10 dot-gov sites that get it right

Web sites recognized for embracing Web 2.0 practices

Government Computer News has tapped 10 government Web sites that best embrace Web 2.0 practices.

The sites include ones that are people-facing, such as the U.S. Postal Service site along with sites intended for internal or intragovernmental audiences, such as Forge.mil.

The list of sites including the technologies used to create them were published in the July 27 issue of Government Computer News, a sister publication of Washington Technology.

Top 10 sites:

Data.gov; usaspending.gov
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

Forge.mil
Agency: Defense Information Systems Agency

Transit.511.org
Agency: California Metropolitan Transportation Commission

State.gov
Agency: State Department

Federal Digital System
www.gpo.gov/fdsys
Agency: Government Printing Office 

Utah.gov
Agency: State of Utah 

Science.gov
Agency: Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Energy Department 

U.S. Postal Service
www.usps.com; www.prioritymail.com
Agency: U.S. Postal Service

Women’s Health/Girl’s Health
www.womenshealth.gov; www.girlshealth.gov

Webcontent.gov
Agency: Federal Web Managers Council, General Services Administration

About the Author

Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

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