Ask GovLoop on Knowledge – What’s Knowledge Management?

Welcome to the first “Ask the Knowledge Expert” Post. My name is Lisa Coates and I’m here to talk to you about Knowledge Management. First off, what is Knowledge Management? According to Wikipedia, Knowledge Management (KM) comprises a range of practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable adoption of insightsRead… Read more »

Planphoria Introduces Boost Tools at CMTH Technology Showcase August 11

Planphoria has been selected to present our Planphoria Boost Suite at the Emerging Technology Showcase, presented by The Capital Management Technology Hub, August 11, 6:30 pm at Brio Tuscan Grill, Tysons Corner Mall, Northern Virginia. Planphoria Boost Suite is automated management tools that simplify and improve core business processes by leveraging Web 2.0 technology. BoostRead… Read more »

Please Comment on Our [NARA] New Strategic Plan

I am posting this with the permission of the NARA staff person who sent it to me. Patrice McDermott National Archives and Records Administration 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, Maryland 20740-6001 Friends, The National Archives and Records Administration is updating our Strategic Plan, Preserving the Past to Protect the Future: The Strategic Plan of theRead… Read more »

eGovernment Resource Centre launches eGovernment Forum

Republished from eGov AU. Victoria’s eGovernment Resource Centre has launched an eGovernment Forum to support the online discussion of eGovernment topics by Australian public servants and interested parties. At discussed at the site, the eGovernment Forum invites, open participation and diverse viewpoints to be shared with others relevant to the topic of eGovernment, Government 2.0,Read… Read more »

Shifting from Gov 1.0 to Gov 2.0

Republished from eGov AU. Sometimes it is difficult for those of us who are new to the public sector to really appreciate the scope of the changes required to transition government institutions and cultures from a 1.0 to 2.0 mentality. It’s not simply a process of mandating a directional change from political levels (though thisRead… Read more »

Speech by Director of OPM

http://blogs.govexec.com/fedblog/2009/07/john_berrys_speech_at_excellen.php By Govlooper Alyssa Rosenberg Monday, July 20, 2009 4:40 PM Berry just gave an extended speech on his vision for the civil service, to one of the largest audiences he’s faced since taking office. A New Day for the Civil Service Thank you. It’s an honor to be here today to talk about theRead… Read more »

Australian Federal Government Announces IT Innovation Council

Today the Hon Kim Carr Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, annouced the 24 members of the new IT Innovation Council. -quote from media release- “IT will be the principal means to deliver the economic and productivity growth needed to drive innovation across the entire economy,“ Senator Carr said. “IT is critical to Australia’sRead… Read more »

Stimulus Is No Place For Pork!

* $2.5 million for sliced ham in California * $800,000 for a new, clean-air garbage truck in Phoenix * $1.4 million to repair the door of a building in San Antonio * $350,000 to replace and upgrade a dumbwaiter in Brooklyn These are examples of projects that have been reported on recovery.org as stimulus projects.Read… Read more »

Federal Eye: Fired IG Gerald Walpin Files Suit

The inspector general fired last month by President Obama has filed suit in federal court seeking reinstatement to his job as top watchdog at the Corporation for National and Community Service. In a suit filed late Friday at U.S. District Court in Washington, Gerald Walpin argued his removal was unlawful because it violated protections affordedRead… Read more »

Using Performance Metrics to Manage

In the final installment on a performance management framework, we’ll look at using performance metrics and analysis in order to effectively manage agencies and their programs by using remediation and corrective actions. We’ve already covered the first and second steps, and will focus on the final two in this posting (all four are listed justRead… Read more »