Government Sites That Mean Business
web sites make information and services available at the touch of
a button, helping Americans keep in touch with their government
and making government work better for people.
for Stormy (Space) Weather
think bad weather in space doesn't affect you, think again. Solar
winds buffeting the earth's magnetosphere generate huge and sometimes
very severe geomagnetic storms that can and do cause power outages,
radio and satellite malfunctions, and pager and cell phone failures.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has reinvented
the communication of methods used to present data on the effects
of geomagnetic storms, making them far more accessible to the public
and to companies and industries that need the information.
Revolution Will Kill 20th Century Dinosaurs
demands of the Information Revolution will kill our 20th century
dinosaurs -- those organizations that cannot, or will not, adapt
to the new global realities of the next millennium," said Office
of Personnel Management Janice LaChance.
Leadership Network site is developed by and targeted to public servants.
This upbeat new site must make them, and the people they serve,
feel very good about public servants and public service as a worthwhile
career. Other countries can learn from the helpful, thoughtful tools
and resources for workers. The site has a comprehensive tool kit
for managers and staff, government job listings, assistance programs
for workers with personal problems, and conflict-resolution guidelines.
A weekly feature profiles a government official and an "interactive
zone" gives employees a place to talk with each other.
That Mean Business
20th Century Dinosaurs
2, No. 7, November 15, 1999
2, No. 6, November 8, 1999
2, No. 5, November 1, 1999
2, No. 4, October 25, 1999
2, No. 3, October 18, 1999