Project Management

Windy

The winds of change come and go. Like all blows, if you have your important stuff lashed down and stowed properly, you’ll be OK. An election makes us take inventory. It makes us look and see what we have working and what isn’t working anymore. What do we want to keep? What do we wantRead… Read more »

Five Challenges Government Faces When Adopting Web 2.0

By Dennis D. McDonald In these heady days of transition, as we think about ways to improve government, it’s temping to over-sell the benefits of “Web 2.0.” I personally believe in Web 2.0 tools and techniques and how they can support what I call the Three C’s of Web 2.0: Collaboration, Content, and Communication. JustRead… Read more »

If you could change one thing about your city/town’s government, what would it be?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about posts from fellow GovLoopers (or are we Loopies?): – Andrew‘s forum discussion asking “If you could change one thing about govenment, what would it be? and – Adriel‘s blog post on Gov 2.0 in local government. I think that, given the fact that local government has more limitedRead… Read more »

Election Day Reflections

I took Friday off of work, and in the midst of all our Halloween celebrating (both my little ones had Halloween parties that needed volunteers) I was able to catch some of the news coverage about the turn out for early voting. In Floridia the lines went on for days, and people just kept showingRead… Read more »

Free Highway Design Software

Hey all you designers of two-lane highways! Get your free download of the 2008 Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM). Brought to you by your friendly Federal Highway Administration. The site does require you to register for approval. Information required for registration includes your name, title organizational affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, andRead… Read more »

Serenity…We all need a little

God, Grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change, COURAGE to change the things I can, and the WISDOM to know the difference. Living ONE DAY AT A TIME, Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as the pathway to peace. Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is,Read… Read more »

Nice Start, but Can it Make it Around the Block?

After last night’s debates, I couldn’t help but think about a piece I read on FederalTimes.com the other day about something that’s been missing from the debates, and from the election in general. The candidates can give us the general rundown about the policies, issues, and how they are going to fix this broken economyRead… Read more »