What is the information technology strategy of the U.S. Department of Commerce? How has Commerce changed the way it does IT? And what is Commerce doing to ensure its IT investments are aligned with its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Learn about theory and practice of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to increase citizen participation. Topics: GIS data transparency, tapping citizen-volunteered geographic information, enhancing citizen participation in decision making with GIS; current GIS offerings in Washington, DC
This initial column on Governing in the Digital Landscape defines Gov 2.0 as "activities that regulate and utilize the digital landscape," and explains why it is essential that as many citizens as possible involve themselves in the process.
HUD's Open Government Plan is framed around the department's strategic goals. Its leaders decided to make President Obama's hallmark initiative a way of getting business done and not just another compliance exercise.
Since 1998, academics from across the world have competed to prepare insightful and practical research reports and case studies to assist public sector executives at all levels of government to more effectively respond to their mission and management challenges.
Federal agencies recently released their Open Government Plans on how they will actively engage citizens in agency decision-making efforts. None, that I’ve seen in what I’ve read so far, are taking advantage of a growing trend to use geographic information...