David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: WTOP expanding its workforce to meet demands for digital in the forum Technology 8 years, 10 months ago
DC radio station, WTOP 103.5FM, is beefing up its workforce to stay ahead of the digital curve for 2012.
One of the primary reasons for the new structure is to redefine the news workflow. Instead of the traditional model, which takes broadcast content and tries to fit it into a digital hole, WTOP’s strategy will focus on the creation of news…[Read more]
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: Surgeon General Wants Your Healthy Apps Ideas in the forum Technology 8 years, 10 months ago
Got an idea for healthier living? Want to share it with the public? Have a knack for application development? Then the Surgeon General invites you to share your concepts, according to an article over at GovTech.
The U.S. Office of the Surgeon General launched its healthy apps contest last week, and submissions need to be made by Dec. 31st. The…[Read more]
David Reinbold replied to the topic Which Photo of 2011 Do You Think is the Most Powerful? in the forum Miscellaneous 8 years, 10 months ago
I really liked the picture of the situation room, where US officials were updated on the Osama bin Laden mission.
According to an article over at NextGov, Verizon is the first firm to offer a high-level, certified online ID protection system for users of dot gov websites.
The hope is that breaches of cyber security, like those involving the hacking of government officials’ e-mail accounts, will be nearly impossible to achieve.
Until now, companies,…
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: Survey reveals shortcomings about telework in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 8 years, 11 months ago
Telework is seen as one option to trim operating costs, eliminating the need for travel, and travel reimbursements. It’s been touted as a way to improve efficiency and morale, giving employees better opportunities to balance home and work life.
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: Employees’ smart phones are next biggest threat in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 8 years, 11 months ago
According to an article over at NextGov.com, one of next year’s biggest security threats posed to government agencies are employees who bring their personal smart phones to work.
Devices such as the iPhone and Droid are being hacked with more frequency, according to security company, M86 Security Labs, and that could position employees as…[Read more]
According to this story over at Nextgov, the National Archives and Records Administration recently announced its plans to launch a Citizen Archivist Dashboard. The dashboard will allow volunteers to take existing archival material and tag, transcribe and write articles about them.
National Archives has said the dashboard will be introduced in…[Read more]
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: Agencies introducing new technology for customer service in the forum Miscellaneous 8 years, 12 months ago
According to an article over at NextGov, federal agencies released outlines last week for way to utilize technology to make the lives of citizens simpler.
The tech-y approach has been a push from the Obama administration, aimed at adopting practices from industry into the way the federal government operates.
“Each plan includes at least one…
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: VA plans government’s largest tablet deployment in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 9 years ago
Veteran Affairs has made a request to companies in the tech industry to field about 100,000 tablet computers, and incorporate them into the department’s work flow.
The department has developed a work around for federal wireless security standards that supports the devices’ management in a vendor-operated cloud computing environment, according to…
Are your e-mails making a good impression?
Do you maintain one or multiple online identities?
Govies discuss whether it’s possible to do more with less in government.
David Reinbold replied to the topic The CDC’s “Zombie Comic”: How Can Other Agencies Grow Creativity Like This? in the forum Miscellaneous 9 years ago
I love it! I think a lot of organizations and government agencies are afraid to deviate from their “brand” or “culture.” This is not something I think any person would have expected the CDC to produce, but it’s memorable and effective.
David Reinbold started the topic Google wants to compete with Apple in the music market? in the forum Miscellaneous 9 years ago
Let me open by saying that I love Google products. I think that Google has revolutionized the way we think about information sharing in many respects. But I read this article today over at PC World, about how Google may soon be opening a music store, a la Apple iTunes, and offering services similar to that of Apple’s new iCloud feature. And I’m…[Read more]
David Reinbold started the topic GovLaunch: Agencies propose privacy training in wake of TRICARE data theft in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 9 years ago
Privacy training has been proposed for several Federal agencies, following a data breach about a month ago by a government contractor, according to thisarticle over at NextGov.
The proposed regulation comes just one month after defense contractor Science Applications International Corp. reported the theft of a computer tape containing the health…
Red, even though I’m usually at my computer. I like the idea of being available, but also like the idea of “filtering” out certain conversations that could happen at another time. I agree with Stephen, in that it helps to slow down the weirdos and unimportant stuff.
Future environmental impacts will be curbed by the further introduction and use of smart transportation applications, argues a new report by CTIA — The Wireless Assocation.
The report, Wireless and the Environment: A Review of Opportunities and Challenges, examines the environmental impact of wireless technology in four areas: agriculture,…
I received a few error messages when trying to perform searches. I’d expect as much from a site on its launch day, though. Overall, I like the new design, and the advanced search is much better than before. Also, the search results are arranged much more nicely. Overall, I think OPM did a great job.
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