Posts Tagged: DorobekINSIDER

Lie on your resume? Is Linkedln more honest?

A new study says people are less likely to lie about big things on resumes they post on the professional network LinkedIn compared with traditional resumes. The study, from researchers at Cornell University, says people are actually more deceptive about their interests and hobbies — things that are more difficult to verify. Jamie Guillory is… Read more »

Using Virtual Worlds to Solve Real World Problems…Like Making Bridges Safer

The National Highway Administration is using Virtual World technology to prevent bridges from collapsing. The Virtual Bridge Compter Based Training puts students in a 3-D graphically enriched environment to check a bridge’s conditions. The virtual world simulates real life bridge defects without putting the students in real world danger. Meredith Perkins is a Senior Instructional… Read more »

The Yelp for gov’t healthcare, Ranking state’s transparency and using virtual worlds to save real world bridges

The Yelp for gov’t healthcare, Ranking state’s transparency and using virtual worlds to save bridges by GovLoop Insights Tuesday March 27, 2012: Happy Tuesday… We have to start out with the historic debate at the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday over the health care bill — the first of three days of talks. The Washington Post… Read more »

Cyberwar – hype or reality? The end of CSIOs? and the future of Virtual Worlds

Cyberwar – hype or reality? The end of CSIOs? and the future of Virtual Worlds by GovLoop Insights On today’s show Monday March 26, 2012. It’s a busy week for the DorobekINIDER… Wednesday is Federal Computer Week’s annual Fed 100 Awards gala… some really remarkable winners this year. Here’s the link to the full list…. Read more »

It’s not outer space…but it is a Virtual World

Virtual Words, they sound like something out of Star Trek. But the technologies are really making a difference in the way you do your job. Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Department are using virtual worlds to treat retuning soldiers with PTSD. The technology allows the soldiers to relieve their battlefield experience in a safe and… Read more »

Is your Chief Security Information Officer really necessary?

Is your Chief Security Information Officer really necessary? That’s the questions being posed by some state and local governments who are looking for ways to cut budgets and save costs. Hord Tipton is the executive director at ISC2. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER show that the CSIO’s duties are in large part being… Read more »

Pay freezes, job cuts, retirement changes, all possibilities in the Republican Budget Proposal

Pay freezes, job cuts, retirement changes, all possibilities in the Republican Budget Proposal by GovLoop Insights Welcome to GovLoop Insights Issue of the Week with Chris Dorobek… where each week, our goal is to find an issue — a person — an idea — then helped define the past 7-days… and we work to find… Read more »

Is the new Republican budget proposal a broken record? Cuts, Cuts, Cuts?

House GOP leaders are confident that Congressman Paul Ryan’s 2013 budget will pass the House. The bill calls for an additional 2 percent cuts to the President’s budget proposal and would extended the federal pay freeze to 2015. But, Politico begs the question, “Did no one learn anything from last summer? Did 2011 not happen?”… Read more »