TSP Talk – In the Middle

Thanks Steve, for the opportunity to post. To view the full article with charts, please go to TSP Talk for the daily market commentary, or here for 11/10/08’s specific article. I write a daily commentary on TSP Talk but I will likely just post Monday’s articles on GovLoop.com. ——————————————————————————————————————– What a week! Tuesday saw a… Read more »

Introduction to Govloop

I thought I might use my official bio for my introduction. Its short, sweet, and to the point. James V. Pritchert Mr. Pritchert has worked for the national Transportation Safety Board since April 2007. He is responsible for coordinating training efforts for all individuals assigned to NTSB. His previous assignments include Education Service Representative for… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Preseason Rankings

Readers, no college football picks this week… we’ll get back to that next week. And this accounting class is making the Hokie Guru work hard; he’s trying to convert to the GS-511 Auditor Series in the federal government. In other news, President-Elect Barrack Obama wants a college football playoff. Sounds like we would get along… Read more »

Woody Wisdom

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)

JISC Releases Serious Virtual Worlds

Virtual worlds are still fairly new to most, and many still view them as games. But there is a growing realization that virtual worlds can offer real value to businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions. A report recently released by JISC presents a comprehensive study of how virtual worlds are being used to enhance learning… Read more »

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 want… 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. Just… Read more »