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.
Conversation with Authors Series profiles three recent center reports with authors Dr. David Wyld on Cloud Computing in Government, Dr. Vicki Grant on Process Improvement in Social Service Delivery, and Prof. Sukumar Ganapati on the use of GIS in engaging citizens.
My DC Way is the first city app I'd pay for, though the company wants to give it away for free. It pulls around 20 public data sets and numerous commercial data sets to offer a single comprehensive guide to DC.
Will FedSpace, the cross-agency collaboration platform recently announced by GSA, turbo-charge the Obama Administration's "problem-solving networks?" There are lessons from other similar initiatives worth noting.
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.