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Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
Steve Ressler:   The Gov Loop Story
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Steve Ressler: The Gov Loop Story

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  • 1. The Story
  • 2.
    • Problem:
    Why ? Millions of government employees working on similar issues but no safe place to connect and share best practices. Solution: Online community. Hub to connect disparate conversations/events. New technology leveraged to collaborate.
  • 3.
    • ~20 Million Government Employees
      • 2.1 million federal employees
    • 19,429 Municipal Governments
    • 21,300 Distinct organizations across federal legislative, executive, and judicial
    • ARE WE RECREATING THE WHEEL? lS THERE ROOM FOR COLLABORATION
    U.S. Statistics
  • 4. At Work, Where Do People Go to:
    • Ask a question about their project
    • Find out about other similar projects in government
    • Get career advice or mentorship
    • Get best practices about a specific technology or project
    • In past, simply asked peers at work or people you already knew
    • How do you expand the network to solve government problems
  • 5. What is
    • MISSION: “Connect Government to Improve Government”
    Solve government problems Connect with peers Research the latest trends Find and contribute best practices Learn about the latest solutions ?
  • 6.  
  • 7.
    • Do-Gooder: 3rd Gen Public Servant, DHS Fellow, Multiple Gov Agencies
    • Innovator: Co-Founder, Young Government Leaders
    • Award Winner: 2006 Rising Star Award, 2007 Fed 100 Winner
    • Speaker: 25+ Conferences, Brookings, Harvard Kennedy School
    • Author: Wikinomics , Federal Times , Public Manager
    • Athlete: Used to be good at golf – 3 rd in State
    • Scholar: Miami (OH) and UPenn
    • Gentleman: Likes Cats and Babies
    Founder
  • 8. Evolution JAN 2009: Community Leaders JAN 2008: Idea Conceived JUN 2009: 10,000 Members SEP 2009: 20,000 Members JUN 2008: GovLoop Launched Passionate Federal Employee President, Build Team Recognized Need for More Resources Passionate Volunteers Adding New Features
  • 9. Members
    • Obama Political Appointees
    • GSA Assistant Commissioner
    • Canada Deputy CTO
    • California CTO
    40,000 …and growing rapidly
    • 30+ Federal CIOs and CTOs
    • 60+ State/Local CIOs
    • 125+ City Managers
    • 500+ Contract Specialists
  • 10. Support “ GovLoop.com is a great community site for public servants. It's pretty much their Facebook.” – Craig Newmark Founder of Craigslist.com “ New technologies and social networks such as GovLoop are great for cross-agency collaboration and public-private partnerships.” - Beverly Godwin, GSA Director of USA.gov and Former White House Office of New Media
  • 11. Accolades
    • Finalist: 2009 Intergovernmental Solutions Award
    Honored Featured
  • 12. All Kinds of Groups
  • 13. All Kinds of Activities
  • 14. All Kinds of Involvement
  • 15. Incubation
  • 16. Incubation
  • 17. International
  • 18. France
  • 19. What I’ve Learned about Community Building
    • It’s REALLY REALLY Hard
    • Most people fail
    • There’s a talent/skill
    • Hard to be consistent
    • There’s a difference between just doing it and doing it well
    • Many similar reasons to why conferences or associations or magazines succeed/fail
  • 20. How to Engineer an Awesome Online Community
    • Find a Great Topic
    • Define scope and success
    • Give it resources
    • Reach out to target members
    • Treat everyone like a guest
    • Need great content
    • Remind remind
    • Monitor and metrics
    • Make it fun
  • 21. What Problems are You Trying to Solve?
    • Grants Collaboration
    • Acquisition Research
    • Employee Collaboration
    • Partner Collaboration
    • Non-profit to Gov’t
    6. Decrease Citizen FAQs 7. Increase Innovation 8. Increase Revenue 9. Replicate Best Practices 10. ??? Tell Us?
  • 22. What Problem Are You Trying to Solve?
    • SEND US YOUR PROBLEM AND WE’LL SEND YOU THREE IDEAS
  • 23. What You Can Do?
    • Join Today and Learn
    • Ask for Help
    • Volunteer to Be Community Leader
    • GovEngage – Helping government communicate/collaborate
  • 24.
    • Steve Ressler
    • President and CEO
    • [email_address]
    • @GovLoop
    • 202 445 0084
    Questions

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