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You may not be aware of it, but your biases could be effecting your agility in the workplace.
Many agencies struggle with leveraging agility to better engage their citizens. Check out what these experts have to say about how your agency can stay agile while efficiently updating the web and citizen services.
We’re always trying to find balance, whether it’s with work-life balance or that yoga pose you’ve been trying to nail for weeks. There needs to be a happy medium for all these things and government IT, too. Conventional and agile IT working together to create harmony is the goal for government agencies. And by leveraging... Read more »
I am attending the Florida Sterling Council's Annual Conference in Orlando next week as a Sterling Examiner going into my fourth year. Sterling is the Florida Governor’s version of the nationally recognized Malcom Baldrige Presidential program; they are not-for-profit and serve both public and private entities. Both programs are dedicated to improving the performance of... Read more »
What is the secret sauce for creating an innovation culture in your agency? Successful inventions often spring from the minds of individual inventors – we often think of Thomas Edison at the classic inventor. But successful innovation is a team sport, according to a new Harvard Business Review article by a team of researchers –... Read more »
Some small business owners have been slow to realize many of the practices they were schooled on by the past generation are no longer viable in the age of the Internet. Often the difference between making it and breaking it as an independent business is by employing lean modern methods to limit the needless overhead... Read more »
Some of you will remember an earlier blog post about the webconference that Elena Rapisardi and I convened, in January, 2010, among people in Virginia, New Orleans, Boston, Italy (University of Ferrara campus) and in Dublin, with the generous assistance of Management Concepts staff. Elena, a member of the GovLoop community, continues her groundbreaking efforts... Read more »
Virtualize our Tax Dollars! If you were one of the more than 6 million daily readers of the “USAToday” on Feb. 16, 2011, you were probably as horrified as I was to learn that prisoners in U.S. jails stole more than $39.1 million in IRS refunds in one year. I was especially agitated having just... Read more »
I'm live-blogging today's sessions at the Gov2.0 L.A. City Camp. Our twitter hashtag is #gov20la, and since I'm live-blogging this post is necessarily incomplete. Please check back next week for the edited version with more links, plus video, audio, etc. Second Life Founder Cory Ondrejka is the lead-off speaker and riffing on the importance of... Read more »