Leadership

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 1

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 1 by Donna L. Quesinberry, Washington Business Examiner As an evolving field of expertise, proposal management and the ‘process life-cycle’ are entering yet another augmentation. The newest capture planning and business development solutions profile involves an ability to remain both an active and dynamic participant, while promoting… Read more »

Federal Jobs for Generalists

From thegovgurus.com: ARE YOU A GENERALIST? You may be a generalist if you have: * A liberal arts degree and/or an advanced degree in law, business, international relations, public administration, public policy, environmental policy, public health or a variety of other fields. * Excellent writing and oral communication skills. * An ability to synthesize information… Read more »

Do you walk the talk?

Republished from eGovAU. I have been having a few conversations over the last two days with a variety of web managers regarding the level of commitment by their organisations to their online channel. The response has been mixed. Some have a great deal of support and resourcing, others have interest but no resourcing and others… Read more »

THE COMPLETE TWITTER APP MEGA LIST FOR 2009

PARTS 1, 2, AND 3…ALL TOGETHER ON ONE PAGE!!! Twitterrific! The Most Useful Web 2.0 Apps/Tools For Twitter If you are trying to implement Twitter in your business or government social networking efforts, these apps and tools are my top picks for 2009: 1. TwitterAnalyzer: lets you see different statistic charts about you and your… Read more »

Federal Eye: GAO: States Struggling With Stimulus Funding

Most state governments have barely touched their federal economic stimulus money and some state officials have expressed concern that they may not be able to manage the extra money and oversight, according to a report issued today by the Government Accountability Office. GAO Acting Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro, who appeared today along with federal,… Read more »

42 Ways You Can Help the Planet

AT HOME 1. ENERGY CONSERVATION. If every home in the United States replaced just one incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL), the energy saved would prevent greenhouse-gas emissions equivalent to taking 1 million cars off the road, says Arthur Rosenfeld, a physicist and member of the California Energy Commission. He also… Read more »

Part 3 of 3- Twitterrific! The Most Useful Web 2.0 Apps/Tools For Twitter

If you are trying to implement twitter in your business or government social networking efforts, these apps and tools may “expand your horizons” for better use. Second twenty for review: 41. Twitter Toolbar: Downloading this free toolbar gives you instant access to Twitter. You can use the toolbar to access online Twitter tools, check your… Read more »

Launching a New Mission: Michael Griffin and NASA’s Return to the Moon

W. Henry Lambright writes an interesting report about Griffin and NASA. A summary of the report is that President George W. Bush told NASA to return to the moon and prepare for manned exploration of Mars. The man he put in charge, Michael Griffin, was a certified rocket scientist with a passion for manned space… Read more »

Transforming Information Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs

Jonathan Walters’ report chronicles the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to realign and centralize its information technology activities. Describing it as an “ambitious, audacious and arduous crusade,” Walters makes it very clear that this is still very much a work in progress. There are significant hurdles ahead and certain significant adjustments will no doubt… Read more »