Are There Government-Friendly Gadgets to be Seen at CES? Are There Government-Friendly Gadgets to be Seen at CES?

The Consumer Electronics Show is a playground for technophiles--will there be new technologies that governments can use?

 

It seems odd that consumer electronics companies would choose to showcase their wares after the biggest gift-giving holiday of the year, but here we are in early January and the Consumer Electronics Show has again pitched its tent in Vegas.

Weekly Round-up: January 20, 2012

Department of Labor Launches App. The Department of Labor has released a smartphone app called Timesheet, reports Salon.com. The aim is to help wage-earners keep track of their own time for help in collecting the pay they are owed, and in documentation for dispute resolution. GSA Launches Social Media Class. Federal News Radio reports on the Web Maanger University's launching a 12-week social media class. There's still time to register! Data.gov Launches Education Sets.

Weekly Round-up: January 13, 2012

Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 09, 2012

Updated to reflect new Radio Show information

 

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

GSA Launches Pilot 12-Week Social Media Training

GSA will be offering a 12-week social media training course for government employees starting February 7.

 

This post has been updated to highlight the role of GSA's Web Manager University.

GSA Launches Pilot 12-Week Social Media Training

Starting February 7, I’ll be leading a12-week social media in government course that aims to help new and aspiring social media practitioners understand the strategy and tools that will help the succeed in their roles. The class is being offered through the General Services Administration's (GSA) Web Manager University.

 

 

Weekly Round-up: January 20, 2012

Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 16, 2012

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Weekly Round-up: January 27, 2012

Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 23, 2012

Updated to include Dan Chenok's contributions.

 

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

The Metaphor Edition!

Weekly Round-up: January 13, 2012

  • Mobile: A Moving Target. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel laid out a "Roadmap for Federal Mobility."  Included in the initiative is an ideation platform though which citizens can join the discussion on formulating the federal mobility strategy.

Weekly Round-up - December 02, 2011

Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 28, 2011

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

On December 07, GSA is presenting a Webinar on social media metrics that I will be moderating.  Here are some of the articles that I'm likely to touch on: 

Weekly Round-up - December 09, 2011

Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 05, 2011

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

“One of the biggest challenges we see is that many people think of mobile as little Web,” says Gwynne Kostin  “Mobile is a new animal. . . it’s a different form factor, it’s a different movement factor, it’s a different location factor, and it’s different in terms of its capabilities.”  

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Gadi Ben-Yehuda was our Innovation Fellow for the Center for The Business of Government. In the five years that Mr. Ben-Yehuda was with the Center, he was a speaker, panelist and moderator for events with State Department, Department of Labor, Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and other agencies. He also delivered presentations both nationally and internationally, at SxSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, the Global eGovernment Forum in Seoul, South Korea, and conferences in venues ranging from Washington, DC, to New York City, and Las Vegas, NV, to Burlington, VT. He was a prolific writer, with articles appearing on the Center’s blog, in Government Executive and Fast CoExist. He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Vine. Mr. Ben-Yehuda has worked on the Web since 1994, when he received an email from Maya Angelou through his first Web site. He has an MFA in poetry from American University, has taught writing at Howard University, and has worked in Washington, DC, for nonprofits, lobbying organizations, Fleishman-Hillard Global Communications, and Al Gore's presidential campaign. Prior to his current position, Gadi was was a Web Strategist for the District of Columbia's Office of the chief Technology Officer (OCTO). Additionally, Gadi has taught creative, expository, and Web writing for more than 10 years to university students, private-sector professionals, and soldiers, including Marines at the Barracks at 8th and I in Washington, DC. Gadi is also a member of ACT-IAC.

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