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GSA Launches Pilot 12-Week Social Media Training
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 10:11
GSA will be offering a 12-week social media training course for government employees starting February 7.
Social media

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Weekly Round-up: January 13, 2012
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 08:32
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 09, 2012

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Engaging Citizens vs. Streamlining Bureaucracy
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 08:37
Forty years ago, Congress passed a law to make government agencies more accountable and transparent in how they sought advice from industry and the public. It was called the Federal Advisory Committee Act. But over the years, the way the law was implemented led to less citizen involvement and reluctance by agencies from seeking advice.

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Are There Government-Friendly Gadgets to be Seen at CES?
Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:01
The Consumer Electronics Show is a playground for technophiles--will there be new technologies that governments can use?

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Friday, January 6, 2012 - 10:43
GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies (OCSIT) serves as a key resource for OMB and agencies in delivering on the Administration’s IT agenda, as indicated in its newly issued annual report.
GSA

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Weekly Round-up: January 06, 2012
Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 22:13
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 02, 2012

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Fixing the Rules of the Game
Monday, January 2, 2012 - 16:18
The budget stalemate back in the spring, the summer debt ceiling debacle, the recent failure of the “super committee,” and the near paralysis over extending the payroll tax cut the are all symptoms of a broken governing system. The non-partisan Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform recently issued a series of recommendations on how to begin fixing the system.

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Weekly Round-up - December 23, 2011
Friday, December 23, 2011 - 08:37
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 19, 2011

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Recovering from the Recovery Act, Part 3
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 10:33
President Obama created a new oversight board in June 2011 as part of his new Campaign to Cut Government Waste. He directed it to report to him in December on ways to improve accountability, based on lessons from the implementation of the Recovery Act. That report is now out.

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 14:17
Federal CIO VanRoekel recently spoke about the Administration’s renewed focus on improving productivity within the federal government. One key to success is the strategic use of IT to improve how agencies manage programs.
IT

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