Leadership

GovLoop Member of the Week: Anita Arile, Management Analyst, Government of Guam

After what seemed like a very long and cold winter in Washington, DC, we are finally experiencing the greatest weather ever! No rain in sight, at least not this weekend. Sunny skies, 70-degree weather, who could ask for more? It reminds me of my time in Tucson, Arizona…how I miss those hot blasting rays allRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: Who Are Jeffrey Zients and Aneesh Chopra?

President Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address to announce plans to nominate businessman Jeffrey Zients to be the federal government’s first chief performance officer and Virginia Secretary of Technology Aneesh Chopra to be chief technology officer. The announcement came during an address focused on the administration’s plans to root out government waste andRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” Thurs 16 April 2009 edition

Apologies for errors in advance: @faheyr: Open Government on the Internet: A New Era of Transparency http://is.gd/suVQ – Looks interesting. Hope it will be streamed #opengov @socialfeds: OpenSecrets.org Opens 20 Years Worth of Campaign Finance Data: http://tinyurl.com/dzouxx #opengov @devinhedge: Social Media Marketing Plan for Our Clients << Ruralamericaonshore’s Blog http://ow.ly/30Ua #gov20 @cheeky_geeky: Researchers say socialRead… Read more »

Meeting Notes from April 17th ACT-IAC Content Delivery Committee

ACT/IAC Content Delivery Committee Teleconference April 17, 2009 Meeting Attendees: Martha Przysucha, Program Chair, C&T SIG Tchad Moore, Group Lead, Applied Web 2.0, C&T SIG Tom Suder, Group Lead, Web 2.0 Technologies, ET SIG Angela Norris, ACT Top 10 Committee Lead, Program Committee Mary Davie, Acting Asst Commissioner for Customer Accounts and Research, GSA FASRead… Read more »

Digital etiquette – are government agencies adequately prepared to engage appropriately online?

Republished from eGovAU. Etiquette is important in every form of social engagement. When Australians meet others for the first time we exchange names, shake hands and make light conversation before getting down to the main topic of conversation. Other cultures have different social etiquette. Many hug or kiss cheeks on first meeting, exchange business cardsRead… Read more »

A “Network Perspective”

“Build Community!” “Social Media” “Twitter!” “Facebook” – the battle cries of a new generation in business, government and media. But what do these demands mean? What practical impact do they have? Intuitively, we know that many people together are stronger than few people acting alone. Yet, in most walks of life we live in aRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: Napolitano Comments on ‘Right Wing Extremist’ Report

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano responded today to widespread criticism of a leaked domestic intelligence report that warns local law enforcement agencies to be on guard for right-wing extremist groups seeking new recruits amid the nation’s economic troubles. “Let me be very clear: we monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in theRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: Bo the Dog’s DOT Connections

In arguably the most unusual example of kissing up to the big boss, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is highlighting his agency’s connections to Bo the Dog, the new First Pup. The dog is “truly a cute and energetic addition to the thriving Obama household,” LaHood writes in his “Fast Lane” blog. “Turns out that youngRead… Read more »