Tag: government

Over the past two months, ALI Conferences hosted two trainings dedicated to improving both internal and external government communications within various agencies. 5th Annual Government Employee Engagement & Internal Communications Strategies Training Hosted September 17th through September 19th, 2019 in Washington, D.C., government communicators gathered to hear from their peers at organizations including, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Argonne

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Written by Ally Sherman, Chief. Facebook has been in the news for some problematic issues. Recent scandals around “fake news” and the misuse of data have many wondering about the platform’s credibility and asking what impact this has on, well, everyone. Despite this, Facebook remains one of the biggest players in the social media game with nearly 2 billion usersand

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With CHIEF being right here in the heart of DC, of course we’re always thinking about politics. While we are strictly a non-partisan shop, that doesn’t mean we can’t learn things from the “industry” of our city. And as a former political staffer, this is a topic near and dear to my heart. Let’s go on a trip through the email marketing

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A new study released at the Engage16 annual workforce communications conference last week revealed that 2 out of 3 corporations are investing in employee communications technology. What took them so long? Every CIO and internal communications professional we speak with complain that getting employees to read internal communications has been extremely difficult for a number of years. Studies consistently report that over 50%

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  With so many channels and services available, it’s often difficult for government agencies to determine the best way to reach their constituents. At the 2018 Granicus National Summit, we asked three public servants to explain how their agencies chose a digital path forward that effectively engaged their citizens. Our speakers included: Chip Harman, Content Strategy Manager at the Department

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Written by Andre Eggert | Granicus With video increasingly becoming the content of choice for consumers, it’s important to make sure that information is accessible to everyone. A great way to do that is providing closed captioning on all of your video. Need more convincing? Here’s just a few reasons to consider it. It helps everyone access public content Many

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Written by Kathryn Stokes, NAGC President Crisis communications planning has never been more important than it is today. The proliferation of social media has the ability to turn any event into an out-of-control news cycle in the blink of an eye. Social media may not be the culprit, but more often these days, groups use the tool to spark interest

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By: Zaid White, Senior Art Director, CHIEF. “Let’s Sidecar” —Admittedly, this is a phrase I have failed miserably at installing into our everyday jargon to describe how designers and developers work together, especially when responsive design is taking shape.  And even though we toss the phrase around as more of a joke now to describe a very particular project activity,

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Written by Kori Schulman, originally published on the White House blog, October 31, 2016. President Obama is the first “social media president”: the first to have @POTUS on Twitter, the first to go live on Facebook from the Oval Office, the first to answer questions from citizens on YouTube, the first to use a filter on Snapchat. Over the past

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To call the smartphone a revolutionary device is nearly an understatement. The ability to access the Internet from nearly anywhere you happen to be is more than a simple end user convenience, it is a paradigm of thinking that affects web design, finance, marketing, healthcare, active living, digital identity and even how we interact with each other on a daily

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