It’s good to be back after a few weeks on the road. I knew my trip to Kansas would provide fodder for the blog. First, I’ll admit it: I am a latte-drinking, coastal-living (until recently), blue-state elitist. But every time I go on an obligatory trip to the “heartland” (and obligatory is the only reasonRead… Read more »
Ok, the pizza in the title probably caught your attention, but the real focus of this blog will be “barcamp” since I am beginning to become more involved with this concept and thought others might be interested in hearing more about it. Not really sure how familiar the average person is with that term, butRead… Read more »
In watching coverage of the games last evening, my wife and I were discussing the overwhelming complexity involved in managing and deploying the Olympics. With so many nations each carrying such unique agendas and goals, what overarching principles are applied to such a multifaceted assembly? What procedures are in place to ensure proper philosophical governanceRead… Read more »
A colleague in Oregon state gov – environmental agency – asked if there are success stories/best practices/lessons learned by state governments using wikis for internal KM, G2G or G2C.
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4 Aug 2008
This piece from Oh My Gov! on US agricultural assistance and programs in Afghanistan is very interesting. Plus they have good t-shirts.
Since starting GovLoop, I’ve received a lot of questions from people. The two most common questions are: -Why Did You Create GovLoop? -Why Do We Need GovLoop When We Already Have X (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Trade Mags, Discussion Boards, etc)? Both are valid and good questions. So here are my Top 10 Reasons I CreatedRead… Read more »
In the past, most managers above a certain level had a secretary who performed a variety of tasks such as typing, taking dictation, controlling access and calendar, making travel arrangements, and a variety of other mundane tasks that improved the efficiency of the manager. In the best of situations the boss and secretary became aRead… Read more »
Hi all, I work for EPA’s Radon Program. You may have seen one of our Public Service Announcements (PSAs) over the last 18 years. These PSAs have helped educate millions about the dangers of radon, even winning an Emmy along the way. But looking to the future we face the challenge of educating a wholeRead… Read more »