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Sweet GovTweets 06.20.09

Good afternoon! I hope y’all have enjoyed your Saturday so far. I participated in a neighborhood garage sale. I’m here to tell you that you can not GIVE away pre-flatscreen TVs. Well, not literally, when I put giant “FREE” signs on them they did disappeared …lol . Lots of tweets today, and very interesting ones… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.19.2009

Wonderful Friday! Today I added some posts from #OpenCode that I thought were interesting. Tonight: University of Arkansas v. LSU College World Series. Go Hogs! Image via Wikipedia Caroline @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie alexwied: Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #opensource #oss #accenture 14 minutes ago from WeFollow • Reply • View Tweet… Read more »

How Kundra sees the federal IT world

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra took over this newly created job and hasn’t stopped working. In an interview with Information Week, he outlines some of the initiatives he would like to see and how he plans to get there. For a look at what he’s saying, check out Fierce Government IT’s post at http://www.fiercegovernmentit.com/story/how-kundra-plans-do-his-job/2009-06-17.

Sweet GovTweets 06.17.09

Greetings! Here is the summary of tweets for yesterday (sorry, I got really busy). Even with all of the multiple posts, RT’s, etc removed, this was the busiest tweetstream for GovLoop I have seen so far. Lots of additions to @GovTwit. Lots of promotion for the privacy conference on Saturday (so, y’all sign up and… Read more »

The Outsourcing Debate: Realism versus Rhetoric

The Federal Acquisition Innovation and Reform (FAIR) Institute, a new nonprofit focusing on federal contracting reform, released a report in response to the push by the Obama administration to reevaluate when it is appropriate to outsource and use contractors. Specifically, the report provides high-level policy guidance on the specifics of President Obama’s March memo on… Read more »

Social Networking: Can it really get you a job?

It seems that everyone is participating in some form of social networking these days. Whether it’s Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, or some other form of online networking if you’re not using it, you’re quickly becoming part of the minority. Social networking is great for a lot of things. Connecting with family and friends, sharing pictures,… Read more »

The government wants change. Will they bring in the right cultural experts to make it happen?

NOTE: This is my column from my Women’s Entrerepreneur column that I write for the DC Examiner. This and past columns can be found at http://www.examiner.com/x-12152-DC-Womens-Entrepreneurship-Examiner. Last week I attended an Excellence in Government breakfast at the National Press Club. The panel spoke on “Human Capital” and the future of civil service. Allow me to… Read more »

Sweet Government Conference Tweets – Crisis Camp Day 2 & Beyond (#crisiscamp)

(All times are Pacific) June 14, 2009 12:49 am younghahn: #crisiscamp 3:27 am xpeditenetwork: Ready for day two of #crisiscamp. No disaster is too great for us (unless we run out of coffee) 5:27 am svenburg: @vladvino thanks Vlad! Camping day # 2 today. #crisiscamp 6:03 am kgfreeman: Running late to #crisiscamp, but because the… Read more »

Sweet Government Conference Tweets – Crisis Camp Day 1 (#crisiscamp)

Crisis Camp was held on June 13, 2009 and June 14, 2009 in Washington DC. Below is the Twitter stream related to this conference along with some stats of the #crisiscamp hashtag on Twitter. Related Tweets made on the few days following the conference are included because they have links to some great blog posts… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.16.2009

Good Morning! Today’s tweets feature numerous updates from @dslunceford @GovTwit providing information about all of the new additions to the Government Twitter directory, including the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management from my home state. This is a great resource, continually expanding resource, check it out. My favorite tweet today was from @timoreilly quoting Vivek Kundra… Read more »