The General Services Administration has negotiated terms of service for federal agencies with providers of 51 free social media applications to date.
But some observers say GSA isn't doing enough to understand agencies' missions.
GSA's David McClure discusses the state of open government and the importance of customer service.
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.
The General Services Administration is already laying the groundwork for the follow-on acquisition that will replace the Networx program, while still in the thick of the Networx transition.
The federal government's open-data website, Data.gov, is moving into the cloud, but a few funding questions trail behind.
Davie will serve as executive president of the American Council for Technology's new Executive Committee.
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.
The General Services Administration has hired a power player to lead its Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.
The online platform would allow for crowdsourcing of ideas on how to better structure procurement.
Teleworking is moving beyond just letting agency employees work from home; it's becoming a key element in continuity-of-operations planning, efforts to reduce pollution, and plans to save billions on unneeded real estate.
Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for the General Services Administration, addressed a conference room full of federal procurement employees at the Federal IT Acquisition Summit.