Posts Tagged: govgirl

Tonight’s Special Guest on #localgovchat: Reno’s Kristy ‘GovGirl’ Fifelski

Fifelski’s most recent vlog on the ‘searchification’ of of government websites We are excited to have Kristy Fifelski, @kristyfifelski, web manager for the City of Reno and creator of, as our special guest tonight on #localgovchat. Kristy manages the award-winning website and employee intranet by day and recently began an exciting new videoRead… Read more »

‘Searchify’ Government Websites

Sounds like a Harry Potter spell, but the trend is to ‘Searchify’ government websites. Sites like (hackathon designs),, (currently in beta), and (in a way) all focus on search in a bold way. In this video, I discuss why. Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code Original post atRead… Read more »

What’s your favorite laptop for conferences?

Is the iPad sufficient? I’ve had trouble finding the perfect laptop solution for government conferences and training activities, as an attendee or speaker. Finding something tiny and portable was easy enough, but like Tim the Toolman Taylor, I just needed more power! I saw an article on for the HP Pavilion dm1 a whileRead… Read more »

Video: New Website Takes Risks

As Andy Krzmarzick wrote in his post, the website re-launched today with a dramatic new look and new features. What do you think of their bold new focus on ‘Search’? They say that’s what most visitors did on their old site, so they took it to the extreme in this rendition. Another interesting elementRead… Read more »

10 toolbar extensions for government

Check out 10 cool toolbar extensions for government! Watch the video below for Kristy’s take on why these extensions rock, and find quick download links at the bottom. Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code Quick links to download the toolbar extensions on this page: