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Draft Australian Gov 2.0 Taskforce Report

Cross-posted from Gov 2.0 Taskforce blog: Here is the draft Government 2.0 Taskforce report Engage: Getting on with Government 2.0. The Taskforce is seeking your comments and input before finalising the report to go to Government. Please understand that this is a draft and there will be some proofing issues which we are still working… Read more »

Big News – GovLoop Announces AwesomeGov Fund!

I’m super excited to announce today the launch of the “AwesomeGov” Fund. As I went full-time on GovLoop, I wanted to ensure that giving back and doing good was 100% integrated into our core mission, values, and operations. I’m a big believer in social entrepreneurship – companies like Tom’s shoes that donate one pair of… Read more »

US-Australia Collaboration

Hi Everyone, I am sitting here at the Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, VA, with Paul Adler, US Business Development Manager for the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), an Australian government organization. We are engaging in a quick live tour of GovLoop. Paul facilitates collaboration and conversations between the US and Australian governments on a range… Read more »

Young Government Leaders (YGL) – Are You A Member?

Over the past year, I have been a member of the Executive Board of Young Government Leaders (YGL). Like GovLoop, it was co-created by Steve Ressler (aka “Mr. GovLoop”) to connect people with one another. In particular, the organization is open to government employees who are “young in their service or fresh in their perspective.”… Read more »

Fiscal New Years Party Wrap-Up

Last week was pretty awesome. GovLoop partnered with Young Government Leaders, YAFCEA, Tech Bisnow, and FedScoop to throw the “Fiscal New Years Party.” For those not in the federal government, Sep. 30th is the end of the government fiscal year. There is always a big push towards this deadline making sure all the procurement and… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Carpetbaggers according to Technosailor

I was at #izeafest in Orlando on Friday and ran into Aaron of technosailor.com (@technosailor) fame. He’s written a few controversial articles on Gov 2.0 Carpetbaggers. In this 1-minute clip, he explains what he means. There is some real gems in here specifically the fact that government is different – different culture, rules/regulation, etc than… Read more »

President’s SAVE Award – Sounds Wicked Cool

Just talked to OMB about this really cool program…basically the President is reaching out to government workers for ideas to improve government with winners getting awards. To me, these simple programs make so much sense, energize and empower workers, and are good for our nation…. More info below —————————- Today, the White House Office of… Read more »

Survive & Thrive: How to Get Quick Cash from Your Customers

In this recession, all businesses could you use more money in their accounts. Here are some tips for increasing your cash flow in a tight credit market. Bill Customers ASAP Require your customers/clients to make deposits; try to obtain your cash payments at the time of service. You can also include discounts if the customer… Read more »