Posts Tagged: Sector

Three Social Media Lessons for the Public Sector from the Newspaper Industry

I started my career in newspapers – first as a reporter and then later as managing editor for the Newspaper Association of America – and then, after the newspaper industry imploded, I moved onto government contracting, helping agencies with their outreach and communications functions. The dramatic marketplace changes that the newspaper industry faced in the… Read more »

2014 Data Innovation Day Report: Lessons for Building a ‘Smart City’

“All of a sudden it is cool to be a data geek.” Spoken enthusiastically by Tim Paydos of IBM, these words perfectly encapsulated the mood of Thursday’s 2014 Data Innovation Day. The conference, now in its second year, is a product of the Center for Data Innovation, a non-partisan think tank that researches the growing… Read more »

Telecom, Security, Cloud and the State of California – Your chance to join the discussion

On Monday, February 10, 2014 the Public Sector Technology Exchange (PSTE) will be hosting a government and industry panel discussion on “Telecom, the Cloud, and Security” from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the CalPERS Building Auditorium located on 400 Q Street in Sacramento, California. The PSTE is an independent forum that discusses the issues… Read more »

Government IT Forum to Overview Policy, Tech Trends

1105 Media’s public sector group will hold a government information technology forum from Dec. 2 to 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The event will feature five education sessions on big data, cloud, cyber, mobile and records and information management, 1105 Media said Tuesday. “We are pleased to offer this… Read more »

Brookings Starts New Public Sector Research Center

The Brookings Institution has launched a new research center under its governance studies program that will work to help identify and solve challenges in the public sector. The Center for Effective Public Management will seek to identify the country’s top governance and political issues of the day and involve leaders and domestic policy experts from… Read more »

EEOC & DOL Hosting Twitter Chat 9/25 on Disability Issues in Federal Sector

How much do you know about the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act) and disability-related issues in the federal sector workforce? Learn more on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET), when the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) host a live “Twitter Chat” in commemoration of the… Read more »

My Military to Private Sector Transition – Seven Lessons Learned

By John Rumbaugh, Program Manager and former Military Officer I retired in March after 30 years as a US Naval Officer. It was the end of a rewarding career that included travel, challenging work and camaraderie, but I knew that it was also the beginning of a new post-military chapter. While I was excited about… Read more »

A much-maligned engine of innovation

Gee the public center has value …who’d a thunk! Review of Debunking Public vs Private Sector Myths By Mariana Mazzucato Book review in the Financial Times (free registration required…worth a look see) http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/32ba9b92-efd4-11e2-a237-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2b2Q4KzJN Sandy

10 Tips to Make Your Government Events More Successful

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing Several weeks ago I participated as a panelist at two events for government marketing professionals. At both the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit, and the GovMark Council‘s panel on Life After Tradeshows Part II, much of the conversation focused on how marketers were dealing with decreased attendance from government attendees at… Read more »