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Notes from the Microsoft Mobile Citizen Summit: All Sessions

These are draft notes – please excuse typos. Plenary Dan Kasun, Microsoft Public Sector Key Points: Leveraging technology to make government better and more efficient is to advance ideals of freedom and democracy Time has never been better for mobile computing – we have reached a state in the business where the network is almostRead… Read more »

Member of the Week: David Dejewski

This week’s featured member is David Dejewski – check out his awesomeness! 1. What was your path to public service? Serving my community has seemed pretty important to me since I was a kid. I was 7 yrs old when I witnessed some “older” kids set fire to a field behind my house. I soundedRead… Read more »

Think We Don’t Need to Teach Local Government in School? Read This!

A few days ago, I noticed a Tweet indicating someone was extremely angry about a video on YouTube. Normally I would not click on something like this, but for some reason I followed the link and found myself watching a man who was very upset that the “government” was pulling out a basketball pole inRead… Read more »

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HR Technology in the Federal Workplace Conference April 4 – 6, 2011

The HR Technology in the Federal Workplace Conference will take place April 4 – 6, 2011 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. Debuting in 2011, this is the only event delivering guidance on the range of technology options available to boost the efficiency of your agency’s HR operations. From telework and cloud computing,Read… Read more »

SXSW for the #Gov20 Crowd: Interesting Lessons and Takeaways So Far

In the spirit of sharing what I learned at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive (#SXSWi) Festival in Austin I’ve posted my notes from a few of the interesting sessions that I was able to attend. I live posted these over the course of the event to allow folks to share in the learning thatRead… Read more »

March 14 PublicForum Webinar Focuses on Action Engagement

“All Talk, No Action?” Using SMART Conversations® to Create Action Engagement A PublicForum WebinarMonday, 14 March, 7-8pm Eastern (New York)(60-minute webinar)$15 USD for Circle Club members$20 USD for non-members Register for this program at http://www.publicdecisions.com/publicforum_2011mar08.htmlRegistrants receive access to the session recording (a $20 USD value) and the program slide deck. Can we have too manyRead… Read more »

PMF and Pathways Programs: Reinventing the Old and Implementing the New- LIVE NOTES!

Sitting here at NAPA headquarters in the same room as OPM Director John Berry and many other influential people in government as well as education. Stay tuned for notes in an ongoing basis: Panel Discussion 1- Holding the Pathways Programs Accountable for the Future Leadership and Human Capital Needs of the Federal Gov “Pathways toRead… Read more »

Research and Best Practices eNewsletter

Research Federal Cloud Computing Strategy (02/08/2011) – Designed as a guide to help agencies move to a cloud computing environment. Strategy defines cloud computing, outlines the decision framework for cloud migration, cites case examples and resources, offers strategies on leveraging cloud computing, and identifies government roles and responsibilities for driving cloud adoption. http://ctovision.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Federal-Cloud-Computing-Strategy1.pdf Top MobileRead… Read more »

What Government Public Affairs Can Learn From Donald Trump

Mark Drapeau (Washington, DC) — Donald Trump is a master of public branding and marketing for himself and his eponymous business interests. While government doesn’t usually consider itself in the business of “marketing” itself, in reality, the Open Government movement is to some degree about publicizing data and information in order to get it toRead… Read more »

John Boehner’s Tech Innovation Wave Into The Speaker’s Chair

Stan Freck (Park City, UT) – The pace of technological change and adoption is increasing rapidly, and even relatively traditional fields like politics and government are not immune from such evolution. Here, I briefly review how the Internet has impacted modern high-profile political campaigns, and take a special look at how in 2010 Rep. JohnRead… Read more »