Tag Archives: Open Government

Kristen Baldwin Joins FAA as CIO

Kristen Baldwin, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Transportation, has been tapped to serve at the Federal Aviation Administration as CIO, Federal News Network reported Monday. Baldwin has succeeded Sean Torpey, who assumed the role on an acting basis since December 2016.

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Education Dept Launches Online Hub for Developer Resources

The Education Department has unveiled its first developer hub designed to serve as a dedicated space to centralize developer resources, document open government efforts and utilize the department’s data and code. ED created the usedgov.github.io site with the General Services Administration‘s 18F unit in an effort to organize open source projects and application …

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ODNI Issues IC Transparency Implementation Plan; James Clapper Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has unveiled an implementation plan for the Intelligence Community’s initiative to drive transparency in intelligence activities in support of the White House’s open government directive. ODNI said Tuesday the Principles of Intelligence Transparency for the Intelligence Community seek to balance goals in public awareness and national security …

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James Clapper Talks Transparency, Cyber, IC ITE, Clearance Reform at PSC Event

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discussed the Intelligence Community’s programs in support of government transparency, cybersecurity, clearance reform and the information technology enterprise during last week’s Professional Services Council conference. He said in his prepared remarks published Friday that the contracted workforce continues to have an important role in IC programs amid the …

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Kathy Conrad: Open Data Among ‘Key Principles of Government’

Kathy Conrad, former principal deputy associate administrator of the General Services Administration‘s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, has highlighted government technology programs she helped create in an interview with FCW posted Friday. Conrad told FCW’s Troy Schneider that Data.gov, the Digital Analytics Program, Challenge.gov, Search, DigitalGov.gov, Connect.gov, the Presidential Innovation Fellows …

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Gov’t Drafts Public Participation Playbook

The government is planning to release a U.S. Public Participation Playbook as part of its efforts to encourage public participation in shaping government programs under the U.S. Open Government National Action Plans. Corinna Zarek and Justin Herman, who are both working on the project, said in a piece posted Nov. 25 on the White House blog that …

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GSA Seeks Citizen Comments on Public Participation How-To

The White House has asked for public comment on a draft playbook for agencies developing or planning to run open government programs for better citizen engagement, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Emily Kopp writes the exercise, which will run until Dec. 17, provides an avenue for people to help shape …

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