Weekly Round-up: March 21, 2014

John Kamensky

Weekly Round-up: March 28, 2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda


New Report: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

Released by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, “The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants,” mines data from the 28-year history of the Harvard University’s Kennedy School’s Innovations in American Government Awards (HKS Awards). The report author, University of Toronto Professor Dr.

Weekly Round-up: April 4, 2014

John Kamensky

Weekly Round-up: January 11, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

In 2013, we're all growing up a little bit.

10 Prospective Federal Government Pinterest Boards

This post has been edited to reflect that "Interesting Things for Sale" is a personal pinboard, not an official GSA Pinboard.  Here are the Official GSA Pinboards.


Weekly Round-up: January 18, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

This week: The "Wish I had thought of that" edition.

The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 6: Technology


SUBJECT: Technology

Emerging Innovation and Social Media Trends: Advanced Sharing, Part I

In our daily lives, we are confronted with numerous opportunities and requests for sharing all sorts of things: our yard tools, our time, specific types of information.  And in our daily lives, whether we’re asked to share a rake or an apple pie recipe, we quickly perform a complex calculation to determine if we are willing to share the item in question and on what terms.  Online sharing tools are quickly catching up, offering ways to share new types of information (even objects) and new ways to grant or restrict access to groups or individuals.

Weekly Round-up: January 25, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda



Innovation Fellow, Emeritus
IBM Center for The Business of Government
600 14th Street, NW Second Floor
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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.