Posts Tagged: microsoft

Apps for Innovation – Two More Weeks Til Deadline

The Consumer Electronics Association’s “Apps for Innovation” contest for software application developers closes in two weeks, on Monday, December 14. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 and a free trip to the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 7-10, 2010, in Las Vegas. A second-place winner will receive $5,000, and a third-place winner will receiveRead… Read more »

Fear the Google, don’t fear the Google

I came back from a break to the missed news that Google has settled out of court in its clash with US Publishers over its Google Books project. Looking over last Friday’s news coverage in the UK what immediately struck me as someone who has an interest in the story was the repetition that GoogleRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.01.2009

Happy 4th of July eve, eve, eve … I just LOVE this holiday! I hope you all have fun family plans.Ok, maybe just ..fun plans? 🙂 Everyone was just very, very chatty today … great info (everyone is really really ready for the HOLIDAY!) I am having guests for part of a long week, andRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06302009

Well! I have missed you, and I hope you have missed me. I am just immersed in a project that is so personally satisfying that I can hardly tear myself away from it. It’s a Father’s Day present. My daddy is 80; a retired business executive, a politician, and always very involved politically. That generation?Read… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.25.2009

Yes, 06.25.2009 … I am running a bit behind. What with Farrah and Michael and Cap and Trade … what’s a girl to do? Oh, and I have a suggestion for our next GovLoop Project of the Week: Design a comprehensive, fool-proof way to rid my roses of Japanese Beetles … I can not tellRead… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week: Dean Halstead, Collaboration Architect, Microsoft Federal

Happy Father’s Day! Father’s Day is a day to remember, an opportunity to stop and honor our dads; this year, it also marks the beginning of summer – barbecuing on the 4th of July, sunny days at the park, or rainy nights at the pool (not to mention all that humidity and those special uninvitedRead… Read more »

Can technology improve driver behavior & create a cleaner environment?

By Kristin Bockius Originally posted on www.brightsidegovernment.com In the public sector, we have the opportunity to participate in many innovative programs that are beneficial to cities and citizens across the U.S. One such program involves what most of us do everyday – get on the road and drive. Ever wonder how a driver’s behavior canRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.14.09

Hello! Today’s tweet summary is very light. The hot topic seemed to be Crisis Camp, and @dlblack did a great job updating us. My favorite post was by @JackHolt “If you (fed agency) aren’t managing your social media and identity, someone else will.” And, if your agency is not, shoot me a note if youRead… Read more »