Posts Tagged: Project of the Week

Project of the Week: myCharlotte Mobile Application

Lots of cities are transforming their websites into mobile-ready versions or going with an app that makes it easier for citizens to get key information faster. I learned about Charlotte, North Carolina’s myCharlotte Mobile App a few weeks ago and wanted to learn more about it. So I reached out to GovLooper Shawn Proffitt to… Read more »

Project of the Week: Telework Solutions

GovLoop is proud to have Microsoft as one of its 2011 Premiere Partners. This week, we’re highlighting their Telework Solutions. You can learn more below from our interview with Martin Isaksen, a Federal Technologist at Microsoft. 1. What is Microsoft’s take on Telework? Isaksen: These are exciting times for the nearly 2 million federal civilian… Read more »

Project of the Week: NCDOT Improvement

This week’s Project of the Week is brought to you by one of GovLoop’s 2011 Major Partners, SAP Public Services. As the year continues they will continue to be present on GovLoop to help educate and mobilize your agency. Dr. GovLoop recently caught wind of a great project SAP conducted to get North Carolina’s Department… Read more »

Project of the Week: Community.SBA.gov

I learned a few week ago that the Small Business Administration (SBA) had launched a new community for small business owners, so I asked them a few questions about it. Below are their responses. 1 – Tell me about the new SBA Community project. What is the concept behind it? What does it entail? The… Read more »

Project of the Week: NHSC Received Recognition for Focus on Program Customer Satisfaction

I was fortunate enough to attend a great event hosted by the Department of Interior’s Federal Consulting Group (FCG) entitled 2011 Government Customer Satisfaction Forum. During this event, FCG unveiled the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) annual results for the Federal Government and recognized the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in the Bureau of Clinician… Read more »

Project of the Week: GSA’s Federal Cloud Computing Program

Government Rockstar Mary Davie has been posting Projects of the Week for some time now…but this is the first time I’ve been able to catch up with her after she started her new role as GSA’s Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS). Below is a quick Q&A that highlights GSA’s efforts… Read more »

Project of the Week: Clear the Air Utah – Drive Less, Breathe Better!

Last week, Andre Blackman reported on an initiative in Salt Lake City called “Clear the Air.” Truth be told, he beat me to the punch! I had interviewed Kate Lilja just a few weeks prior and couldn’t wait to post this Project of the Week…and Andre’s post affirmed the fact that this is an effort… Read more »

Project of the Week: EPA’s Children’s Health Month (October)

As many of you know, my wife and I had our first son back in March of this year. The guy is already crawling and chattering away…and he’s already picked up his first couple colds. So I installed a gate in our home this past weekend and we’re obviously looking for ways to minimize the… Read more »

Project of the Week: Open Colorado

In honor of our Denver GovUp coming up tomorrow evening, GovLoop wanted to shine a spotlight on a sweet project coming out of the Rocky Mountains called Open Colorado. Launched just a couple months ago by Colorado Smart Communities, Open Colorado “seeks to give a way into the wealth of government data…drawing on the expertise… Read more »

Project of the Week: Challenge.gov

1. What is Challenge.gov and what was the impetus for the project?Challenge.gov is a platform which allows federal agencies to post challenges, and at the same time, allows the public to find challenges. The impetus: In a March 8, 2010 memorandum, OMB Deputy Director for Management Jeffrey Zients provided legal guidance on the use of… Read more »