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GovLoop and Gov 2.0

I just got back from two days at the Harvard Kennedy School for the Government 2.0 conference hosted in conjunction with nGenera (the Wikinomics crew). I was there on a panel speaking about Young Government Leaders and discussing what it will take to get a new generation into government (I think the answer looks a… Read more »

Poll Results and New Poll

The results from last week’s poll for best government trade magazine came in at: 50% Federal Computer Week 10% Federal Times 30% Government Executive 10% Does US Weekly Count? I’m glad to see US Weekly did not win as I was a little concerned at the beginning. I guess people care more about IPV6 than… Read more »

Less is More

I think I am going to adopt Seth Godin’s blogging philosophy – short and sweet. Less is more. Generally, I’ve always preferred this tactic: 1 – Short, crisp pop songs vs long jams 2 – Top 10 lists vs long essays 3 – 90 minute comedies vs 3 hour epics. The same is true with… Read more »

Trade Magazine Round-Up

Lately I’ve been asking government employees what magazines/blogs/websites to get information on the government community and tips on their jobs. I usually get a puzzled look or maybe an apology saying they know they should read more. I actually read way too many magazines, blogs, newsletters about the federal government. I am here to give… Read more »