Posts Tagged: DorobekINSIDER

What’s the Most Creative Use of Old Government Equipment You’ve Seen?

A couple weeks ago, the General Services Administration (GSA) released a bulletin offering guidance to agencies on acceptable ways to repurpose and recycle old government technology. I started another discussion around it last week and we invited GSA’s Jan Dobbs to come on our GovLoop Insights podcast show with Chris Dorobek so that we could… Read more »

Shifting federal mobility, ACT-IAC gets a new look and smartphone security, what you need to know!

Shifting federal mobility, ACT-IAC gets a new look and smartphone security, what you need to know! by GovLoop Insights Happy Monday — I hope you had a good weekend.And I’ve had a bunch of people ask me about the new iPad. I don’t have it… YET. Yes, it was supposed to be delivered Friday, but…… Read more »

ACT-IAC gets a makeover — retools mission — what you need to know…

ACT-IAC is shaking things up. The government-business partnership will focus more squarely on how they tackle business challenges. IAC Chair Jim Beaupre and ACT chairman Marie Davie told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program why the council is looking to make changes now. ACT-IAC talks with Chris Dorobek by cdorobek What other changes do you… Read more »

Hacking the hacktivist: The inside scoop on how Anonymous works

Hacking the hacktivist: The inside scoop on how Anonymous works by GovLoop Insights 2011 may very well be the year of Anonymous — the hactivist group took down the Justice Department website, Stratfor, mastercard, defense contractor Vanguard and even the Vatican. Their reach is impressive…and even more so when you consider how Anonymous runs. The… Read more »

Into the Unknown: What an Anonymous attack looks like

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has been a persistent pain to government agencies and private companies alike for the past few years; after a 2011 full of attacks, that trend doesn’t appear to be slowing. To learn more about how Anonymous works, we spoke with Rob Rachwald, Director of Security Strategy at Imperva. Attacks by Anonymous are… Read more »

The polarizing power of open government — could ambiguity be the culprit?

Take out your shades because its Sunshine week. The annual event is aimed at making the government more open and transparent. But what does it mean to be open and transparent? The terms are a bit ambiguous…and we all know ambiguity can be polarizing…especially in politics. So we set out to get some clarity on… Read more »

Regulation.gov get’s a makeover…what’s different?

Regulations.gov goes live…again. The eRulemaking Program team says this update is the first installment in a series of website developments scheduled for this year. The substantial redesign aims to effectively relaunch the site to meet the goals in the President’s Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review Executive Order. John Moses is the Director at EPA’s Collection… Read more »

Decrypting Open Government, Regulations.gov gets a Makeover and What Innovators DON’T say

Decrypting Open Government, Recovery.gov gets a Makeover and What Innovators DON’T say by GovLoop Insights So do you have an elevator pitch for your organization’s mission? Could you do it in one minute? Can you make strategy fun? Dave McClure, the associate administrator of GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology, has created a… Read more »

The Digital Age Pressures Courts to get with the Times

Technology and the courts are clashing in a big way. At the same time that we see court systems trying to take advantage of technology to increase transparency, we also see that same technology eroding the process. Karen Eltis, a professor at the University of Ottawa Law School and author of Courts, Litigants and the… Read more »