Government 2.0


Federal CIO details IT forecast

Administration pledges progress in IT despite budget cuts.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient.

Steve Kelman

Why contests are a smart procurement tool

Research shows that groundbreaking ideas are more likely to come from people working on the fringe, writes FCW columnist Steve Kelman.

Can search make feds smarter shoppers?

The General Services Administration is seeking a database search engine that can help government buyers compare pricing on commercial products.

Chopra sees split in open government community

Departing White House CTO Aneesh Chopra described what he perceives as a split in the open government community in a new interview published in The Atlantic.

Federal managers doubt cloud computing's cost-savings claims

Government managers are apprehensive about the security in cloud environments, and many are skeptical of its promises of major cost savings.

OMB calls on citizens for help on Shared IT Strategy

Industry and citizens are encouraged to forward their ideas and suggestions on the federal CIO’s framework to shared IT services.

Cloud computing expected to spur job creation

Analysis shows cloud computing adoption is growing globally, with the U.S. spending the most on cloud-based solutions and services.

Innovation center to tackle government tech problems

Industry group stands ready to help with fresh ideas.

Gov 2.0: Now the real work begins

Having picked all the low-hanging fruit in the form of Facebook, Twitter and mobile apps, federal agencies will be more targeted in their social media approaches in 2012.

Facebook 'invisible' sharing worries privacy advocates

New Facebook features could share your information without your knowledge, expert fears.

Facebook's Open Graph unleashes auto-sharing

Yet another group of major changes are coming to Facebook, which recently introduced the Timeline format change, and now has added more than 60 new ways to automatically share information.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!