Posts Tagged: DorobekINSIDER

Making Little Bets Count — One Small Project at a Time

We’re thrilled to bring you a special edition of the DorobekINSIDER today. Chris Dorobek is out of the DorobekINSIDER offices hosting the Acquisition Excellence 2012 Conference. The event is being put on the by GSA and ACT-IAC. But we couldn’t leave you hanging. So we’ve put together a highlight reel from our latest Book Club… Read more »

The Government News You Need In 120 Seconds – March 28

The stories that impact your life… your government world in 120-seconds… 0328 NEWSCAST by cdorobek The House is once again at a standstill on the highway bill, just days before federal funding would be shut off and Congress skips town for its two-week recess. Politico reports that Republicans pulled a bill that would have provided… Read more »

Frank’s Career Corner, Diversity Hiring at your agency and do you lie on your resume? What about Linkedin?

Frank’s Career Corner, Diversity Hiring at your agency and do you lie on your resume, Linkedin? by GovLoop Insights On today’s program for Wednesday March 28th, 2012. Are you happy in your career? Yes — happy and career can go together. Frank DiGiammarino will walk us through the first step of the career framework. Diversity… Read more »

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 »