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Apps Contests Are "Alive and Well"

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 19 2011

Open government developer Mark Headd objects to Government Technology's recent article on the future of municipal apps contests, the one that I wrote up here. Headd suggests that some of the assumptions and observations ... Read More

NASA and Etsy Get Their Space Crafting On

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 18 2011

If you had to pick a federal agency to partner with hipster craft site Etsy, you'd probably pick NASA, what with their Foursquare check-ins from space, frequent tweetups, and plethora of apps. And you'd be right. Over at ... Read More

SAVE '1o Uncovers the Obvious Things the Feds Could Do to Save Cash

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 8 2010

Last year's SAVE Award winner, Department of Veterans Affairs clerk Nancy Fichtner. Read More

Voters Needed in Healthy Kids Apps Contest

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

The time has come to play games for your country. The Obama administration has opened up voting in its Apps for Healthy Kids contest. The competition called for developers to build kid-friendly games and online tools ... Read More

State Dept. Calls for Apps for E. Africa, By E. Africans

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 1 2010

The U.S. State Department and local entrepreneurs announced the launch of an Apps 4 Africa contest in Nairobi earlier today. Read More

Building One Contest Platform for a Diverse Government

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 11 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama's Apps for Health Kids is already running on ChallengePost, the platform that will be used as a executiveb branch-wide competition platform. Read More