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Q&A: How the State of Washington is Evolving Its Communications Systems

Q&A: How the State of Washington is Evolving Its Communications Systems

Government & Politics

While attending the 79th Annual APCO Expo and Conference in Annaheim, California, I had the opportunity to sit down with industry thought leader, Bill Schrier, (@BillSchrier)who is now with the Office... read more

Something Everyone Can Agree Upon (Hopefully): Better Government Customer Service

Something Everyone Can Agree Upon (Hopefully): Better Government Customer Service

Government & Politics

Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bipartisan bill focused on setting standards for, and improving customer service from, federal agencies. Sponsored by Texas congressmen Henry Cuellar... read more

Governments Open Up on Spending, Try Transparency to Improve Trust

Governments Open Up on Spending, Try Transparency to Improve Trust

Government & Politics

Transparency is on the rise. Not only in corporate America with companies like McDonalds choosing to disclose their secret sauce and Cheerios being tasked with keeping it real, but also... read more

Private Clouds The Winner For Government Agencies

Private Clouds The Winner For Government Agencies

Government & Politics

photo credit: quinn.anya via photopin cc US government spending on cloud technology is set for a huge boost in the coming years, with adoption particularly set to accelerate after 2014.... read more

How To Put the Mayor in Your Pocket and Take Back The Power Of Government

How To Put the Mayor in Your Pocket and Take Back The Power Of Government

Government & Politics

“Something is obviously broken when the only way people know how to get their government’s attention is by camping in downtown squares, marching and protesting, screaming at those in charge,”... read more

U.S. Government Spent $630k On Facebook Fans

U.S. Government Spent $630k On Facebook Fans

Government & Politics

Just like so many everyday citizens and private companies, the U.S. government just wants to be “liked.” An Inspector General has published a report indicating that the U.S. government spent... read more

U.S. Government May Mandate Federal Video Conferencing, Telecommuting

U.S. Government May Mandate Federal Video Conferencing, Telecommuting

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Photo credit: mccun934 via photopin cc The benefits that companies can see as a result of telecommuting and videoconferencing solutions are also being taken up by the public sector with... read more

IRS’ 1099-INT a Headache for Gay Couples

IRS’ 1099-INT a Headache for Gay Couples

Government & Politics

Filing a 1099-MISC form with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can be a simple process for most independent contractors.  However, the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down a... read more

Could The US Government Go Dark? Digital Defense And The White House

Could The US Government Go Dark? Digital Defense And The White House

Government & Politics

Digital Defense of Government Agencies During a targeted cyber attack, government agencies go dark. Mission-critical data is inaccessible. Personal information of millions of U.S. citizens is exposed. Communications are cut... read more

Should Senate Bill 1 Be Passed?

Should Senate Bill 1 Be Passed?

Government & Politics

The Texas Senate Committee is currently hearing testimony from supporters and opposition of Senate Bill 1 (or SB 1). The bill puts in place restrictions on abortion including: • Abortions... read more

The British Government Goes Visual

The British Government Goes Visual

Government & Politics

Media outlets, brands and consumers have been using visualisations, in particular infographics, for some time now. One of my recent favourites is from MobileInsurance.co.uk who used this image to map... read more

As Tech and Public Policy Converge, Is the US Set for a Knowledge Revolution?

As Tech and Public Policy Converge, Is the US Set for a Knowledge Revolution?

Government & Politics

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has been in the news lately for an entirely new set of reasons aside from the new Facebook Home for Android. Zuckerberg recently released an op-ed piece for the... read more

The Government’s Listening to Citizens? Hey, That’s Not a Bad Thing…

The Government’s Listening to Citizens? Hey, That’s Not a Bad Thing…

Government & Politics

Government agencies are now listening to what constituents are saying. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing, especially when it comes to service and support. Via Executive Order 13571, government... read more

Immigration Bill Includes Funding for STEM Education

Immigration Bill Includes Funding for STEM Education

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Both the Senate and House immigration bills include provisions that would boost funding for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, according to a June 12 article by The Hill.  The... read more

Recovery.Gov: Bringing U.S. Government Transparency To Life

Recovery.Gov: Bringing U.S. Government Transparency To Life

Government & Politics

In 2007, I was in absolute bliss. Recently graduated from high school and off to start my first year in college. I’ll remember it as the year I finally felt... read more