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Drupal Knows Best? The White House Debate Continues

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 29 2009

We linked yesterday to a piece from Slate's Chris Wilson in which he made the case that White House's switch to the open-source content management system Drupal for its WhiteHouse.gov site and related projects was a ... Read More

A Nation of End Users: Inside (and Outside) the White House Drupal Switch

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, October 28 2009

News of the White House's switch to Drupal absolutely has absolutely rocketed around the web this weekend and week. We are among the lucky beneficiaries. Our traffic numbers, frankly, look like a one-hump camel. Read More

White Paper Revisted: Is Obama Following Fed Web Managers' Counsel?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 27 2009

A year has passed since the Federal Web Managers Council passed a copy of its highly-regarded white paper "Putting Citizens First: Transforming Online Government" (pdf) to the Obama transition team. Read More

Tim O'Reilly's Three Insights into the Drupaling of the White House

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 26 2009

Publisher, conference convener, and lover of animal pen drawings Tim O'Reilly gives us his insight into how the White House just Read More

WhiteHouse.gov Goes Drupal [Updated]

BY Nancy Scola | Saturday, October 24 2009

WhiteHouse.gov has gone Drupal. Read More

The Upside of Obama's Social Media Warehousing

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 21 2009

You can just about picture White House new media director Macon Phillips banging his head against his office wall at the very same time he's banging out a blog post explaining why the White House, in its view, has no ... Read More

Turning the Internet into an Albatross: Fresh Outrage Over Obama's "Secret" SocNet Plan

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, September 3 2009

What began with the FoxNews-led blowback against the Obama White House’s new media team’s request for people to turn in “fishy” emails gained steam when the White House mistakenly blasted out a ... Read More

One Millllllion Followers

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 24 2009

The White House notes that as of about 4:30pm ET yesterday, they've topped 1 million followers on Twitter. Not bad for institutional megaphone, even if it lands the White House somewhere between Newt Gringrich (873,000 ... Read More