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
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; 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. . .