Wednesday, June 9, 2010
OMB released specific guidance to agencies on how they should prepare their budget submissions to OMB, which are due September 13. Here are some details the main stream media didn't cover (and probably for good reason!)
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
I’d like to be the first to say to Twitter’s new employee: welcome to the party, but don’t get comfortable. Here are five things I’d like to see Twitter do to make itself more useful to government, and more useful to citizens:
Monday, June 7, 2010
Transparency starts at home (or at least in the House): comprehensive, thoughtful regulation is essential to the success of Gov 2.0.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
The Air Force is assigning 3D avatars to all new recruits. Agencies are creating a government-only 3D world for training and joint exercises. Government has joined Second Life. This is not your father's government!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Are there best practices in creating problem-solving networks? Passion and motivation of a sponsor and champion are important, but studies offer practical answers to common questions such as "what type of network is most appropriate?" and "what are the ta
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
A group of like-minded people from across a range of agencies met to discuss how they might create a collaborative problem-solving network around implementing their agencies' Open Government initiatives. They raised, but didn't resolve, a range of importa
Friday, May 21, 2010
The House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a bill to the House floor amending GPRA to require agencies to report on performance quarterly. Other provisions could lead to performance budgeting and activity based cost accounting -- all big changes in gov
Thursday, May 20, 2010
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.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
According to public administrators, some of the highest barriers to citizen participation are citizens themselves.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
The BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has created interesting collaborations between government, citizens, media, and industry via various Web 2.0 tools. When will their efforts begin to converge?