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DigitalGov University (DGU) is the events platform for DigitalGov. DGU provides programming to build and accelerate digital capacity by providing webinars and in-person events highlighting innovations, case studies, tools and resources.

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  • MobileGov Around the Horn: Mobile Performance Measurement Edition

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    WEBINAR How do you measure the success of your agency's mobile implementations? Are you transforming the way you do business? What are the positive impacts on the mission? Or is your app not performing like you want it to? Maybe your we...

    December 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Show Me the Data: Leveraging Analytics in DigitalGov Search

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    WEBINAR Analyzing your site visitors' search terms can help you better understand their needs. It can provide valuable data about the content and organization of the content on your site. In this session we will go deep in the DigitalGov...

    December 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Intro to Mobile Security–What You Need to Know About Making Your Agency Apps Secure

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    WEBINAR No matter how awesome that front end design looks, your app needs to be secure and protect your user's data and privacy. Come hear about the common security risks in mobile development and how you can leverage processes and tools...

    December 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Module 6: Building a Community

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    WEBINAR The Expert Training Series: How to Design & Operate Prizes to Maximize Success are part of an educational platform of 7 modules on incentivized prize competitions for the federal challenge and prize community. This webinar serie...

    December 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Plain Language and Descriptive Link Language

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    WEBINAR Still using "Click here"? How about "Read More"? What's wrong with that? Plenty! Learn why it doesn't work and how to fix it. Join us via webinar. We're anticipating a 15-20 minute presentation with plenty of time for Q&A. ...

    December 10 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Module 7: Post-Prize Industry and the Post-Prize Impact

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    WEBINAR The Expert Training Series: How to Design & Operate Prizes to Maximize Success are part of an educational platform of 7 modules on incentivized prize competitions for the federal challenge and prize community. This webinar serie...

    January 14, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Event Recaps

  • The logo from the new website #SomosSocial: 5 Keys for Government to Reach Hispanics Through Social Media - Hispanics are one of fastest growing demographics in the U.S. But like any demographic, there are important nuances to consider when connecting with this audience. Insight into your audience’s motivations, behavior and preferences is key for anyone trying to engage with the public. We know every day that more and more Hispanics are on social […]
  • Business Concept "compass" graphic with the arrow pointing towards Customer DigitalGov Summit Recap: Innovation Through Customer Experience - Meeting customer needs can be done, no matter what agency you represent. A panel discussion at the 2015 DigitalGov Citizen Services Summit delved into customer experience (CX) work at three agencies with diverse missions. Andrew Hughey, Product Development Director at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), moderated the panel that featured Stephanie Thum, Vice President of […]
  • Light bulb with drawing of various business and strategy imagery Training Series Offers Marketing Tips for Prizes & Challenges - Marketing and public education is an essential part of any successful prize competition. The good news for federal agencies working with tight budgets is that both can be accomplished without breaking the bank. “We have found other ways than spending a lot of money,” said Denice Shaw, senior advisor to the Chief Innovation Officer at the […]
  • Fighting businessmen Mission Possible: Experts Plot the Steps for Running Successful Prize Competitions - Long before the final prize is awarded, a successful challenge starts with a master plan. That’s the point experts drove home during Operational Best Practices and Lessons Learned, the third webinar in’s ongoing series on running successful prize competitions. Sandeep Patel, open innovation manager for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Idea Lab, […]
  • A signpost showing signs pointing in opposite directions; one says, "simple," and the other says, "complicated." Using Plain Language to Write for the Web - Plain language will make you a better writer. For federal employees, it’s also the law. On September 9th, Katherine Spivey, Co-Chair of the Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN), presented a webinar on plain writing principles and how to apply them to Web writing. She also addressed how federal writers can comply with the […]