Author: Rebecca Woodbury

Trust, Discretion, and the Employee Experience

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Nothing Compares 2 U What I’m Watching – RHONY What I’m Doing – painting Warning: this Morning Buzz is more of a Morning Rant. We often talk about trust in government in the context of community satisfaction levels. I’m a firm believer that the community’s experience of government … Continued

Trust, Discretion, and the Employee Experience

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Nothing Compares 2 U What I’m Watching – RHONY What I’m Doing – painting Warning: this Morning Buzz is more of a Morning Rant. We often talk about trust in government in the context of community satisfaction levels. I’m a firm believer that the community’s … Continued

Your Employees Need a Website Too

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – mostly dream pop these days What I’m Reading – Technology and Public Management (yes, it’s a textbook) What I’m Watching – Flint Town What I’m Doing – planning a vacation to Spain! So, at the City of San Rafael we have an intranet. It’s a Sharepoint site from like … Continued

Your Employees Need a Website Too

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – mostly dream pop these days What I’m Reading – Technology and Public Management (yes, it’s a textbook) What I’m Watching – Flint Town What I’m Doing – planning a vacation to Spain! So, at the City of San Rafael we have an intranet. It’s … Continued

Why Good Tech Matters in Your Workplace

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Ikkje min feil What I’m Reading – don’t judge me What I’m Watching – Altered Carbon What I’m Doing – eating a chocolate covered marshmallow shaped like a clown In our workplaces, there is a range of comfort levels with technology. And that’s putting it lightly. … Continued

Why Good Tech Matters in Your Workplace

Right now with Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Ikkje min feil What I’m Reading – don’t judge me What I’m Watching – Altered Carbon What I’m Doing – eating a chocolate covered marshmallow shaped like a clown In our workplaces, there is a range of comfort levels with technology. And that’s putting … Continued

The Future is Blockchain (and the Future Is Now)

Estonia is not only mostly female and the world’s least religious country, it’s also the most advanced digital society in the world. Today, almost all government services in Estonia are digital and can be accessed through secure digital identities. They’ve done this through X-Road–a secure, standardized and decentralized infrastructure that allows for multiple information systems … Continued

Blockchains and Bitcoins

If you don’t know what blockchain is, how it works, and its potential, you should start learning about it now. Many know it as the technology behind cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. But it can also be applied to various other kinds of transactions and services through decentralized, distributed and secure ledgers used for continuous recordkeeping. … Continued

I Hate Email

About 6-7 years ago I was hanging out with my neighbor, talking about the future. He said that within a couple of years email was no longer going to be our primary way of communicating. I couldn’t imagine it. Right now I have 242 unread messages in my unruly inbox. It’s a good day when … Continued

Love, Hate, Fear and Your Career

I recently had my annual evaluation. I’m going on my ninth year at the City of San Rafael; in 2009 I started as an intern and have enjoyed a nice, steady career path. I’ve had the pleasure of learning from wonderful mentors and Im fortunate to have always felt supported by people who care about … Continued

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