Tag Archives: White House

New Online Features to Accompany State of the Union Address

White House officials today announced new online features to accompany the live stream of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. The features promise to be interactive, informative and experience-enhancing and hope to answer any questions the viewers may have during the president’s address to Congress. “As President Obama …

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Sunny Side Up: White House to Install Solar Panels

Despite mediocre poll numbers and the sense of doom clouding hopes for Democratic success in November, things may have gotten a little sunnier at the White House. The Obama administration this week announced plans to install solar panels on the White House roof to demonstrate President Barack Obama’s commitment to …

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US Government to Launch New Video Platform

The U.S. government will launch a new Video.gov platform, said White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer Andrew McLaughlin at a Gov 2.0 Summit last week. So far, there are millions of public-domain videos in government archives, but many are not digitized or posted for public viewing. Nonprofits, such as Public.Resource.Org, …

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Federal Stimulus Billions to Boost Health IT

Earlier this week, Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a new White House report detailing how last year’s economic stimulus package is pushing advancement in health IT by funneling billions of dollars to help hospitals, healthcare providers, states and other parties adopt health IT programs. Overall, health IT is getting $20 …

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President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board to Hold Public Meeting

The President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will hold its next public meeting Aug. 27, 2010 via conference call beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern Time to continue discussion of issues impacting the strength and competitiveness of the nation’s economy. The discussion–open to the public via live audio stream at White House …

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OMB’s Jeffrey Zients Details ‘Best Practices’ Progress

To reform the nation’s capital, improve performance and cut costs, the White House in January hosted a forum where 50 CEOs across various sectors and different-sized businesses shared their insight on how to take the best practices of the private sector on increasing efficiency and effectiveness and apply them to …

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