Is Government 2.0 another passing fad?
Jan. 20: A video camera mounted on a lunar rover in the inaugural parade provides NASA Web site visitors with a unique perspective.
March 26: Obama draws 92,000 questions during a virtual town hall meeting.
April 29: GSA hammers out terms-of-service agreements with several social-networking providers, clearing the way for agencies to use their services.
May 21: Data.gov goes public, providing one-stop access to multiple government databases.
May 21: The White House begins the Open Government Initiative, seeking public input on making government more transparent.
June 17: NASA launches Spacebook, a homegrown application that allows NASA employees to collaborate Facebook-style in a secure environment.
Aug. 26: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsors a Web-based discussion to gauge public opinion on swine flu vaccinations.
Sept. 10: Facebook sets up a page to help agencies jump-start their social-networking efforts.
Sept. 28: GovLoop, a social-networking site for feds, is acquired by vendor GovDelivery.
Oct. 23: Accessibility advocates warn that Government 2.0 strategies must accommodate people with disabilities.
Dec. 1: Facebook announces it will host a conference for application developers in the Washington, D.C., area.
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Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.
New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.
It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One
U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.
The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.
The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.
What definition of "Gov 2.0" do all these projects qualify? How is a web-cam on a moving vehicle considered "Gov 2.0"? Or is "Gov2.0" really just a catch-all phrase for "tech stuff that we haven't done before"? Ummm ... yes!
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