GovLoop Story - Presentation to Rutgers

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GovLoop Story - Presentation to Rutgers

  1. 1. The Story
  2. 2. <ul><li>Problem: </li></ul>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. 3. What is <ul><li>MISSION: “Connect Government to Improve Government” </li></ul>Solve government problems Connect with peers Research the latest trends Find and contribute best practices Learn about the latest solutions ?
  4. 5. <ul><li>Do-Gooder: 3rd Gen Public Servant, DHS Fellow, Multiple Gov Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Innovator: Co-Founder, Young Government Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Award Winner: 2006 Rising Star Award, 2007 Fed 100 Winner </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker: 25+ Conferences, Brookings, Harvard Kennedy School </li></ul><ul><li>Author: Wikinomics , Federal Times , Public Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Athlete: Used to be good at golf – 3 rd in State </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar: Miami (OH) and UPenn </li></ul><ul><li>Gentleman: Likes Cats and Babies </li></ul>Founder
  5. 6. 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
  6. 7. Members <ul><li>Obama Political Appointees </li></ul><ul><li>GSA Assistant Commissioner </li></ul><ul><li>Canada Deputy CTO </li></ul><ul><li>California CTO </li></ul>29,500 …and growing rapidly <ul><li>30+ Federal CIOs and CTOs </li></ul><ul><li>60+ State/Local CIOs </li></ul><ul><li>125+ City Managers </li></ul><ul><li>500+ Contract Specialists </li></ul>
  7. 8. Social Networking = Community <ul><li>Real People </li></ul><ul><li>Real Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Real Information Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing and Engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Built over Time </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to Creations </li></ul>
  8. 9. 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
  9. 10. Accolades <ul><li>Finalist: 2009 Intergovernmental Solutions Award </li></ul>Honored Featured
  10. 11. Features
  11. 12. Features
  12. 13. All Kinds of Groups
  13. 14. All Kinds of Activities
  14. 15. All Kinds of Involvement
  15. 16. Incubation
  16. 17. Incubation
  17. 18. Incubation
  18. 19. Incubation
  19. 20. International
  20. 21. What You Can Do? <ul><li>Join Today and Learn and Ask ?s </li></ul><ul><li>Share/Replicate Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Honor/Highlight Public Service </li></ul>
  21. 22. What Your Organization Can Do? <ul><li>Create GovLoop Group to Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Include the GovLoop Button </li></ul><ul><li>Tell Your Colleagues/Members/Students </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for Help – On GovLoop, Training, Social Media Audit </li></ul>
  22. 23. Topics? <ul><li>Across State Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>State to Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>County to City Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Association Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Agencies to Partners </li></ul>6. Across Disciplines 7. Alumni Networks 8. Transportation 9. Procurement 10. ??? Tell Us?
  23. 24. <ul><li>Steve Ressler </li></ul><ul><li>President and CEO </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@GovLoop </li></ul><ul><li>202 445 0084 </li></ul>Questions

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