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; curr
Congress created a bipartisan panel last year to examine and come up with solutions for fixing the largest buying system – the Defense Department. As a former Defense official noted, it was the latest in 130 different contract reform commissions. Will thi
Defense Secretary Robert Gates delivered a much-ballyhooed speech this past week about the urgent need to cut defense spending by at least $15 billion. It is worth reading! I had a different take than other media coverage, though. . .
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.
Some things can move fast in bureaucracies! President Obama signed Executive Order 13522, “Creating Labor-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services,” in early December to resurrect the labor-management partnerships from the Clinton era.