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Partner with other organizations

Most people understand the power of professional networking as individuals, yet surprisingly few recognize its potential on an organizational level. As a public sector employee, you might partner with dozens of other organizations on a regular basis for a variety of important initiatives; but if you aren’t also harnessing the power of those partnerships through strategic …
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Transportation is evolving – and there was no better place to watch advancement in the industry take place than the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Event in Washington D.C. This year, GovDelivery met with hundreds of public sector transportation professionals across all levels of government and received nearly 100 survey responses on technology trends to …
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Ebola has arrived in the United States, bringing with it endless questions from the public and fear about what will happen next. Local, national and international news media outlets are devoting hours of coverage to Ebola “what ifs.”  So it’s inevitable that along with that coverage comes the dark side of communications: rumors and misinformation. …
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With over 400 attendees, 1,931,458 Twitter impressions and 8 compelling speakers, the 8th Annual GovDelivery Federal Communications Summit was all about data. However, it was not just about the velocity or volume of data that government has at their fingertips, it was about the relevant capacity in how government organizations can leverage and connect precise data …
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Data is a four-letter word that has great power in its potential to unlock significant value for government communities. By applying advanced analytics to proprietary knowledge, government agencies are harnessing the power of information to make things better for everyone. Open data is accessible public data that people, companies, and organizations can use to launch new …
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On October 14, less than two short weeks from now, one of the largest gatherings of federal communicators will descend upon the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington D.C. for GovDelivery’s 8th Annual Communications Summit. Looking to uncover the mystery of how individual agencies can harness data to influence change and get people to act, the …
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GovDelivery’s 8th Annual Federal Communications Summit is just around the corner.  On Oct. 14 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C., hundreds of government communicators and technologists will gather to exchange ideas, network, and learn how Federal agency employees can leverage the power of data for positive, influential change for the communities they serve. And we couldn’t …
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By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery There are a few basic components that anyone can leverage when beginning to develop the framework for their digital engagement strategy or evaluate an existing one. This blog series will go into each of these basics reviewed in our webinar on Stakeholder Engagement in Federal Government to provide …
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By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery There are a few basic components that anyone can leverage when beginning to develop the framework for their digital engagement strategy or evaluate an existing one. This blog post is part of a larger series tied to our recent webinar on Stakeholder Engagement in Federal Government. If you …
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Time to Plan

By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant If you missed our earlier post, check out part one of our digital engagement blog series. This blog series will go into each of these basics reviewed in our webinar  on Stakeholder Engagement in Federal Government to provide some next steps you can take  to improve your agency’s digital engagement …
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