Hurricane Harvey is not the first opportunity for social media to play an integral part in emergency communication channels, but it is the most recent and, possibly, most widespread case.
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Maybe you don’t know where to start, or what to share. Maybe you don’t have a robust communications department. Whatever the reason, I’ve compiled these quick tips to help you tell better stories. I focus on tech, but these tips apply to all of government.
We all have seen of or heard of differences between how it is in the public or private sectors. Let’s see some of the similarities between the two.
Learning professionals in government should not let a treasure like the library go to waste.
Providing important information to the public is the primary goal of most government websites. Until recently, that often meant large amounts of text, few images, and troves of hard-to-navigate information. However, advancing technology has provided agencies with a way to creatively and inventively share data with citizens without sacrificing the messages they are trying to convey. From cleaner,… Read more »
Like all the other things we have to maintain in life – our cars, our diets, our checkbooks – maintaining an image takes time and talent. It doesn’t just happen and it doesn’t involve only one strategy.
NASA wants to concentrate its limited resources on deep-space exploration and cede lower-Earth orbit to a burgeoning commercial space sector. Achieving these two goals requires transformational change.
Evidence shows there are positive outcomes from friending coworkers, but the risks outweigh the benefits for some, and that is why it’s okay to deny online friendships with your coworkers.
The silo effect is something we have all probably felt within our organizations, but we can also feel it within the communities we work in. Joining a nonprofit board is a strategic and beneficial way to bridge that gap and improve connectivity.
Millennials are sometimes referred to as the “look down” generation. The assumption is no matter the time or place, our eyes are fixed on a hand-held device. And this comes at a great risk, as some do this while driving, jeopardizing pedestrians and other drivers’ safety. Hearing these stories, parents shake their heads and wonder… Read more »