Posts Tagged: jobs

Government 2.0 Success Stories from the Front Lines

The Social Media Club of DC had a meeting dedicated to Government 2.0 Wednesday night. Unfortunately I was unable to attend, but my Strategic Communications Group colleague Bill Murray was there. Bill wrote up his thoughts, and I’m happy to post them here. Bill is very experienced in the b2g field, having formerly worked asRead… Read more »

Revolution Now – Gov 2.0 for the Local Sphere (from adrielhampton.com)

I’ve been intrigued by the possibilities of communications technologies since reading the Isaac Asimov Robot and Foundation books as a young teen. Asimov was a futurist without equal. His vision of the far future included the imagining of the Spacers, a first-wave of extraterrestrial settlers who had grown sedentary in reliance on robot servants. InRead… Read more »

The Public Manager – Special Issue

Alan Balutis, Director and Distinguished Fellow for CISCO’s Internet Business Solutions Group, distributed print copies of this special issue of The Public Manager yesterday at the Young Government Leader’s event on Web 2.0. In order to help him spread this message far and wide, I created the ebook below over at Calameo and wanted toRead… Read more »

Bureaucrat = Epithet

Is bureaucrat a bad word? At the risk of being labelled a heretic, my answer is an unequivocal “Yes!” Now before you lob your government issued ID badge at me, let me clarify. I’m not saying bureacrats are bad. I’m not even saying bureaucracy is bad, despite my allergy to it. What we are talkingRead… Read more »

Being a Good Citizen

Last Wednesday I did something that I don’t usually do. As my family sat down to dinner I placed my laptop on the kitchen counter so we could watch the debates while we ate our meatloaf. Of all the debates so far, I felt that this was the most important. So we sat and watchedRead… Read more »

Is micromanagement killing Generation X/Y?

This blog was originally published by John, the Chief Information Security Officer for Young Government Leaders, on the YGL website: http://www.younggovernmentleaders.org/blog.htm Is micromanagement killing generation X/Y? “The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them whileRead… Read more »

More on Clearances

Dead Men Working is touting a change to SCI clearance policies that may bode well for all of us Hyphenate-Americans out there. Okay, so I’m really a generic Irish/German/Something-American from the Midwest married to a former citizen of Kazakhstan, but I’m Russian by association. The point is that a lot of immigrants and their closeRead… Read more »

Government 2.0: Application Modernization

I’m interested in what steps government agencies are taking to modernize legacy applications. I understand that it’s a major issue on several public sector IT decision maker’s agendas, but would like to hear about progress, success stories, speed-bumps, etc.