Updated 2:22 p.m.: The Open Gov webcast has been rescheduled for 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Dec. 8, because of the president’s press conference. The White House is gearing up to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its Open Government Initiative, and in a nod to its Gov 2.0 goals, the White House …Read More »
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It was a long time coming, but a change might come to the House of Representatives. No, not the historic change in power initiated by the November midterm elections. The incoming Republican leadership of the House has proposed rules that would allow iPads and other mobile computing devices to be …Read More »
2009, the first year of President Barack Obama’s tenure as chief executive, was all about building open government policies, federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra told Federal News Radio recently. 2010 was about actually implementing those policies, he added. And, in a segment for the radio station, Chopra said listeners …Read More »
Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra said government’s role for the future of the Internet is to convene and facilitate technological innovation in partnership with the private sector. At a Brookings Institute forum on Internet policy, Chopra made his far-reaching pronouncements in response to a single, loaded question: What is …Read More »
The General Services Administration is ramping up a new project that will allow government policymakers to engage with the public. But it’s not your typical crowd-sourcing effort. The new effort, which GSA is seeking public comment on, is called ExpertNet, and it aims to foster collaboration between federal agencies and …Read More »
When three high-profile open-government supporters sat down for a live webcast on the one-year anniversary of the White House’s Open Government Directive to take questions from the public, it was clear, they were already thinking of the future. Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra summed up the trio’s perspective best …Read More »
For the first time, USAspending.gov will also track federal agencies’ payment to sub-contractors in addition to those made to direct recipients or prime contractors. “You will be able to track payments made by federal agencies not only to direct recipients, but also those made by those recipients to other entities …Read More »