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USAID leverages social media for famine awareness

Haley Van Dyck, USAID's director of digital strategy and engagement, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new project.

Friday - 09/23/2011, 10:31am EDT
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Federal spending database full of inaccuracies?

Kaitlin Lee, senior developer for the Sunlight Foundation, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the group's recent "ClearSpending" report, which found that agencies misreport data on USASpending.gov.

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 09:22am EDT
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Virtualization: What is it and can it work for your agency?

Aileen Black, vice president for the Public Sector for VMware, answers your questions about virtualization.
September 20, 2011

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 09:39pm EDT
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Obama seeks more public input on open gov plan

President Barack Obama has proposed an open government plan that includes more streamlined responses to FOIA requests, digital record management, a revamped regulations.gov and new measures to promote public participation in government. He presented the plan at a meeting of the international Open Government Partnership in New York.

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 06:15pm EDT

Ayesha Edwards: Agencies need to embrace social media

Ayesha Edwards is a management and program analyst at the Department of Education.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Feds won't fight bankruptcy by married gay couples

Federal officials no longer plan to contest joint bankruptcy pleadings brought by legally married same-sex couples, a Department of Justice spokeswoman said Friday.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 08:12pm EDT

NIH connects patients, providers with health care info

"Patients using portals or EHRs that have implemented MedlinePlus Connect can access easy-to-understand health information on MedlinePlus that is directly related to their diagnoses, medications, and lab tests," according to HHS in a press release.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 10:51am EDT
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Collaborative website combines vets' resources

The National Resource Directory is allowing agencies to share information with members of the military. Koby Langley from DoD tells Federal News Radio how the collaboration works.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 12:15pm EDT
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OPM jumps on wiki bandwagon for training, development

Stephen Shih of OPM tells Federal News Radio about the success of the new wiki site used for training and development of government managers and training professionals.

Wednesday - 06/22/2011, 07:05pm EDT
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Transparency groups call for increased E-Gov funding

OMB Watch and 30 other open-gov groups are asking Congress to restore funding to the E-Government Fund.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 01:56pm EDT

GSA releases social media guidelines

The General Services Administration has devised a social media guide for its employees. Federal News Radio spoke with Jacke Zeheir, director of the IT Policy & Compliance Division in the GSA CIO's office.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 01:19pm EDT
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OPM to enlist recruitment ambassadors

The Office of Personnel Management launches a new portal to help managers improve how they bring new employees into the government. USAJobsrecruit.gov is available for all feds to share best practices, find tools and solve challenges as Federal Service Ambassadors.

Friday - 05/06/2011, 09:32am EDT
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USPS offered digital modernization ideas from overseas

The Government Accountability Office spoke with foreign countries about how they've modernized their mail systems and offered ideas to the U.S. Postal Service based on its findings. Phil Herr, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, talks about the report.

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 12:28pm EDT
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DoD to set new path for IT acquisition

The Pentagon will issue new guidance this summer to move the military services away from buying technology in the same way they buy weapons. DoD's challenges are similar across the government, according to a new survey of CIOs. TechAmerica finds in their 21st survey of CIOs that technology managers believe acquisition employees need more expertise in buying IT.

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 07:58am EDT
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FCC rebrands itself through new website

Haley Van Dyck, director of citizen engagement at the Federal Communication Commission, says the agency wants to hear from users about its new website before launching completely next month.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 02:38pm EDT
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'Virtual agencies' target individual citizens' needs

IBM Center for the Business of Government has been looking at something called virtual agencies, a form of personalized government, centered around individual citizens or customers.

Thursday - 04/07/2011, 05:58pm EDT
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FCC launches its first website redesign in 10 years

The Federal Communications Commission is redoing its website for the first time in ten years.

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 03:48pm EDT
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Excellence.gov Awards: VA's Baker on IT in the budget battle

VA's Roger Baker discussed how to advance IT projects amidst uncertain budget times.

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 02:47pm EDT
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Have a crisis? There's an app for that.

Alex Howard, Government 2.0 Washington Correspondent for O'Reilly Media, explains some of the ways government departments are taking advantage of collaborative tools to meet their missions.

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 03:27pm EST
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Gov lessons from Facebook's 'like' tag

The "like it" feature on Facebook acts as an instant rating system.

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 05:29pm EST
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