Posts Tagged: microsoft

Sweet GovTweets 06.13.09

Happy Saturday! First Steve, I was so sorry to learn that your parents’ home was destroyed in the TN storms. If I can do anything for you here while you take care of them, please let me know. Today’s most RT’d post was “Candidate Obama Beat President Obama at Web 2.0” @JoeGermuska posted that heRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.12.09

Good afternoon! This is a little late today, we have been having storms. Well, truth be told, the storms had nothing to do with it 😉 Again today, the most RT’d post was “Army told not to block Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, etc.” Remember when soldiers played pool? My favorite tweet today was from @noneck: ah,Read… Read more »

Working Together for Child Welfare

Blog originally posted on www.brightsidegovernment.com By Bill O’Leary, Director of Health & Human Services, Microsoft The Obama administration, through the stimulus package has made Health IT a priority and a cornerstone of healthcare reform. The idea that information can be shared throughout the delivery chain has a great opportunity to produce cost savings in healthcare,Read… Read more »

President Obama Opens another Door with Data.gov

By Teresa Carlson, Microsoft Vice President of U.S. Federal Government Sales From http://www.futurefed.com We know the President is taking the Open Government Initiative seriously. He is driving his team to find news ways to open the doors of government and let the people in. The most recent example of dedication to an open government hasRead… Read more »

Does the White House Believe Social Media is too Noisy?

By Kristin Bockius, State & Local Government Social Media Marketing Manager Bright Side of Government blog My attention was caught this afternoon when I saw the headline, “White House Strives to Reduce Noise in Social Media Initiatives.” It was a blog post written by Mitch Wagner at InformationWeek. Could it be true that the AdministrationRead… Read more »

Microsoft’s “Brightside of Government” Viral Video Campaign Worth Checking Out

Microsoft State and Local has launched a viral video campaign that is worthy of noting. The point of the campaign is to have state and local government IT employees upload creative video testimonials about how they used technology to help save money and further the mission of their agency — isn’t that what it’s allRead… Read more »

Microsoft FutureFed: Gov 2.0 – What does it mean to the Federal Government?

Amid the excitement and flurry surrounding a new administration, Federal agencies and workers must remember the call for transparency and accountability. To do so, they must understand and embrace the concept of “Gov 2.0.” Like Web 2.0, taking advantage of Internet technology and Web design, Gov. 2.0 will, according to the Wikipedia definition, “enhance creativity,Read… Read more »

Microsoft FutureFed: Who will be the new Federal CTO?

The speculation is heating up about who President-elect Obama will choose for the nation’s first federal chief technology officer, particularly since it looks like one of the frontrunners – Julius Genachowski – has been nominated to be Obama’s FCC chairman. That leaves other close insiders as strong potential candidates for the post. Persons like VivekRead… Read more »