Digital Government

The 5 Biggest Trends of 2013 – Did We Miss Any?

Merriam Webster defines a trend as: to veer in a new direction. In 2013 government certainly veered into uncharted territory. The White House unveiled two new mandates that changed the way government protects and shares data. They also opened up the White House to leaders from the private sector to jump-start innovation. Libraries, on the… Read more »

Uncool to work for gov? – End of Year Review

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in the… Read more »

GovLoop’s 20 Innovations that Mattered in 2013 – Did Your Agency Make the List?

Announcing GovLoop’s Latest Resource “20 Innovations that Mattered in 2013” DOWNLOAD HERE The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you to do your job better by highlighting some… Read more »

Making Mars Matter – A look at social media in 2013

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in the… Read more »

Avoiding the Legislative Roadblocks – A Year In Review

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in the… Read more »

Big Bad Big Data – Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Information Overload

2013 may very well go down as the year of big data. At every government conference, training, networking summit, someone was talking about how big data was transforming the way their organization operates. But one program rose above the rest. This year the Army’s EMDS was selected as FedScoop’s IT Program of the Year based… Read more »

Insights from across the pond – Everyone is defaulting digital

Digital government goals are not just something that federal agencies in the US are striving for. In the UK, any new or redesigned service introduced after April 2014 will also have to meet a new Digital by Default standard. The Guardian notes, “Making the billion annual transactions between government, citizens and businesses “digital by default”… Read more »

Should the way the internet works, matter to you? – Part Two

Why should anyone care where the internet comes from? You log on to your computer daily, hourly, minutely. But do you know where the data is streaming from? Or how it works? Do you even care? Journalist Andrew Blum explained to the Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program, why you should care about where the… Read more »

A Journey to the Center of the Internet – Part One

Ever wonder where your Internet comes from or where it goes when it leaves your living room? After a squirrel took a bite out of his home internet cable, Journalist Andrew Blum decided to go on a mission to find where the internet is located. Seriously. His goal was to find the physical space that… Read more »

Discover North Carolina’s New Tech Hub, iCenter – Plus your weekend reads!

Every day it seems like tech companies unveiling new and revolutionary technologies and agencies can’t get their hands on the technologies fast enough. But there is a problem. Agencies are siloed. That means that the government often end up buying the same technology twice. North Carolina is trying to curb the problem by creating the… Read more »