Posts Tagged: DorobekINSIDER

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 » get’s a makeover…what’s different? 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, gets a Makeover and What Innovators DON’T say

Decrypting Open Government, 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 »

Innovative DNA is…

How do you make innovation part of your DNA? Few people are born innovators — the type of people who can fly into an office and effortlessly mix everything up — in a good way. But that doesn’t mean you can’t become a master innovator. A new book “The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills… Read more »

Twitter goes to Court, Career Frameworks, SES Mobility and March Madness Brackets!

Twitter goes to Court, Career Tips from Frank Digiammarino, SES Mobility and March Madness Brackets! by GovLoop Insights Happy Tuesday… Happy Pi Day… yes, March 14… or 3.14… get it? And just so we all feel like we’re back in school again… Pi is is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of any Euclidean… Read more »

Measuring Metrics: How do you determine what’s worthwhile?

You get what you measure — that’s what they tell us, right? But online, you can measure just about everything. It can be overwhelming. Yet we know that better customer service… better agency performance… require that we measure. The Office of Management and Budget is now looking at federal agency Web metrics, and they’ve told… Read more »

Doing better with less with Code for America, Crafting your Innovator DNA and Measuring Metrics

Doing better with less with Code for America, Crafting your Innovator DNA and Measuring Metrics by GovLoop Insights On today’s program… Doing more with less… how about doing more and better with less. That may be possible. And we’ll blow your socks off. We’re going to talk to a person that Government Technology billed at… Read more »

Connecting to 22 million Veterans one click at a time…how the VA’s new media strategy could help your agency

Its an almost impossible task — reach out to, connect to, inform and empower the roughly 22 million veterans. But that’s exactly what the Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to do and they are using social media to make it happen. Brandon Friedman is the Director of Online Communication. Its a job that was… Read more »