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Spreading the Gospel of Data.gov

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 4 2010

Bill Alllison finds an intriguing job posting. GSA is listing an opening (or Request for Information, at least) for "an Evangelist for Data.gov Open Government": Read More

Google Secures Its Apps for Government

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 27 2010

Google's offerings to the public sector have just expanded, with the announcement that the company is now offering a version of their "cloud" based Google Apps suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar, and more) ... Read More

Shiny New Federal IT Dashboard Debuts

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

Vivek Kundra, U.S. CIO, unveiled a revamped federal IT Dashboard tody. Read More

SAVE Award 2010: Optimizing Government from the Inside Out

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 8 2010

Last year, the Obama White House launched its first-ever SAVE Award to solicit idea from government employees for making government work better, which was innovative in several ways, but in part because it was an ... Read More

Uncle Sam's App Store

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 2 2010

USA.gov has gotten an overhaul just in time for July 4th. GovExec's Aliya Sternstein has all the tasty details of the redesigned and relaunched site, meant to serve as a central online doorway to all the information and ... Read More

Shorter Orszag: Cookies Aren't So Toxic

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 28 2010

Departing OMB Director Peter Orszag announced Friday new federal policies loosening the federal government's approach to web "cookies" and tightening its approach to third-party tools like Twitter and Facebook; Center ... Read More

White House Announces New Cookie Policy. Of Some Sort.

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, June 25 2010

Hours ago, the Obama White House issued a new policy on how the federal government thinks about online "cookies," and other aspects of the modern digital experience with privacy implications. From the OMB memo ... Read More

A Taste of Data.gov's New Recipe

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 20 2010

Wired.com's Eliot Van Buskirk got a sneak peak at the new Data.gov, a.k.a. the redesign of the year-old White House data hub that will be officially released tomorrow. From the looks of it, the revamped site should ... Read More