Best Practices 2010: The New Face of Value. is now available in a PDF version. Best Practices is a collaborative document that is put out annually on a specific topic of interest to government libraries and includes content submitted by government librarians and community leaders with an interest in government libraries. The 2010 edition includesRead… Read more »
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Currently I am working on a project to complete an assessment on how well our Procurement Organization is doing in the area of Contract Administration. A simultaneous project is exploring the duties of the COTR. I would love to hear folks best practices and ideas of measuring the effectiveness of Contract Administration by the COs.
One of the aspects of living in the D.C. area that I love the most is being able to work with the many wonderful organizations and individuals that are dedicated to helping and providing service to those brave men and women who sacrifice so much for their country – I am truly appreciative of theRead… Read more »
Street-level innovations in mobile money are sparking advanced, mobile banking business plans… a catalyst for providers of banking and telecommunications to reach the remaining 3-or-so billion humans who don’t own a mobile phone (1 in 2 of us, roughly). The personal, convenient nature of mobile phones – which, according to Jan Chipchase, Nokia’s chief usabilityRead… Read more »
President Obama has filled two vital leadership posts in the US Department of Commerce, announcing the appointment of a new Under Secretary for International Trade, and a new Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration and head of the Bureau of Industry and Security. Eric L. Hirschhorn, the nominee for Under Secretary of Commerce forRead… Read more »
The State Department visualizes data, the FBI has an app for that, the First Lady offers prizes to get kids moving, and the Department of Homeland Security sniffs out a unique mobile application, all in this week’s version of the Rock Creek Roundup. –Earlier this week, the State Department, in conjunction with the University ofRead… Read more »
Dear Govies, Imagine if your neighborhood and every neighborhood in America had a network like this that connected the people who live work and serve (Like Program Coordinators and Police Officers) in the neighborhood and made it possible to communicate and collaborate to improve quality of life and solve problems. What if you could makeRead… Read more »
Aneesh Chopra, White House CTO, gave the keynote this morning. While the event was not captured on video, I did bring my FlipCam, got some b-roll, and talked to Adobe’s Rob Pinkerton (the main sponsor) about Aneesh’s remarks. Check it out here.
February 10, 2010 There is a recent article in the New York Times addressing whether or not officers and command staff accurately recorded crime data. The article by William Rashbaum states: “More than a hundred retired New York Police Department captains and higher-ranking officers said in a survey that the intense pressure to produce annualRead… Read more »
The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2010 NAGW National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, September 22-24. NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share knowledge and ideas and present on new technologies and trends that will allow attendees to return to their offices with fresh ideasRead… Read more »