Posts Tagged: North

Want to Attract Bright, Young Candidates? Treat Them Like It

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. -Indira Gandhi I have a friend who works for Google. He wakes up every morning greeted by Google transportation that will bring him to work. He… Read more »

The Challenge of Documenting Social Media Activity

It’s human nature to try to record life despite its inevitable transience. This innate desire becomes ever more apparent with the connection (or disconnection?) between social media and records management. Many enjoyed the ephemeral nature of Twitter and Facebook, and this non-permanence was one of the biggest drivers for their use. However, for companies and… Read more »

How NORAD tracked Santa Around the Globe Christmas Eve

Now Playing: Avaya Tech Talk #002 – NORAD Santa – This week Guy covers the history of the 57 year old NORAD tradition of tracking Santa around the globe Christmas Eve. Please click arrow below to play: Share: Facebook Twitter Download Transcript: Good day all! Guy Clinch here, advocate for the government customer in Avaya’s… Read more »

Can Video Increase Military Coordination Between Nations?

Keeping the lines of communication and collaboration open between these nations and their militaries is a struggle under the best of conditions. However, the ongoing economic situation is impacting each and every member nation to some degree and at some level. This means that budgets need to be cut, every cent needs to be accounted… Read more »

2011 Frozen Four Preview from the Hokie Guru, your Govloop Bureaucrat on Sports

Good evening from the Twin Cities, Govloopers. The clock is running out on the latest continuing resolution (the Guru rarely, well never links to the Washington Times, but this is a pretty good story). Make sure you stick around Govloop for all the latest coverage. Frozen Four Preview Two huge games much later today… let’s… Read more »

Supporters Rock-North Carolina Implements Microsoft IT Academy in All Public Schools

North Carolina and Microsoft announced yesterday that North Carolina will be the first state in the nation to implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools throughout the state. The program provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college. The hope is that these skills will prepare… Read more »

Software Product Launch: Where’s True North?

Software developers reach a point, when poised to launch a new-generation product, where The Launch takes on a life of its own. A well-oiled, buttoned-down enterprise with a market-killer under wraps observes one day that no one department or team can objectively step in and lead the product to Launch Day. Girded with its own… Read more »

Employment Opportunity with Cabarrus County

Employment Opportunity with Cabarrus County located in Concord North Carolina This new position was approved in preparation for a complete overhaul of our Internet site. New design will incorporate collaboration tools and social media to provide essential information and services to our constituents. Cabarrus County Employment Application TITLE: IIS/SharePoint Administrator POSITION NUMBER: 1810007 DEPARTMENT: Information… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on College Sports – Ranking the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Bowl Subdivision Teams

Readers, the Hokie Guru is taking a corporate income tax course this summer (over four weeks) and the intensity is incredible. The Hokie Guru needs this course so that he can convert to the GS-511 Auditor job series. As a result, my blog posts may be a bit more infrequent, but the Hokie Guru will… Read more »