The Emerging Role and Merits for Chief Data Officers

The Federal Reserve has hired its first Chief Data Officer (CDO).  Micheline Casey is joining NIH’s Eric Green, FCC’s Greg Elin, and a small but growing band of federal CDOs.

Weekly Round-up: August 30, 2013

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This week: Pushing boundaries

Weekly Round-up: September 13, 2013

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It's a reflective time of year for me, so this week what stood out were tips and lists and such:

Weekly Round-up: September 20, 2013

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This week, it's all about opening government.

Weekly Round-up: September 27, 2013

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Weekly Round-up: October 04, 2013

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Weekly Round-up: October 11, 2013

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The Future of Online Citizen Services

Jimmy Fallon’s Nick Burns – Computer Guy captured a lot of what people loathed (and feared) about computer support techs.  The signature line was the condescending command that Nick gave to his clients as they sat in front of their machines: “Move!”

Weekly Round-up: October 18, 2013

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This week is all about data in its many forms and for its many uses:

Weekly Round-up: October 25, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda


Innovation Fellow, Emeritus
IBM Center for The Business of Government
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Washington, DC 20005
United States

Gadi Ben-Yehuda was our Innovation Fellow for the Center for The Business of Government. In the five years that Mr. Ben-Yehuda was with the Center, he was a speaker, panelist and moderator for events with State Department, Department of Labor, Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and other agencies. He also delivered presentations both nationally and internationally, at SxSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, the Global eGovernment Forum in Seoul, South Korea, and conferences in venues ranging from Washington, DC, to New York City, and Las Vegas, NV, to Burlington, VT. He was a prolific writer, with articles appearing on the Center’s blog, in Government Executive and Fast CoExist. He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Vine. Mr. Ben-Yehuda has worked on the Web since 1994, when he received an email from Maya Angelou through his first Web site. He has an MFA in poetry from American University, has taught writing at Howard University, and has worked in Washington, DC, for nonprofits, lobbying organizations, Fleishman-Hillard Global Communications, and Al Gore's presidential campaign. Prior to his current position, Gadi was was a Web Strategist for the District of Columbia's Office of the chief Technology Officer (OCTO). Additionally, Gadi has taught creative, expository, and Web writing for more than 10 years to university students, private-sector professionals, and soldiers, including Marines at the Barracks at 8th and I in Washington, DC. Gadi is also a member of ACT-IAC.