Posts Tagged: Oklahoma

States See New Model For Project Planning, Purchasing

How do you make sure that every project in your state or organization is working towards an overall mission in the most efficient and cost effective way? Alex Pettit, CIO of the State of Oklahoma, talks with Chris Dorobek of the DorobekINSIDER about the need for enterprise architecture when strategically planning the high level goals… Read more »

Friday Fab Five: Vanishing Pensions, Sting Operations, and the Wisdom of Crowds

It’s time to “take 5” for the… Friday Fab 5! We had a busy week here on the site. Lots of great content and even more great comments! I wish we could recognize them all, but alas, we only have the time to highlight a few. So without further ado… Today’s Blog of the Week… Read more »

Week 5 College Football Viewer’s Guide – from the Hokie Guru, Your Bureaucrat on Sports (only on GovLoop)

Happy Friday!! And yes, the federal government is still open… we’re on a continuing resolution. Be ready for an epic blog post. Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Bowls Meet Al Capone? Most of us feel bad for the little guy, Boise State. Fact is, they are one of the best teams in the country and deserve… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – 2009 AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Selected Week 1 Picks

It’s finally here!!! Everyone remain calm. Okay, the Hokie Guru told you to remain calm. That was classic… the Hokie Guru will always remember Kevin Bacon’s first movie… By the way, the great thing about the first weekend of college football is that it’s played ALL weekend long… through Labor Day… which most of us… Read more »

The Hokie Guru (Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports)… The Big 12 College Football Preview!!

Happy Monday!! Hope everyone had a good weekend. We’ve had a lot about those Central Intelligence Agency Inspector General (IG) reports on the abuse inside the secret prisons. If you don’t know about the role of an IG, well, essentially it’s the interal auditing arm of the federal government agency. Here is more about the… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Championship Week Picks

The Hokie Guru cannot overstate the importance of the Combined Federal Campaign; he addressed this effort last week. We have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday season and the Hokie Guru encourages everyone to contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign (or the charity of your choice). Everytime the Hokie Guru thinks he… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Ohio State – Michigan Week (and other picks)

The rich tradition, the power, the suspense… yes, it’s Virginia Tech vs. Duke week… the Hokies will be Runnin’ with the Devil!! Oh yeah, it’s Ohio State/Michigan week, too, GovLoopers!!! Friends, relatives, spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, etc. will war with each other this week!! What do we want to do? We want to make some picks……. Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Selected Week 2 Picks

Welcome to the Hokie Guru’s Preview of the Associated Press Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Week 2 picks. Readers, last week, the Hokie Guru (HG) was on!! He was freakin’!! Yep, last week the HG picked the big upset, Alabama over Clemson. The HG’s record was a stellar 19-3 (and the HG rightfully had… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on College Sports – Ranking the Big 12 Football Bowl Subdivision Teams

Don’t forget about GovLoop’s membership drive. Get us to 1000 members by the end of August. And then enjoy some Starbucks coffee (or Diet Mountain Dew). Labor Day, one of the 2008 Federal Holidays, is fast approaching. This all means that college football is right around the corner. The first game is on August 28,… Read more »