Digital Government

Turning Data into Decisions – Why Metrics Matter

The best way to maximize performance is to make data based decisions. But that process is easier said than done…or is it? John Salamone is the Vice President at Federal Management Partners. Salomone and Rick Hartman have written a new guide, Catching the Social Media Wave: Using Data to Drive Decisions. He told Chris Dorobek… Read more »

Boston Manhunt Proves the Power of Interagency Collaboration

“Last week was a very dark week for the country, you had what happened in Boston, West Texas and the ricin letters sent to politicians here in DC. But in the midst of those tragedies there was a bright spot and that was the work of the public servants,” said Tom Fox. Fox is the… Read more »

Best Practices to Craft Your Agency’s Digital Government Strategy

The following blog post is an excerpt from our recent report, Crafting a Comprehensive Digital Government Strategy. This report was draws upon a survey of 94 members of the GovLoop community who are currently adopting emerging technology at the state, local and federal level of government. This report also includes insights based on interviews with… Read more »

GovLoop Report in Review: Exploring How Agencies Are Crafting Digital Government Strategies

The following blog post is an excerpt from our recent report, Crafting a Comprehensive Digital Government Strategy. This report was draws upon a survey of 94 members of the GovLoop community who are currently adopting emerging technology at the state, local and federal level of government. This report also includes insights based on interviews with… Read more »

Transparency Report Card – Did your state make the grade?

For the past four year the US Public Interest Group has graded each of the 50 states on their level of transparency. While 7 states made the honor roll, six states received failing grades. How did your state do? Phineas Baxandall is a senior analyst for tax and budget at the US Public Interest Group…. Read more »

Looking Forward: How Technology Will Shape Government in the Next 3-5 Years

Below is an excerpt from GovLoop’s Latest Report: Crafting a Comprehensive Digital Government Strategy View Online Below or Download PDF GovLoop’s research defines a digital government as “the tools, applications, resources and methodologies allowing government to leverage new and emerging technology to serve the most mission-centric goals of the agency.” Below is an excerpt from… Read more »

How to Engage with Gov – 101 – with Gavin Newsom

“Government is the air we breathe the water we drink. So it is incumbent among all of us who celebrate it and those who hate it to try to make it better and more relevant. Don’t give up on government. Don’t sit back and passively complain. Let’s have a two-way conversation,” said Gavin Newsom. Newsom… Read more »

Federal Agencies Leading by Example – The Federal Green Challenge

A great post by my colleague Lana Suarez about the 2013 Federal Green Challenge award winners. Has your agency joined the challenge yet? By Lana Suárez When I joined the Federal Green Challenge team in October 2011, I had no idea what I was getting in to but quickly realized this dynamic group of regional… Read more »

New GovLoop Report Identifies 5 Components of a Digital Government

Announcing GovLoop Latest Report: Crafting a Comprehensive Digital Government Strategy Excerpt of Executive Summary | View Online Below or Download PDF Last week GovLoop released the report, Crafting a Comprehensive Digital Government Strategy. This report draws upon a survey of 94 members of the GovLoop community who are currently adopting emerging technology at the state,… Read more »