Posts Tagged: book

Inspiring Things to Read, Follow, Watch and Listen

Taking a step back to gain some perspective can lead to clearer thinking or better ideas and is essential to personal and professional development. The best way to gain some perspective is to pursue lots of different subjects that interest you. Check out where we get our inspiration.

Anatomy of Book Content: Focus on Back Matter — Print and eBooks

ANATOMY OF BOOK CONTENT: FOCUS ON BACK MATTER –Print and eBooks With the formatting of eBooks, many back cover elements are missing when compared to traditional print paperback and hardcover books with jackets. . Some of these areas include jacket copy where a publisher would provide a description “About the Author” to establish the person… Read more »

A much-maligned engine of innovation

Gee the public center has value …who’d a thunk! Review of Debunking Public vs Private Sector Myths By Mariana Mazzucato Book review in the Financial Times (free registration required…worth a look see) http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/32ba9b92-efd4-11e2-a237-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2b2Q4KzJN Sandy

New female protective gear prototype

New female protective gear prototype, from the Washington DC Military Technology Examiner If you have ever had an opportunity to wear protective gear for military combat, you have a good idea just how much body protection in combat can actually conflict with the capability to defend and protect. The average soldier wears between 50 and… Read more »

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation, Washington DC Government Business Examiner About one-third of metropolitan Washington DC’s economy is involved in or related to the federal government. Generally, the Nation’s Capital and surrounding suburbs are comprised of the following business sectors: Biotech – Washington DC is a biotechnology magnet, which… Read more »

Government Books: Gifts You Can Open Again and Again

In this busy holiday season many are looking to simplify their lives and give more meaningful gifts. With many of us pitching in to buy retirement gifts for our fellow govies who are taking early out offers and the continued salary freeze for government salaries, our gift-giving budgets are tight. So if you are looking… Read more »

Like Steve Jobs, Government can “Think Different”

The following is the original version of a shorter post originally published on GPO’s Government BookTalk blog on October 11, 2011. On October 5, 2011, we lost one of America’s great geniuses of innovation, Apple’s founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. From the beginning, Steve Jobs seemed to “Think Different” than everyone else, which made Apple’s… Read more »

Book Review: Content Strategy for the WEB

http://briankseitz.wordpress.com/2011/09/06/book-review-content-strategy-for-the-web/ One of the missing elements in most Web projects these days is the creation and management of content. It’s as though teams think its enough to just put up a container and content will appear. During the past year I’ve watch multiple sites stood up with weeks of effort and then try to cram… Read more »