Government 2.0


Issa rejects federal transparency bill

Rep. Darrell Issa says the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee won't consider a federal transparency bill.

Candi Harrison

Think like a customer, not like a techie

Until we change our frame of reference, we won't improve the quality of the services we provide, writes Candi Harrison, who teaches courses at Web Manager University.

Steve Kelman

How agencies can get the inside scoop on wasteful programs

The federal government should tap into the wisdom of feds to identify activities that are ripe for termination, writes Steve Kelman.

Budget cuts hit e-gov efforts hard

Thanks to a 75 percent cut in funding, the White House is killing some e-gov and Government 2.0 efforts, halting advances on others.

Capitol smackdown: YouTube launches Town Hall channel for debates

YouTube’s new channel, YouTube Town Hall, creates a type of online debate between members of Congress by presenting side-by-side videos of members discussing popular issues.

McClure: How to succeed (and fail) at innovation

Federal agencies looking to ride the current wave of innovation should avoid a common pitfall, said the associate administrator of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.

Metrics take the guesswork out of Gov 2.0

Agencies need the right mix of best practices, standard tools and custom benchmarks to demonstrate the legitimacy of their Gov 2.0 efforts.

National Jukebox launches at Library of Congress

Library of Congress is offering free streaming of vintage recordings.

Deputy CTO promotes innovation paths that can be replicated

U.S. Deputy CTO Chris Vein joined the White House in March to advance agencies using innovative technologies and processes.

Veteran takes it to VA -- from the inside

The Veterans Affairs Department has hired veteran and blogger Alex Horton -- one of its most vocal critics -- to critique the agency from the inside.

The best of the federal blogosphere

The 5 people you meet in CIO heaven; FCC takes a new stab at open government; What I want on Earth Day; Earth Team skills on display.

Some agencies charged more than others for Grants.gov use, GAO says

The Grants.gov program charges higher fees to some federal agencies than others for the same services, a new report says.