Traditionally, city planning is a sort of members-only club that rarely involves the public. By purposefully getting the word out and engaging citizens at every step, Boston is changing that convention.
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More than anything, FCC CIO David Bray wants employees who exude empathy. In an interview with GovLoop, he shared how empathy bridged a divide within his agency and how it guides the way he interacts with his team.
David Bray, Chief Information Officer at the Federal Communications Commission, offered several tips for addressing friction on the road to change.
18F proves that the government can function with a startup mentality. In fact, that type of culture may be necessary to continuously improve government operations — despite the inevitable growing pains that all startups face.
According to the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, 65 percent of employees said they are engaged at their workplace, compared with 64 percent last year. Even the Department of Homeland Security saw improved engagement scores after six straight years on the decline.
For years we’ve heard about the cybersecurity skills gap in government, but just how big is it? How many cyber pros are in government and what skills do they lack? We posed these and other questions to the Office of Personnel Management to find out.
Coding boot camps are making it much easier to learn the necessary skills to work as a web developer. Through boot camp courses, government agencies can help their employees learn new, useful skills without having to leave their current jobs.
No matter how hard you try, there’s no escaping tech jargon. To help you stay in the know, GovLoop identified and defined a handful of tech terms government employees should know, or at least get used to hearing.
The rise of data has opened new doors for government agencies. Here are five of the most important tasks to consider as your agency seeks to better incorporate data into the decision-making process.
Cultivating a community on LinkedIn can certainly be a challenge. A great way to increase your engagement with the wider government IT community is by joining the right groups.