The 5 Pillars of a Successful Cloud Project

Last week, leaders in the public and private sectors gathered in St. Paul to tackle some of Minnesota’s most pressing technology issues. It was a tall agenda, but the Minnesota Digital Government Summit was all about sharing best practices for enhancing digital services in government, as well as protecting data from cyber-threats. As government agencies of… Read more »

Leadership in uncertain times

I have never been a public servant, though I have been working with the public sector for years, and I see firsthand how challenging a week like this can be for public sector leaders. With shutdowns, furloughs, and other challenges, I sympathize with public sector leaders as they try to maintain focus and motivate teams.… Read more »

5 Takeaways from NextGen 2013

By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery Hosted by GovLoop and Young Government Leaders, the Next Generation of Government Training Summit (NextGen) is focused on training emerging government leaders to further enhance their day-to-day career and the betterment of government overall. Over two days of sessions and trainings, “govies” have the opportunity to collaborate and… Read more »

Training and Retaining Next Generation Leaders

By Steve Ressler, Founder, GovLoop “A new movement is shaking up the federal bureaucracy, as an expanding pool of idealistic, results-oriented Gen X and Yers challenges the predictability and authority-driven rules of the World War II generation and the pay-your-dues baby boomers who followed.” – Washington Post (about Next Generation of Government Training Summit) Are… Read more »