The Case for Why Social Media Is Essential to Building Effective Transparency (It may be different than you think!)

twitter @kpkfusion This morning I published a simple twitter post that circulated quickly. The post was inspired by a Washington Post article on the Johnstown Pa airport. According to the Post article, the airport, though slightly used, became one of the first recipients of stimulus funds and has now received over 200M of federal moneyRead… Read more »

Meeting Notes from April 17th ACT-IAC Content Delivery Committee

ACT/IAC Content Delivery Committee Teleconference April 17, 2009 Meeting Attendees: Martha Przysucha, Program Chair, C&T SIG Tchad Moore, Group Lead, Applied Web 2.0, C&T SIG Tom Suder, Group Lead, Web 2.0 Technologies, ET SIG Angela Norris, ACT Top 10 Committee Lead, Program Committee Mary Davie, Acting Asst Commissioner for Customer Accounts and Research, GSA FASRead… Read more »

Stimulus Projects – Advantage, GSA Schedule Holders

Stimulus Projects – Advantage, GSA Schedule Holders Selling to the government can be a lucrative long term investment. A company who has done their homework and understands the process and time frames, obstacles, paperwork and financial investment involved will be successful. Government sales should be evaluated to in the same way you would evaluate sellingRead… Read more »

On April 15th, think of TurboTax as model for local government’s reports (& federal reporting in general

This ran yesterday in TechPresident. Since then I’ve gotten a number of favorable responses, including several that suggested the government should actually consider having Intuit design the site. As I thought more about it, it seems to me that this approach — of a process in which muncipalities and states wouldn’t have to make anyRead… Read more »

Access to iTunes University

When you get into iTunes, go to the iTunes store and you will see iTunes U. Click and then search for the Defense Acquisition University. There you will find what we refer to as Living Library snippets (or chunks) of Lessons Learned from various ranking federal and civilian leaders (most of whom are transitioning). IRead… Read more »

DAU on iTunes

The Defense Acquisition University is the FIRST and ONLY Federal Corporate University on ITunes University. Please go by and check us out!!

Project of the Week – DoDTechipedia and

The birth and evolution of DoDTechipedia and is a fascinating and multi-faceted story. It begins in the DoD CIO’s office, travels to the Hill and through the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L). In support of our national security, each of these entities were trying solve different,Read… Read more »

Imagine What A Network Perspective Could Do for Acquisition 2.0

In 2005 the Department of Defense established the Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment (DAPA) for the purpose of improving acquisition and procurement in major programs. The Department collected recommendations through narrative, video, documents and images – all through electronic outreach to vendors, department personnel, military colleges, and other stakeholders. The process was highly inclusive and resultedRead… Read more »

How much exposure can $25 buy you on Facebook?

I don’t know if you have given much thought to using Ads on Facebook. I really hadn’t, but got curious last week. We’re not using Facebook at Housing and Urban Development yet, so I thought of another way to test this capability. I put on one of my other hats: I serve on a non-profitRead… Read more »

TSP Talk – Can the bulls keep it going?

Good morning. It’s your weekly dose of TSP Talk… Stocks opened to the downside on Friday after the jobs report was released, but once again the bulls managed to move the indices higher by the close. The TSP stock funds all ended the day in positive territory, and had another very successful week. The marketRead… Read more »