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 »
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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 »
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 »
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.
It’s no secret that there are plenty of people out there who hate the government. Some are angry at a particular agency over a local issue (think Alaska and logging). Some are frustrated with the administration or Congress at any particular time. Some are anti-government in general. As if combating the negative stereotype of aRead… Read more »
Originally posted Wednesday 10/8 at http://cparente.wordpress.com: Last week I took part in a fascinating discussion around Government 2.0, i.e. the use of Web 2.0 tools by government agencies. I connected my client Scott Burns of GovDelivery with Mark Drapeau, who has made a name for himself locally by blogging on Government 2.0 on Mashable. MarkRead… Read more »
Please use this wiki as a central hub for government social media usage examples. Feel free to add/modify items to your heart’s content! URL is: www.government20bestpractices.pbwiki.com I have broken it down into three sections: Canadian Government, U.S. Government & Other (International).
An article in today’s Government Executive addresses a serious gap in the State Department’s diplomatic corps: If the State Department does not beef up its workforce, diplomatic programs will suffer and foreign policy will become more militarized, a new report warned. “Today, significant portions of the nation’s foreign affairs business simply are not accomplished,” statedRead… Read more »
We seem to be living in a 2.0 world, everything is a 2.0 something, and so it seems entirely natural to use the term Government 2.0. At least conceptually I think a good number of people who are reading this have a grasp of what this means, but I would like to try to goRead… Read more »
Note: This post is of my own personal opinion and is not endorsed or supported by any local, state, or federal government agency. I created this Really Simple Syndication (RSS) cheat sheet awhile back. I created the cheat sheet because people kept asking me how to create an RSS file from scratch and, to myRead… Read more »