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Christina Ho started off her presentation at GovLoop’s recent data analytics with a simple anecdote. “This area has changed fast,” she chuckled at the beginning of her presentation. I was walking here this morning and I was thinking how my office I used to work at was here at 9th and H. I used to overlook… Read more »
Let’s think a bit about social capital, and what it might mean for your organization. Per Wikipedia: In sociology, social capital is the expected collective or economic benefits derived from the preferential treatment and cooperation between individuals and groups. Although different social sciences emphasize different aspects of social capital, they tend to share the core… Read more »
Innovation means doing something different to get a better result, to produce more value for a customer. Innovation solves problems that have eluded solutions. It can unleash commitment and change organizational cultures. So if innovation is all that, why not innovate? Government innovates every day. Legislation starts with a problem and ends with a solution. Then agencies… Read more »
By Cindy Wilkins, Sr. Program Analyst In the current fiscal environment, there is an even stronger focus on being a good steward of taxpayer dollars. That is certainly commendable and definitely what is expected by John Q. Public. The recent trend to uphold that trust placed in the Government has been toward awarding contracts on… Read more »
Why is this important? The best organizations have high performing learning and development (L&D) departments. There is a direct correlation between organizations that are successful and how much value they place on L&D. Many organizations are struggling with finding the right people to fill technical jobs due to the shortage of skilled workers to fill… Read more »
Because the issue recently came up, I thought I would offer a quick note about Business Values… When you are trying to write value statements for your company or nonprofit or team or community group, you can’t simply list a whole bunch of “nice things.” Those lists get posted on some web-page or coffee room… Read more »
by Steve Charles, Co-founder and Executive Vice President I’m glad to note the General Services Administration (GSA) has gotten past its rough patch and has a new leadership team in place, including a long-awaited confirmed administrator, Dan Tangherlini. While some in industry continue to think GSA will never recover, I’m seeing signs of new life… Read more »
Let’s look at two situations: A presenter, when asked if said she would make the program slides available to the meeting attendees said no offering this reason – this is my professional work and I will not give away my thoughts and insight. Eric Raymond, wrote about the open source software model (he was instrumental… Read more »