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W. David Stephenson

W. David Stephenson is the principal at Stephenson Strategies in Medfield, Mass., and a government/enterprise 2.0 consultant.

Why open data standards make good sense, now more than ever

Open standards, such as XBRL, could make it easier for agencies to process and share essential business information.

Cybersecurity

Give the public a role in disaster response

It's time for DHS to tap into social media's proven ability to provide valuable information in a crisis, writes consultant W. David Stephenson.

Future oil spills could be averted by Regulation 3.0 apps

Federal regulators should not depend on companies feeding — and perhaps filtering — information to them, writes W. David Stephenson, a Government/Enterprise 2.0 consultant.