Government 2.0


10 tips for social media success

A sample: Use your agency logo to convey that it's an official presence.

Workplace as a service? DHS CIO says yes

Department of Homeland Security is looking to try out a new business model.

GSA's Johnson: Tight budgets should trigger innovation not fear

GSA is leading the way on innovation in energy efficiency, crowdsourcing and mobility, its leader says.

The best federal mobile apps (and some that need more work)

Also: Secrets of a champion app.

DOL and Facebook create partnership to help job seekers

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced the new Social Jobs Partnership with representatives from Facebook and other groups.

Government workers using mobile to access social media, survey shows

Market Connections Inc. released a new survey of how government employees and contractors are utilizing and accessing social media.

Facebook poised to dredge up your embarrassing past

New Timeline feature could resurface posts and images you thought were gone forever -- here's what you can do about it.

Proven tips to make the best performance dashboards

Agencies should check out the colorful dials on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's online dashboard to see some good dashboard design. Read on for more tips and good examples.

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Gaurav 'GP' Pal: Pushing Recovery.gov into the future

Pal helped drive the evolution of Recovery.gov, including its migration to a public cloud and the addition of Web 2.0 widgets.

Labor Department seeks public comment on Benefits.gov

DOL is looking for citizens' input on the information collection process on its website for federally funded benefit and assistance programs.

Tips for crowdsourcing, from the crowd

Agencies share lessons learned from using Challenge.gov.

3 top priorities for E-Government Fund

David McClure, associate administrator at GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, listed the administration's top priorities for support from the shrinking E-Government Fund.