February 14 Gov 2.0 Infrastructure: Citizen Outreach
From YouTube videos and online ideas sites to blogs and FaceBook pages, government agencies have been exploring the use of social and new media tools for connecting with the public. This guide to the new media landscape will highlight which tools are evolutionary and which might be revolutionary in how government operate and serves citizens.
Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com
Posted on Jan 07, 2011 at 12:20 PM0 comments
January 31 Cloud Security
With the Obama administration announcing that its talk of a “cloud first” preference for new technology will become official government policy within six months, many agencies will be moving to the new services model sooner than expected. Yet surveys show that concerns about security remain a main obstacle for would-be cloud adopters. Readers will learn the five top things they need to know about cloud security, including key security initiatives, players and technologies to watch.
Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net
Posted on Dec 09, 2010 at 12:20 PM0 comments
January 17 Federal Workplace 2011: Performance Management
The desire to have the federal government adopt a pay for performance system was dealt another blow last year when Congress pulled the plug on the Defense Department’s National Security Personnel System. With a pay system overhaul unlikely any time soon, what other ways are there to improve worker performance while working within the current performance management structure? This story will highlight new ideas for achieving this goal.
Writer: Brian Robinson, hullite AT gmail DOT com
Posted on Dec 08, 2010 at 12:20 PM0 comments