Posts Tagged: virtual

Gov Meetings Go Virtual — Already know the answers? Let’s find out.

Greetings, Here are 5 of the questions that we will cover in the Gov Meetings Go Virtual six week online training course starting May 21. The purpose of this groundbreaking, GSA approved course is to equip you with the tools you need to run successful webinars and hybrid/virtual meetings for the government agency(ies) you serveRead… Read more »

Your colleagues have a few choice words for you!

Over 100 of your peers have completed the Gov Meetings Go Virtual online training course to learn about planning and implementing government webinars and hybrid/virtual meetings. Now they have a few things to tell you — http://www.GovMeetingsGoVirtual.com “The course met my learning objectives”: 87.5% “I will recommend this course to my colleagues”: 90% “The instructorRead… Read more »

2013 Technology Innovation Predictions – What’s Yours?

1) Virtual engagements will become the norm – Immersive Virtual Environments (IVR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Digital Web-based Platforms (DWbP) will take off like a rocket this year. Immersive Virtual Environments (IVR) – all virtual and/or hybrid (both in-person and online happening simultaneously) instances will likely start out hot this year in the events domain.Read… Read more »

Celebrating International Women’s Day – and Workplace Flexibility!

Today is International Women’s Day, a holiday that originated as a way of recognizing working women and promoting fair and safe working conditions. Many women across the globe face the most basic issues with respect to the conditions in which they work. In the US, we are lucky to have made great strides in thisRead… Read more »

Does Mobility Destroy Creativity?

With Telework Week fast approaching on March 4th and the leaked memo from Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, turning back the clock on workplace flexibility, it seems like a good time to comment on the twin concepts of “connection” and “innovation.” Whatever Mayer’s real motivation for wanting to bring the Yahoo workforce back into the office,Read… Read more »

Why Going Virtual Makes Sense For Your Next Conference

By Lance A. Simon, CGMP, GVEP Sitting on my desk is my company’s RFI response to a government agency for converting their upcoming 1,500 attendee annual meeting into a 100% online/virtual format. Meanwhile, in the Washington Post, there are more high-level resignations for conference over-expenditures, and reports that “now-looming spending reductions [are] set to hitRead… Read more »

Government Conferences Attacked: Is the Solution Virtual?

As you know, government conferences are under fire. Two officials have now resigned from the VA owing to excessive expenditures, rules are being tightened, and budgets are shrinking. So what is the future of government conferencing? Are they still necessary for the good of government? Yes says Theo Mayer. But in a different form. MayerRead… Read more »

Government Conferences: Now What? The first meeting to address the knee-jerk reactions toward cutting government events

What’s your take on what should be discussed? An online event on February 7, 2013 from 10:00am-12:00 EST NEWS: Adam Arthur, Virtual Platform Initiative Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just added to the speaker roster. The conduct of vitally important government conferences has come under increasing fire in the past couple ofRead… Read more »

Technology Lessens the Burden of the Federal Retirement Tsunami

Originally posted on TechSource by Dan Klanderman We’ve seen it coming for years, and in fact, planned on this disruption to the federal workforce. Yet, the federal retirement tsunami is still causing a disturbance in federal agencies, as a large population of federal employees reach retirement age concurrently. Nearly 9,000 retirement claims were filed inRead… Read more »

CDC’s Newest Virtual Event: Open to Everyone – August 27-28, 2012

Join colleagues online to experience CDC’s newest virtual event for 2012, the Public Health Informatics: Model Best Practices Virtual Meeting – streaming to your desktop. This immersive, virtual event will feature sessions and other exclusive content that will concentrate on the following tracks: • Public Health Initiatives within Beacon Communities • Health Information Exchange andRead… Read more »