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Reflections At ELC: Why Klososky’s Keynote Missed The Mark

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · act-iac, cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0, presentations, technology

This last weekend I attended the Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) sponsored by ACT-IAC in Williamsburg. The opening night keynote speaker Scott Klososky, presented some interesting points but I felt left out some key issues; probably a bit of an unfair feeling since he only had an hour to cover a lot of material. I wrote […]

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Lessons From a Political CIO by Dan Mintz CIO, Department of Transportation

February 9th, 2011 · 3 Comments · CIO, government business, leadership, technology

This morning in the Washington Post there was a column discussing the regular transition of political appointees, http://views.washingtonpost.com/leadership/fedcoach/2011/02/political-appointee-merry-go-round.html?hpid=smartliving. For those of you are are thinking of becoming a political appointee or wonder about the process, it is worth reading. In December, 2008, I wrote a column about what I learned from personally being a political […]

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Management of Change Conference, Dan Heath Author of Switch

May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · act-iac, government business

The kickoff to this years Management of Change conference here in Philadelphia was the Presentation of the Honorable John J. Franke Award and then a presentation after dinner by Dan Heath, who wrote Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard. This years winner of the Franke Award was recently retired from Government service […]

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Management of Change Conference, May 23-25, Philadelphia, Be There or Be Unchanged

March 6th, 2010 · No Comments · government business

This year I was lucky enough to be allowed to be one of the Workshop Co-Chairs for the Management of Change Conference, sponsored by ACT-IAC; with two wonderful co-chairs Goldy Kamali, the Goddess of FedScoop!, and Valarie Burks, from the Department of Agriculture. In this entry I wanted to give a Workshop committee update, encouraging […]

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ELC Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Track

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments · government 2.0, government business

For those who came in late, ACT-IAC, http://www.actgov.org/Pages/default.aspx, one of the larger organizations enabling Government and Industry IT to be able to informally interact and learn from each other, holds an Executive Leadership Conference, ELC, each year. This year ELC is being held October 25-27 in Williamsburg, VA, http://www.actgov.org/events/ExecutiveLeadership/ELC%202009/Pages/default.aspx. On Monday, October 26, most of […]

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