2020 sounds futuristic and far away, but it’s actually only five years from now. And in government, where things happen fairly slowly, it’s high time we start making our predictions on the status quo of the government just a bit down the road. William Eggers, Director for Public Sector Research at Deloitte, spoke with Christopher… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Digital
Back in 1595, Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” And just like Romeo and Juliet discovered a name or (last name in their case) can carry a lot of meaning – even a mission. The same is true for government agencies. The name of the agency acts in many ways as the mission statement. The… Read more »
Last August, when the U.S. Digital Services was announced, I wrote a blog post with 7 Ideas for the USDS. Yesterday, the White House announced in their 2016 budget a $100M program to expand digital services teams into 25 agencies. This is quite an impressive proposal and it also follows my first general tip for… Read more »
When they take attendance in the digital career domain, can you say “present?” I can’t—yet. But, as we decide how to package our skills, knowledge and experience for a digital world, we can help each other get there. The traditional resume was on life support in the previous installment of this post. The inevitable will… Read more »
Nominations are open for the Shorty Awards, which celebrates innovative and creative content on social media—including the best in government and politics. Dubbed the “Oscars of social media,” the Shorty Awards recognize winners in categories that change from year to year as social media trends come and go. For several years, some variation on the Best in Government and… Read more »
How smart and savvy is your government agency on social media? Has it staked out a strong social presence in cyberspace, or is it more like a meandering dinosaur in Jurassic times? It should be evident by now that all public sector agencies need to strategically leverage social media in the 21st century Digital Age… Read more »
The vocabulary and language that I used in the military was not the same as my fellow Veteran of current day.
One of the interesting questions often raised in regard to digital transformation initiatives is actually how “transformational” the initiative really is. Does the initiative truly create transformational change to the business model, process, product and/or service, or is it more of an incremental value-add?
Today, GovLoop hosted an event, The Citizen and the Government – How they Connect. The event was designed to help government employees understand how they can leverage digital tools to engage with citizens. For our final keynote presentation, GovLoop welcomed Dr. Alissa Johnson, the deputy chief information officer (DCIO) for the Office of Administration in… Read more »
By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery There are a few basic components that anyone can leverage when beginning to develop the framework for their digital engagement strategy or evaluate an existing one. This blog series will go into each of these basics reviewed in our webinar on Stakeholder Engagement in Federal Government to provide… Read more »