IT Modernization

CBO, NASA and White House add to growing infographics trend

Sophisticated infographics are growing in popularity on the Web, and federal agencies are joining in.

IT Modernization

Transparency groups say THOMAS legislative website is outdated

The Library of Congress' THOMAS system for researching current legislation is behind the times, according to more than two dozen watchdog groups.

IT Modernization

Treasure trove of Census data stumbles on launch

Many researchers welcomed NARA's release of the 1940 U.S. Census, but others worried about privacy and reported the website was not functioning properly.

IT Modernization

State Department's e-diplomacy efforts outpace other nations'

The State Department is the world's leading user of technology tools for diplomacy, according to a new think tank study.

Cybersecurity

GSA chief seeks to expand shared services

A shared services approach challenges longstanding ideas of how the government should be run, but is an effective option for reducing costs, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.

IT Modernization

Justice supports FOIA portal

A Justice Department official responds to recent allegations that the agency is hindering a multi-agency FOIA effort.

IT Modernization

USDA conservation corps to go mobile and add Web tools

The USDA wants to improve customer service for its thousands of conservationists who work in the field, according to a recently released plan.

IT Modernization

VanRoekel's open data strategy may have some limitations

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is a strong supporter of APIs for government data, but a transparency group urges a broader perspective.

IT Modernization

Social media challenges federal oversight of agency communications

Congress and the executive branch have often fought over what kind of agency communications are allowed with public funds, and social media is making oversight of those terms more difficult, according to a new report.

IT Modernization

EPA apps lesson: Offer money or plan to work harder

The Environmental Protection Agency has just compiled a new report on lessons it learned from hosting an application development challenge last year.

IT Modernization

Site allows tracking of influential White House visitors, ethics data

The new White House transparency website Ethics.gov aims to be a tool for accountability by allowing search of several databases at once.

IT Modernization

Why hasn't WordPress caught on in government?

WordPress is the most popular content management system on the Web, but Drupal wins the day among federal websites.

IT Modernization

EPA website next to go Drupal; NASA may follow

The Environmental Protection Agency is the latest to begin convert its website to the Drupal open source content management system.

IT Modernization

Tips to keep Google from tracking you

With Google's sweeping changes in privacy now in effect, technology experts are offering tips on how to protect your personal information.

IT Modernization

Tips for federal agencies to get the most out of StumbleUpon

A StumbleUpon executives explains how federal agencies can leverage the StumbleUpon platform to drive traffic to federal websites.

IT Modernization

GSA using StumbleUpon to bring visitors to federal websites

The General Services Administration recently established a USA.gov channel on the StumbleUpon Web service network with the goal of generating more traffic to federal websites.

IT Modernization

Regulations.gov gets a facelift, but it might not be enough

The White House announced a new redesign for Regulations.gov, but e-rulemaking needs more to see a real boost.

IT Modernization

Where have all the federal watchdogs gone?

The Project on Government Oversight created a new database to keep track of which federal agencies have vacancies in the position of inspector general.

Cybersecurity

Internal problems take down Defense IG website

A days-long outage of the Defense Department Office of Inspector General remains unresolved.

IT Modernization

Issa touts crowdsourced provisions in anti-piracy bill

Lawmaker pleased with response in an effort to craft a better bill against copyright infringement.

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