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NASA Applies Crowdsourcing Site for Product Discovery

NASA is using the crowdsourcing platform Marblar to share the agency’s scientific discoveries with the public and seek new ideas for applying the technologies, FCW reported Wednesday. Reid Davenport writes NASA has published 35 patents on the Marblar online community to date with the goal of spurring innovation through a …

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Pentagon Outlines Unmanned Systems Roadmap for Next 25 Years

The Defense Department has published a document that outlines the agency’s vision and strategy for leveraging unmanned systems to accomplish air, sea and ground missions in the next 25 years, Defense News reported Thursday. Jack Wittman writes that DoD’s “Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap” paper describes how the agency intends to …

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DOE to Spotlight National Lab Supercomputers on Website

The Energy Department will feature supercomputers used at national laboratories on its web site this month to highlight scientific research initiatives at the labs, energy.gov reported Wednesday. DOE aims to shed light on the history and transformation of information technology resources at the national labs, Ben Dotson, project coordinator for digital reform …

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President Obama Introduces Upcoming Agenda for Gov’t Innovation

President Barack Obama unveiled his second-term management agenda Monday, including efforts to utilize technology that works to improve government efficiency, Nextgov reports. Charles Clark writes Obama announced during a televised speech that Sylvia Mathews Burwell, White House budget chief, will lead the administration’s smarter government initiative. The President also introduced …

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NASA Ranks 1st on ‘Innovative Large Agencies’ List

NASA has topped the Partnership for Public Service’s list of the most innovative federal agencies based on impressions of federal employees in a survey, Federal Times reported Monday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes the agency scored 76.5 points for innovation, 15 points higher than the government-wide mark. The PPS based its findings …

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Dan Tangherlini Highlights GSA Mobile, Crowdsourcing Initiatives at Innovation Seminar

Telecommuting, mobile devices, cloud computing and social media are among the General Service Administration‘s avenues for innovation,, acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said Thursday. According to GovExec, Tangherlini was a panelist for a seminar on innovation in the public and private sectors at The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public …

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