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Tufte Joins the Recovery Board

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 8 2010

If you're a certain sort of person, this is very exciting -- on symbolism, at least, if not on actually concrete meaning. From the White House: Read More

Revamped Digs Up Projects in Your Hood

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 28 2009

A brand-new went live this morning. Read More

Gov 2.0 Expo: Government as Partner with the Public; An Idea Whose Time Is...

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 8 2009

The final set of presentations at the Gov 2.0 Expo focused on "Government as a partner." This, hopefully, is where we'll hear about some cutting-edge examples of government opening up to involve citizens as co-creators ... Read More and the Transparencywashing Menace

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 17 2009

Environmentalists worry about greenwashing. That's where companies slap feel-good labels like "environmentally friendly" on cleansers that have been reformulated to be a hair less toxic than they once were. Or ... Read More's $18M Contract -- Fast, Secure, or Accessible: Pick Two

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 3 2009

There was one slightly slapstick episode during my Capitol Hill days when we needed to quickly get some investigative documents out on the web, but we were concerned that we needed to redact personal information in them ... Read More

Recovery Board Depends on Sunlight's SOO

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 17 2009

An interesting detail bubbles up from our comments. I noted in a post yesterday that the Recovery and Accountability Transparency Board had posted the Statement of Objectives for the multi-million ... Read More's Multi-Million Dollar Redesign Project Had Few Takers

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 16 2009, it seems, had very few invitations to the dance to chose from. Read More Redesign Contract Caught in Game of "Not It"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 13 2009

Both GSA and the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board are calling "not it" when it comes to providing a window onto the process by which a Maryland company was awarded up to $18 million for the ... Read More