Posts Tagged: Next Generation of Government Summit


Early Navigation When I discovered GovLoop 5 years ago, I had no idea that it would become one of my favorite communities on the web.  As a government outsider, I stumbled onto GovLoop as a graduate student navigating the changing Presidential Management Fellowship application process in the fall of 2010. It was one of theRead… Read more »

Finally a Conference for Me… and for YOU: NGGS

I love conferences. No seriously, I do. They give you the chance to hear from amazing people, learn new things, and meet awesome people! In my short time working full time after college, I’ve attended my share of amazing conferences, but now there’s one for young people like me..and like you. Young Govie? Just startingRead… Read more »

Learning Lessons from Senior Leaders (in 140 Characters or Less)

Career Conversations panel with Jim Williams (former GSA) and Lisa Schlosser (EPA), with awesome facilitation by Jeremy Rissi. For best results, read from the bottom up! nextgengovt: RT @ClearedJobsNet: get to know each other, emulate good leaders, know your leaders, don’t gossip & read about leadership as per Lisa Schlosser#ngg10 2 minutes ago via TweetDeckRead… Read more »

Dirty Dozen: 12+ Issues Impacting IT Transformation

Live blogging the “Transforming IT” session – Dan Munz from GSA and Tiffany Smith from State Department. The audience is sharing some of their issues with using innovative tech, including: 1. Centralizing #Gov20 policy – can we get one uber policy that covers all agencies and expedites moving forward? 2. Big barrier = security. HowRead… Read more »

Coolest Canadian Ever: Nick Charney’s Path to Public Service

Nick Charney up now: Background – Gave up his career in NHL while his team was on clear path to Stanley Cup – Outlined the STARK contrast between former and current career (awesome Prezi slides forthcoming) Tips – Be introspective, get perspective – Fight back, but there’s a difference b/t raising your fist in protestRead… Read more »

OPM’s Matt “Government Cool Again” Collier: Dreaming Big, Kicking Butt

Blogging live from Next Generation of Gov’t Summit. Kick-off speaker is Matt Collier, head of OPM’s “Making Government Cool Again” initiative. Some notes: Background – Started out wanting to be a pilot – Interned in a congressional office, then worked at Homeland Security – Went to Stanford, swore he’d never return to DC – TappedRead… Read more »

Retro Flashback: Next Generation Government Will Be Mobile

One year ago, I published a post entitled “Next Generation Government: Mobile, Measurable and Malleable.“ As the Next Generation of Government Summit fast approaches, I thought I’d dust off this blog post and play it again to spark discussion in advance of the event. I’m going to run it as a series – breaking itRead… Read more »

Smile! You’re on GovLoop Camera? (Yes, Win Tix to NextGenGovSummit!)

Originally published in Government Technology Jun 7, 2010, By Russell Nichols, Staff Writer The future leaders of government have a passion for public service and know how to navigate the Web to stay connected in ways that couldn’t be done a decade ago. That’s the philosophy of Steve Ressler, (pictured) founder and president of GovLoop,Read… Read more »

Watch out…Here Comes the Next Generation of Government

Here Comes the Next Generation of Government…(Learn more 7/6-7/7) The next generation of government is coming. And it’s coming fast. I’ve been following these changes since I came to work to the federal government in 2004 fresh out of University of Pennsylvania on a Department of Homeland Security fellowship. As the son of a careerRead… Read more »