Calling it an essential step in energy efficiency and cost savings for federal travel, the General Services Administration announced it would establish virtual meeting centers in federal buildings across the United States. The video-conferencing system will be available at GSA’s 11 regional headquarters, in cities such Boston, New York City, …Read More »
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Federal agencies are eagerly uploading data sets to the government’s online data repository, data.gov, but now they need guidance on what to send next and how to prioritize information, according to FederalNewsRadio.com. Next month, the General Services Administration will host a data.gov conference centered on making better use of data …Read More »
They may not have the popularity of Facebook, but Gov 2.0 initiatives are making milestones. And now the feds are crowd-sourcing to meet and make new goals. David McClure, an associate administrator of the General Services Administration, presented a timeline of social media in government on a blog post on …Read More »
Government agencies will have access to cloud-based technology with a simple download from the U.S. General Services Administration’s Apps.gov website. GSA announced it would offer cloud-computing infrastructure-as-a-service offerings, including cloud storage, virtualization and web-hosting services on the cloud-computing applications website. Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said the new cloud …Read More »
Speaking before a Telework Exchange Town Hall last week, head of the Office of Personnel Management John Berry again voiced his support for teleworking for federal employees, Nextgov reports. Employers should take broad steps to open up the teleworking option for most federal employees. Managers “should begin with the presumption …Read More »
The General Services Administration will reveal its new open government platform at the annual FedTalks presentation next Tuesday, amid a gathering of notable government, industry and media leaders. The theme of the conference will be how technology can be used to further the Obama administration’s goals of open government. The …Read More »