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Most read items for the first week of January

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The first week of the new year — and a new record number of readers for the… Thank you very much.

And the most read items items for the first week of January:

  1. Some must-reads from Killefer, Obama’s performance person — in her own words
  2. Obama CTO this week? Maybe… or maybe not — and the WP’s Kundra profile
  3. Government 2.0 challenges — and some solutions
  4. Godspeed John Gioia — Nov. 11, 1032 to Dec. 26, 2008
  5. 1105 sells Government Health IT
  6. Your 01.09.08 Federal CTO reader: No official word yet, so let’s speculate
  7. Why we should continue to watch Asking for help… and an iPhone app [Last week on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris, we spoke to Christopher Carfi, the co-founder of Cerado, the company that created this application. We also spoke to the folks at Creative Commons, which enabled the iPhone application to happen.]
  8. VA CIO Bob Howard reportedly has a new gig [In fact, down at number 14, it was confirmed.]
  9. HUD CIO Lisa Schlosser to join to EPA
  10. Talking to my replacement — FCW editor Rapp on Federal News Radio 1500 AM
  11. No Obama CTO yet, but there is an Obama chief performance officer
  12. FCW’s Fed 100 Awards: Recognizing the good work done by people… nominations open for the annual awards program
  13. Helping returning warfighters: Operation Jump Start
  14. VA CIO Howard lands at FCI
  15. Fed 100 nomination: Navy CIO Robert Carey
  16. Interior’s Howell to move to OMB
  17. Worth watching — A National Dialogue: OMB taps into the power of us
  18. DorobekInsider: EPA ahead in govt 2.0 — this time its raydon
  19. Fed 100 nomination: EPA’s Jeremy Ames
  20. Baffled by the financial mess? GAO lays out the issues
  21. FCW gets a new editor: David Rapp… and 1105 GovInfo’s new marketing person is official
  22. Most read DorobekInsider posts for 2008
  23. IAC’s transition documents… read them and hear about them
  24. GSA delays Alliant again, but… you’d but you’d never know it from the press release
  25. Team Obama’s — abuzz about how it was created
  26. Apps for Democracy… and my recommendation for Obama’s CTO
  27. Fed 100 nomination: NAPA’s Frank DiGiamamarino
  28. A correction… and a even bigger congratulations to Microsoft’s Teresa Carlson
  29. Obama’s yet-to-be-named CTO suggestion box
  30. Hear the Navy CIO talk about the Navy’s Web 2.0 policy

After the break, a few other interview that I enjoyed from the past week.

As promised, some of CJD favorite inteviews from the past week.

* DOT using Second Life for training: This is a fascinating pilot program that Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, which is using Second Life for training purposes. Hear the interview with John Hill, administrator of DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, here.

* DOT CIO Dan Mintz: The exit interview: We are doing with a series of exit interviews with politicals who will be leaving the administration. Last week, Mintz told us that this job was his best ever. Hear our conversation here.

There are others, but… you’ll just have to listen to Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris. We have a lot of good stuff ahead this week — more on the chief performance officer… and maybe a chief technology officer this week?

Written by cdorobek

January 12, 2009 at 6:10 AM

Posted in DorobekInsider

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