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 TweetRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conf Tweets – Symantec Government Symposium (#symgovsym)

This conference was held June 16, 2009 in Washington, DC. Below are the Twitter-related statistics for the conference along with the stream: Top Contributors 1. @gkrew – 47 2. @dslunceford – 17 3. @lpamelaa – 17 4. @symantecnews – 8 5. @krazykriz – 7 6. @JMGOVIT – 7 7. @jjesse – 6 8. @wamurray –Read… Read more »

Records Managers are the Original Knowledge Managers

I had an interesting conversation with two very intelligent and motivated gentlemen yesterday morning to discuss the focus and purpose of DoD 5015.02-STD. That is a series of blog posts itself. Bumper Stickers At the end of the conversation, Mark mentioned that if we (Records Managers) can link into the current buzz over Knowledge Management,Read… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.18.2009

Goof morning! Finally caught up! Today’s tweetstream has some very interesting topics. Here is a great cartoon about Twitter‘s effect on #iranelection in Tehran Caroline Twitter @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie web20blog: Michael Edson to talk about creating website strategy transparently on July 14 #gov20 #transparency http://tinyurl.com/bettergovwebsites (expand ) 3 minutes ago from TweetDeck • Reply •Read… Read more »

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 andRead… 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 onRead… Read more »

Public Housing Summit: A Conversation Between Scholars and Housing Directors Hosted at Rutgers University-Newark

General notes: At this one day conference there was a good mix of academics and practitioners. The discussions that took place were very helpful and informative to everyone. Beyond my expectations, the conference did not focus solely on Newark or New Jersey. This was really great, especially for someone like me who isn’t from NewRead… 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 toRead… 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 theRead… 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 postsRead… Read more »