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GSA’s McClure: Cloud Causing Reflection on CIO Role

The federal “cloud-first” mandate, which directs agencies to begin prepping for cloud computing-based services, also has agency-level chief information officers, once the wielders of nearly limitless IT authority, facing a “culture clash,” FierceGovernmentIT reports. Dave McClure, associate administrator at the General Services Administration’s office of citizen services and innovative technologies, …

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Comings, Goings at OMB, GSA

President Barack Obama nominated a number of officials to fill key economic posts ahead of the forthcoming release of the 2012 budget, according to a Government Executive report. Among those nominated, is a new No. 2 for the Office of Management and Budget — Heather Higginbottom, who was nominated to …

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GSA Seeks Facebookers to Improve Social Media Timeline

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 …

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GSA Undergoes a Reorganization

The General Services Administration is getting a makeover. As part of the reorganization, GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Communications is now split into two: Office of Communications and Marketing is one part, and the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies is the second part. David McClure, associate administrator …

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GSA Awards USA.gov Video Contest Winner

GSA hosted the first-ever citizen engagement video contest and Peter Sullivan of Nashville, Tennessee took the gold. The challenge was to create a video that showed how USA.gov could help citizens navigate useful government information. More than 30 citizens from across the country submitted videos. The award winner of USA.gov …

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GSA Rethinks Cloud Strategy After Negative Feedback

The General Services Administration has scrapped a previous quotation request for cloud infrastructure services and is planning to offer a new one, after absorbing feedback from various agencies and vendors. “Eleven months in cloud computing time is really about 11 years,” Dave McClure, associate administrator for GSA’s office of citizen …

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Open Government Ball Rolls On

Yesterday, we reported there are growing concerns that the open government directive may face some challenges. There are agencies that have not yet launched transparency pages, and there are concerns about agencies putting ideas into action. However, it remains clear that the initiative is still moving forward.  One way this …

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