Posts Tagged: new

One of the Hottest Tickets in Washington DC – World Green Energy Symposium, June 21, 2012

The nation’s capital will play host to the world’s top sustainable energy experts from both the public and the private sector who will provide information on policies, case studies, innovative products, contracting and funding opportunities. The economic opportunities and the power of new energy will be unveiled in Washington, DC on June 21st at theRead… Read more »

New Jersey of Challenge of Federal Mandate Raises Public Administration Questions

By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant Plans by the state of New Jersey announced by Governor Chris Christie yesterday to defy federal law raises some interesting questions about the balance of power between the states and federal government. This standoff however is not about the Affordable Care Act, but about a 1992 federal ban on sportsRead… Read more »

Back to the Frontier and Expansive Growth?

When I think of the frontier, I picture Westward-Ho wagon trains with settlers and supplies, or prospectors in the gold fields of California. However, the domestic frontier has been ‘closed’ for about a century. The frontier offered an environment of unlimited opportunity, participants with a variety of viewpoints and backgrounds, and plenty of raw materialsRead… Read more »

Don’t Wait – Early Bird Conference Registration for the Gov Web & New Media Conference ENDS 2/3/12

Attend the year’s most comprehensive, relevant conference for your job. Early-bird pricing for the annual Government Web and New Media Conference ends Friday, February 3, 2012. Our 2011 conference SOLD OUT early, so don’t miss out – register today! Event Details:Date: Wednesday–Thursday, May 16–17, 2012Place: Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DCCost: Early Bird registration $325.00 (after FebruaryRead… Read more »

Must A Leader be Brave?

We have an image of leaders – whether it is John Wayne leading a charge in combat, or JFK declaring to the world the USA will put a man on the moon by the end of that decade, or Steve Jobs radically changing established market segments like music, telecom, and computers with new technology. Traditionally,Read… Read more »

Pinterest for Government

Lately, there has been a site called Pinterest that has skyrocketed in popularity. The basic concept behind Pinterest is an online pinboard; a virtual space for sharing images from all over the web based on specific themes. It’s a way to discover new ideas and get inspired. People use it for home remodeling, wedding planning,Read… Read more »