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Shany Seawright
reddit is offline in protest of PROTECT IP and SOPA - http://www.reddit.com/
"submitted by reddit to blog." - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Best Gov't Social Networks: GovCentral.com and Military.com - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Two of Monster's career community's, GovCentral.com and Military.com were ranked the #4 and #1 best social network for government. The ranking was created by OhMyGov.com, a whimsical news site built "to capture the passion and frustration that only gover - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
sseawright on Show Your Hometown Pride Photo Contest - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Why do you love your hometown? Go to www.brightsidegovernment.com and tell us about it." - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
sseawright on Wired 65 Alive! - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"interesting post" - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Invigorating a workforce - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
As the “back to school” season begins and summer starts to wind down, the focus of the workplace has started to shift towards training. This month alone, there have been some major initiatives put in place to invigorate the American workforce so that - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Congratulations to Our Fed100 Winners! - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Federal Computer Week has just issued its special report on the 20th Federal 100 awards, and we are very excited that two of our own, Teresa Carlson and Abe Berlas, have been recognized for making a difference in the Federal IT community. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: FutureFed : Steve Ballmer honored with ESGR “Above and Beyond” award - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Steve Ballmer was recognized with an “Above and Beyond” award on behalf of Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve for the outstanding support of Microsoft employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: CSR Perspective: What is Greenwash? - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
The blogosphere is full of accusations of greenwash and I think there is some justification. I intended that the Four Dimensions of Sustainability framework would add to the understanding of greenwash and help companies avoid the label by taking the right - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: FutureFed : Citrix helps federal agencies do more with less with virtualization solutions - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Rue Moody, Strategic Products Technical Director of Citrix, a Federal Microsoft Partner, discusses virtualization with Nichole Devolites, Federal Partner Marketing Manager for Microsoft. In this discussion, he briefly describes the benefits of virtualizat - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: CSR Perspective: Four Dimensions of Sustainability - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Reducing impact on climate change is a challenge many corporations are trying to tackle. Many organizations are up for the challenge but many are unsure of where to begin among the myriad of activities on the table. Due to these challenges, I’ve develop - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: CSR Perspective: How far is too far? - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
’ve been thinking a lot about legal issues and the impact on CSR. As I’ve written my past two posts, CSR Debate and Legal Doesn’t Equal Sustainable, there has been yet another issue that has come to mind. If the legal framework defines acceptable - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: CSR Perspective: The CSR Debate - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
In his recent column in The Financial Times, Stefan Stern implied that it is okay for businesses to employ child laborers and pursue environmentally unsustainable activities so long as it is within the law and it is in the interests of being competitive. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: CSR Perspective: Sustainability in Corporate Advertising - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Rather than Sustainability in Advertising, I should have titled my previous post Sustainability in Product Advertising. The contrast is particularly evident if you look at the corporate level advertising in the Washington Post on Inauguration Day - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: 2009 A year for technology in government - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
The year ahead promises to be an exciting one for government IT. At all levels, a new Administration on the national scene will influence directions, mandates, and priorities around how governments operate on the IT front. As such, there are a number of u - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Integral Systems May Exceed its 2009 Profit Forecast, CEO Says - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Integral Systems Inc., the Lanham, Maryland-based maker of software that tracks and controls satellites, may beat its 2009 profit forecast as the company expands sales beyond the U.S. military, Chief Executive Officer John Higginbotham said. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Top technology advances of 2008 - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Reflecting on 2008, I am compelled to offer my opinion on the top technological advancements of the year for workers in the Federal space. In all the focus on technology and how it will affect the government moving forward, I saw three as having long-term - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: FutureFed : Technology governance—The most important task at hand - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
As the Obama Administration considers its strategy to move forward in aligning IT to the government’s core mission, it may want to consider getting technology governance right—the single most important task with the greatest implications for long-term - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: An ounce of interaction is worth a pound of cure | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
In my previous post I discussed the challenges facing pharma companies today. Here are the three areas that these companies need to address to overcome those challenges and drive customer loyalty. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Negative prognosis for pharma companies | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Today’s pharmaceutical companies are facing a tough challenge. Marketing is in an upheaval. Consumer advertising is wildly expensive and package inserts are rarely read. When questions arise about the product, consumers rarely articulate them. The r - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Give consumers a voice in Detroit | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
The big three American automakers are circling the drain. Now executives from the automakers are pushing hard to acquire loans from the previously approved bailout of the financial markets. It’s an overture that was all but doomed even before the exe - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Myth 4: Many customers are crooks and looking for a free ride. You need stringent and inflexible policies to catch them. | Custo - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Fact: Running the 98% of honest consumers through the gauntlet to catch the 2% who are dishonest creates inordinate damage and consumes valuable staff time. TARP experience shows that at least 98% of customers are honest. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Tis the Season! Retail Customer Service Myths... - http://digg.com/busines...
"With shopping on my mind, I'd be happy if stores start addressing the needs of the customer. It truly makes a difference." - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: The Origin of Outliers | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
We’ve discussed what outliers really are. This post focuses on how outliers are created and touches on the new Malcolm Gladwell book appropriately named, Outliers. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Did you know? | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Customer Service is Necessary for Success. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Swathing a path of destruction The impact of the economic storm | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Panicked consumers are cashing in 401K’s and hording money in an effort to ride out the weather, forced to think about every dollar that they spend. As noted in a recent study, this is causing consumers to look very critically on the brands that were on - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Profiting from your Most Valuable Resource | Customer Mine - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
2009 is going to be a bad year for business. Here’s some more bad news: it’s not going to get any better anytime soon. In the end, this economic storm will have fundamentally changed the role of our government in our economy and life. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: SecureThinking: Revised PCI rules released - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
Oct. 1 was a big day for the PCI Security Standards Council. Its revised security rules, version 1.2, for data security standards (DDS) were issued. - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Tighter Controls over Extranet Access | The Authority Net - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
When allowing SharePoint access to employees in a geographically dispersed work environment, it can be cumbersome to keep track of who needs access to what - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: SecureThinking: What is a company to do about pod slurping? - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
The stunning increase in the use of removable storage devices has opened the door wide for data theft and information loss. There is an almost constant stream of news articles about confidential data that is compromised because of lost laptops, misplaced - Shany Seawright
Shany Seawright
Submitted: Improving Logistics Support On The Battlefield | The Authority Net - http://www.mixx.com/stories...
We recently worked with a U.S. military organization to help them achieve their mission: Improve logistics support to troops on the battlefield. - Shany Seawright
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