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USPS puts green on the road

The first electric vehicle joined the Postal Service fleet in 1899, more than 100 years ago, after proving to be more efficient than a horse and buggy. USPS's Sam Pulcrano tells us how that tradition carries on today.

Tags: Federal Drive , Greening of Government: transportation , USPS , sustainability , Sam Pulcrano , management

Monday - 10/04/2010, 09:08am EDT
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WSJ names 2010 Technology Innovation Award winners

The Wall Street Journal's independent panel of judges gave awards to 49 entries this year.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , Must Reads , Wall Street Journal , Technology Innovation Awards ,

Monday - 09/27/2010, 03:28pm EDT

How rules demean public workers

Stephen Goldmith, the deputy mayor of New York City, writes in Governing Magazine that the "cocoon of rules" designed to protect workers also kills worker initiative to find creative ways to increase productivity.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , Must Reads , Stephen Goldsmith , Governing.com ,

Monday - 09/27/2010, 02:52pm EDT

Commerce's Locke promises changes

A new advisory council will provide Commerce and other agencies with ideas for how the government can help push federally-funded technologies into the commercial marketplace. Locke said his agency will do its part by speeding up the patent process to one year and get certain grant funding out in 30 days. Commerce also is working with NIH and NSF on the i6 Challenge where $12 million is available for companies to commercialize technologies.

Tags: technology , Gary Locke , Aneesh Chopra , Rahm Emanuel , Ginger Lew , White House , Commerce , National Economic Council , National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrep , NIH , NSF , PTO , Mike Morse , Mike Crow , Tom Albert , Holden Thorp , Steve Case , Mary Sue Coleman , University of North Carolina , AOL , University of Michigan , Madrona Venture Group , Arizona State University , i6 Competition , entrepreneurship , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 09/08/2010, 07:24am EDT
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Innovators aren't born, they're made - learn how

Tim Hoechst, Chief Technology Officer at Agilex, has been thinking about technological innovation and diffusion. You should too.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , technology , Tim Hoechst , Agilex , CSIS

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 06:40pm EDT
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Assumptions about innovation and greatness

Author Scott Berkun discusses his book three years later.

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Wednesday - 08/25/2010, 12:34pm EDT

Accelerating innovation in government discussion

A discussion tries to explain how to accomplish innovation now when "the Bureaucracy" seems to work against it and how people can innovate from where they are in their organization. John Palguta with the Partnership for Public Service gives us a preview.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , John Palguta , Partnership for Public Service

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 10:40am EDT
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