Posts Tagged: Washington DC

The Modern Era For Government Technology

Think back to the ‘olden days’, when we had no iPhones, Internet, or even simple programs like word processing and electronic filing systems. Sounds like the Stone Age by now, doesn’t it? Digital government opens up a world of possibilities for government efficiency and innovation. President Obama issued a memo in May 2012 calling upon... Read more »

Navigating the Four Pillars of Washington

Originally published in The Hill Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially. Its architectural design is modeled after Paris and it is certainly a city of cultural diversity and historically interesting neighborhoods. Visually, the site of the monuments reflecting against the panoramic backdrop of the Potomac River... Read more »

9 Effective Engagement Tactics Utilized at the DC One City Summit

As an engagement strategist still recovering from chronic burnout as a result of my organizing efforts for the Boston Police Department and Neighbors for Neighbors (facilitating 250+ meetings a year for many years), I avoid spending entire Saturday afternoons at civic events like the plague. To my surprise, something extraordinary happened yesterday. I ended up... Read more »

Meet Marie E. ... a job seeker from our Cleared Job Fair last week

At each of our Cleared Job Fairs, we are lucky to work with employers who really go the extra mile to meet and interview with as many job seekers as possible. Our good fortune also extends to the job seekers. Many job seekers come to our job fairs uncertain about what to expect while here.... Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.19.2009

Hello! Good evening, Today's tweets are very short. The weather here has been unseasonably cool (85) and we are just giddy. So, I am assuming, because I want to, that all of you are being blessed with the same wonderful weather! And I'm guessing everyone was outside playing today instead of posting. As I went... Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.18.2009

Goof morning! Finally caught up! Today's tweetstream has some very interesting topics. Here is a great cartoon about Twitter's effect on #iranelection in Tehran Caroline Twitter @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie web20blog: Michael Edson to talk about creating website strategy transparently on July 14 #gov20 #transparency http://tinyurl.com/bettergovwebsites (expand ) 3 minutes ago from TweetDeck • Reply •... Read more »