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Describe your job in 7 words or less ... or not

GovLoop recently asked readers to explain their jobs in 7 words or less. As you can imagine, this was an effort to get readers to focus on and describe the fundamentals of their work. In this time of endless bloviating, I think it is essential that we all remember what is important in our jobs.

To add another dimension to it, I would write my entry as a couplet: Make reader think. Don't spill ink.

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Posted on Aug 29, 2011 at 12:19 PM


The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.

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  • Shutterstock image (by venimo): e-learning concept image, digital content and online webinar icons.

    Can MOOCs make the grade for federal training?

    Massive open online courses can offer specialized IT instruction on a flexible schedule and on the cheap. That may not always mesh with government's preference for structure and certification, however.

  • Shutterstock image (by edel): graduation cap and diploma.

    Cybersecurity: 6 schools with the right stuff

    The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.

  • Rick Holgate

    Holgate to depart ATF

    Former ACT president will take a job with Gartner, follow his spouse to Vienna, Austria.

  • Are VA techies slacking off on Yammer?

    A new IG report cites security and productivity concerns associated with employees' use of the popular online collaboration tool.

  • Shutterstock image: digital fingerprint, cyber crime.

    Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven't seen

    An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers’ calibrated extraction of data, and the government's step-by-step response.

  • Stephen Warren

    Deputy CIO Warren exits VA

    The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

  • Shutterstock image: monitoring factors of healthcare.

    DOD awards massive health records contract

    Leidos, Accenture and Cerner pull off an unexpected win of the multi-billion-dollar Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, beating out the presumptive health-records leader.

  • Sweating the OPM data breach -- Illustration by Dragutin Cvijanovic

    Sweating the stolen data

    Millions of background-check records were compromised, OPM now says. Here's the jaw-dropping range of personal data that was exposed.

  • FCW magazine

    Let's talk about Alliant 2

    The General Services Administration is going to great lengths to gather feedback on its IT services GWAC. Will it make for a better acquisition vehicle?

Reader comments

Tue, Sep 6, 2011

Omnipotent Computer Geek 4th Class

Thu, Sep 1, 2011 Steve

Simplify Complexity

Wed, Aug 31, 2011

Other Duties As Assigned

Wed, Aug 31, 2011 ssa odar

Drown out coworkers trifling BS with NPR

Wed, Aug 31, 2011 RTRome PHL

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