Project of the Week: US Postal Service OIG Audit Project Pages

****************************** Not a GovLoop Member? JOIN HERE! ****************************** A couple weeks ago, I met Timothy Cole, an auditor in the US Postal Service (USPS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). He shared with me a pretty cool crowd-sourcing project they launched recently, called “Office of Inspector General Audit Project Pages.” My interview with him isRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-Aetna and Execs Lend a Big Hand to Annual “Go Red For Women” Event

According to the Middletown Press, the American Heart Association states that although one in three females in the United States have some form of cardiovascular disease, only 21% of women view heart disease as a health threat. This year, Aetna and two of it’s top executives, Kay Mooney and Deanna Fidler, will lend a bigRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: Facebook Makes War Hit Closer to Home

Last week, GovLoop featured an excellent review of the U.S. Army’s Facebook Landing page. For the Army, Facebook is a great way to keep families and friends informed of their latest activities, and serves as a superb recruitment vehicle. It also keeps families connected while men and women in uniform are away from home, asRead… Read more »

Gov20Radio – Brooks Bennett, Round Rock

Cool Gov 2.0 radio show with Brooks Bennett of Round Rock, Texas Round Rock jelly co-working group -meet at coffee shop every Friday -bloggers, independent web developers, creative folks -if doing municipal work, find others in your area -those are folks consuming information Round Rock, TX -1 person development staff Mobile site -News -Calendar -FAQRead… Read more »

Friday Fab Five: Elections, Projections and Suggestions

Welcome to week number two of… Friday’s Fab Five! Every Friday, we’re summarizing the best of the week and highlighting five members or moments that were especially awesome. 5. The Most Commented Blog of the Week was posted by Daniel Honker, who asked “What do the mid-term elections mean for public servants?” In fact, HonkerRead… Read more »

GovUp Boston Round Up – If You Got A Problem Yo I’ll Solve It

First off let me say that Boston was definitely a great city to end our GovUps tour in. All the cities rocked but Boston definitely brought the energy! We had tons of different people repping different places from all levels: federal (GSA people in Boston were a blast), State of Mass, YGL Boston and more.Read… Read more »

Community Building: The Value of Being Real

For the last 10+ years, marketers have started to realize that interacting with consumers is not a one-way street. Refusing to operate with this mindset fully embraced will most likely leave you out in the cold. Consumers don’t want to be talked at, with the only opportunity for feedback a suggestions box glued to theRead… Read more »