Project Management

“Sweet GovTweets” – Thurs 26th March, 2009

Apologies in advance for errors: #ALI @mbado: jason anthoine of Cohesion is presenting on putting tools into practice at #ali. very practical advice @mbado: Anthoine: The foundation of employee engagement is centered around employees thinking, feeling and doing. #ali @moiramcg: At #ali workshop led by @ariherzog and @krazykris: measuring impact of social media and determiningRead… Read more »

President’s online town hall 3/26 – 11:30. Watch on

President Obama is working hard to talk directly to, and engage, the American people. Right now he is answering citizen questions posed to him in his first Online Town Hall. This is a great example of a “digital public square”. Citizens were invited to submit questions about the economy and vote on submissions from othersRead… Read more »

YGL Blog on FedPitch

Check out the latest YGL blog! The 2nd Annual FedPitch: Change has come to…the Mall? With all the change going on in the Washington these days there has never been a better time for individuals with good ideas to stand up and be heard. As it turns out, 13L (, Young Government Leaders and aRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” – Wednesday 25th March, 2009 edition

Apologies for errors in advance: Social Media & Govt’s conference #ALI @johnstauffer: Great post from @kellyobrien about the vibe in room this versus last during the Social Media & Govt’s confr #ali @mbado: Use enterprise 2.0 to connect people, information and ideas– breaking down those “cylinders of excellence” #ali @kellyobrien: #ali BAH’s Christy Cunningham:Read… Read more »

Things that keep me up at night — wikis and databases

I’m faced with two projects that are both fun and a bit frustrating at the same time. The first is looking for any guidelines agencies may have concerning guidelines for editing wiki entries about their agencies on non-governmental wikis such as Wikipedia. I regularly review our entry on Wikipedia, make minor corrections, and also workRead… Read more »

Why Doesn’t Government Use the Web to Organize Its Work?

I’ve been reading Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky. It’s a brilliant book on the information revolution that we’re going through. He believes that this revolution is as momentous as the development of the printing press, which triggered the Reformation and religious wars. The rise of amateurs and the expansion of consumer choice has meantRead… Read more »

I Need A Minion

I need two minions, actually, and they’ve just advertised the vacancies for them on USAJOBS They’re program/management analyst positions for status candidates at the GS-12 and GS-13 levels. If you have deep technical expertise in any administrative field, mad writing skeelz, no fear of technology, and a desire to branch out into looking at administrativeRead… Read more »

Enterprise Innovation

From John Hagel, Harvard Business Review: The “edge” takes many forms. Generally speaking, edges are peripheral areas with high growth potential…Technology edges take shape as technological innovations begin offering new capabilities. The “core,” by contrast, is where the money and resources are today…the core symbolizes the inside of the enterprise, its principal capabilities and primaryRead… Read more »

Project of the Week – National Ocean Service Podcasts Diving Deeper and Making Waves

This week, GovLooper’s Kate Nielsen and Troy Kitch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA) National Ocean Service help us learn about the latest NOAA-NOS news and a wide variety of ocean topics with their new dual podcasts, Making Waves and Diving Deeper. These two mark the National Ocean Services’ first entrance into theRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” Sunday 22nd March 2009 Edition

Apologies in advance for errors. @govloop: 4 Steps 2 Build Transparency in New World Gov- @kpkfusion #govloop #gov20 #opengov @govloop: Listen live Gov 2.0 Blogtalkradio w/ OReilly @adrielhampton @planetrussell in 10 minutes #opengov #gov20 #govloop @adrielhampton “Making gov cool, finally”? (@municibid) #gov20 #opengov @adrielhampton: Talking live to @timoreilly: #gov20 #opengov @Lyne_Robichaud:Read… Read more »