This item via FedBlog is an oldie, but today I have been reminded of the fifth column working among us.
Steve was kind enough to answer a few questions about his efforts to bring government and Web 2.0 together. Click
Next week I have the opportunity to utilize five minutes to talk about Human Capital Issues as part of a panel during our All Managers Conference. So the topic of the panel discussion has been running around in my head for the last several days and I have the urge to share. There are three… Read more »
… and waiting for the other shoe to drop! Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t do this by myself. We have a Web 2.0 working group comprised of representatives from the Library, Parks & Rec, Economic Development, Public Information, the IT Director, and the County’s CIO. We’re wrangling on how to best use these information… Read more »
Originally posted October 20 on theagilemind.blogspot.com Digital pens could prevent the next Avian Flu or West Nile Fever. How’s that? Yep, digital pens. You might have heard some of the growing buzz among tech writers about a new one, the Pulse from a company called Livescribe. Essentially they are devices that look like standard pens… Read more »
Is bureaucrat a bad word? At the risk of being labelled a heretic, my answer is an unequivocal “Yes!” Now before you lob your government issued ID badge at me, let me clarify. I’m not saying bureacrats are bad. I’m not even saying bureaucracy is bad, despite my allergy to it. What we are talking… Read more »
Last Wednesday I did something that I don’t usually do. As my family sat down to dinner I placed my laptop on the kitchen counter so we could watch the debates while we ate our meatloaf. Of all the debates so far, I felt that this was the most important. So we sat and watched… Read more »
I had the opportunity to vote this past weekend (Thank God for early voting in Virginia) and as I made my final steps towards the booth to cast my ballot, I asked myself what is the real reason for voting in this presidential election and for me it is as simple as this: To have… Read more »