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Government Needs to hire 270,000 workers in three years

Chris Parente originally posted this story in the telework group. But, I am one who is pushing for more teleworkers, so I thought I would also post it here. As I read that story, I kept thinking of this part, >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> “The nation’s unsettled economy and high unemployment rate may ease the government’s task,Read… Read more »

Open Government Lives!

I have a great (part-time) job. I run my town’s PEG (Public, Education, Government) cable TV station. After struggling to stay on the air with antiquated equipment and no money as a volunteer for the last four years, I was able to completely rebuild our station here in Ringwood, NJ this year as a contractor.Read… Read more »

Crazy Crazy UNproductive day!

Oh what a bad day! Let’s see. First I almost was hit by a crazy truck driver who wanted to move back and forth between lanes in rush hour traffic. (I really need to telework) Then I get to work and my CAC pin does not work. Now let’s examine this for a moment. ItRead… Read more »

Please Comment on Our [NARA] New Strategic Plan

I am posting this with the permission of the NARA staff person who sent it to me. Patrice McDermott National Archives and Records Administration 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, Maryland 20740-6001 Friends, The National Archives and Records Administration is updating our Strategic Plan, Preserving the Past to Protect the Future: The Strategic Plan of theRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.25.2009

Yes, 06.25.2009 … I am running a bit behind. What with Farrah and Michael and Cap and Trade … what’s a girl to do? Oh, and I have a suggestion for our next GovLoop Project of the Week: Design a comprehensive, fool-proof way to rid my roses of Japanese Beetles … I can not tellRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.23.2009

Good evening, I have been working on this summary on and off all day …can we say l.o.q.u.a.c.i.o.u.s.? I had to cut out the posts that were Word – For – Word tweets of conferences. I believe Pam is going to look at posting these; but as for Sweet GovTweets …if you are posting 60Read… Read more »

Next Generation Government: Mobile, Measurable, Malleable

On Tuesday, June 16, I had the opportunity to serve on a panel for the 2009 Symantec Government Symposium in Washington, DC, under the title Next Generation Government. Special “shout out” to moderator Tom Temin of Federal News Radio and fellow panelists Chris Kemp (Chief Information Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration), John Schueler (NewRead… Read more »

The government wants change. Will they bring in the right cultural experts to make it happen?

NOTE: This is my column from my Women’s Entrerepreneur column that I write for the DC Examiner. This and past columns can be found at Last week I attended an Excellence in Government breakfast at the National Press Club. The panel spoke on “Human Capital” and the future of civil service. Allow me toRead… Read more »

Disruptive Thinking

I was just interviewed for a co-worker’s clearance update. As the investigator read through the questions I was surprised to find myself thinking, “I am so screwed.” And that was a shock! I’ve had a security clearance for most of my adult life. I’m a card carrying conservative (fiscally anyhow.) But the questions are soRead… Read more »

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The Dark Side of Web 2.0

We have to get involved in Web 2.0! Hurry, we have to start planning for our rollout strategy for Web 3.0, whatever the hell that is. Or maybe we have to stop and think about things a bit. Social networks are fun, conferring with our peers can be enlightening and informative. However a major questionRead… Read more »