Netbook

Business netbooks have become a growing trend during the economic recession because many firms are looking for cheaper alternatives to traditional business laptops. Business netbooks are less expensive and are being built with bells and whistles that are of value to users. On Monday, HP launched the Mini 1103, a business notebook that is aRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-North Carolina Implements Microsoft IT Academy in All Public Schools

North Carolina and Microsoft announced yesterday that North Carolina will be the first state in the nation to implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools throughout the state. The program provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college. The hope is that these skills will prepareRead… Read more »

DreamWork’s “Megamind” Uses HP Technology

This weekend I saw DreamWork’s latest film, “Megamind.” This extremely funny movie contains an all-star cast including Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, and Tina Fey. Today, I stumbled up some interesting information about this film. DreamWorks Animation released “Megamind” in 3-D CG after migrating to HP Networking solutions. After their testing of HP’s A-series core dataRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio – Publivate Geordie Adams

This week we had Geordie Adams of Publivate on Gov 2.0 Radio They run an innovative/crowdsourcing technology and service company for public service. Some notes from his conversation. The methodology is key -what it is -what it is not -structure around it/responsibilities -strategic elements around it -how you communicate and market it -getting senior leadershipRead… Read more »

Top 5 – Lessons from Online Political Campaigns for Government Agencies

I’m fascinated with online political campaigning. Personally, I think there is a lot government agencies can learn from political and advocacy groups from their online campaigning work. Last week, I spent some time with experts from both sides of the aisle – Republican online guru Jordan Raynor to Democratic RootsCamp. With the main goal ofRead… Read more »