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Profile: David McClure, GSA Associate Administrator for Citizen Services, Innovative Technologies

David McClure serves as associate administrator for the General Services Administration‘s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, where he works to identify and apply new technologies for government operations and services. The office works to make government operations more open and transparent to the public through the use of technologies and …

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Fed Officials Point to Acquisition Problems for Cloud

Aligning federal acquisition rules to better serve cloud services procurements “is a problem,” according to Steve Cooper, the Federal Aviation Administration‘s acting chief information officer. He spoke on the issue at a recent AFCEA Bethesda event and added, “we do not have an answer yet,” according to a report in …

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GSA Drives Open Government

The General Services Administration is taking steps to further the administration’s goal of having an open and participatory government. Most recently, GSA called other agencies to boost innovation with plans to launch an online innovation challenge platform. This online platform is free and will hopefully promote more public participation. GSA’s …

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Open Government: “Making it Real” Panel

The Open Government Directive has been “wildly successful,” according to GSA’s David McClure said.While the open government plans have opened floodgates across agencies to allow Americans to participate in democracy and give feedback, “we are talking steps down a longer road,” he continued. It is the process of restoring trust …

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GSA Hosts 2010 Government Web & New Media Conference

The 7th Annual Web Manger University’s Government Web and New Media Conference was surely a sign of the times. When the GSA Administrator was unable to give the welcome address as the schedule had originally planned, she appeared on the big screen through Skype. Audience members started a “twitterfall” by …

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McClure Shares Thoughts on Optimizing Open Government

The Obama administration’s expansive effort to bring transparency to the federal government is moving forward, but not without its share of challenges. David McClure, associate administrator of the Office of Citizen Services and Communications, highlighted the idea that the initiative is not an overnight prospect for government and private executives …

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