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Gov 2.0 News

Treasury moves to cloud, starts blog

The Treasury Department is moving to the cloud and starting an official blog.

Monday - 12/06/2010, 04:43pm EST

Will Facebook kill email?

Many people have speculated that Facebook's new communications platform might mean bad things for email. Dave Worsell, director of government solutions at GovDelivery in the UK, says that's not the case.

Friday - 12/03/2010, 04:01pm EST

POPVOX curates comments to Congress

POPVOX is a new online tool that sorts through all the feedback that goes to Congress.

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 04:20pm EST
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Soldiers displeased with Army Knowledge Online

The Army Times received more than 70 e-mails from active-duty, civilian and retired users. Almost all of them expressed some dissatisfaction with the site.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 05:24pm EST

Military shares videos on milTube

milTube is the Pentagon's latest social media offering. It's like YouTube but only members of the military can access it. Justin Filler is the deputy director of MilTech Solutions. He tells us how and why the site was created.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 02:45pm EST
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NASA dashboard tracks open gov goals

NASA's online dashboard tracks the agency's open government goals.

Monday - 11/22/2010, 04:26pm EST
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World Bank widgets example for open gov

O'Reilly Radar reports that the World Bank is setting an example for creating easy-to-use data.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 05:38pm EST

Open gov creates need for 'data curators'

With the explosion of government data now online, the government will rely on 'data curators' to help the public make sense of the information, The New York Times and O'Reilly Radar report.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 01:51pm EST

Five Gov 2.0 tips for training future leaders

Blogger Yasmin Fodil offers five tips to train future leaders in technology and Gov 2.0.

Monday - 11/15/2010, 03:09pm EST

Public floods BP with oil response ideas

USA Today reports the public submitted 123,000 ideas to BP on how to stop the oil flow and clean up the spill.

Monday - 11/15/2010, 01:47pm EST

San Francisco passes first open data law

The city is the first to require all departments to publish its data.

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 03:31pm EST

Gov 2.0 focused on government at expense of public

Computerworld Australia reports that Gov 2.0 is overly focused on internal benefits and not on public use. But Andrea DiMaio argues that making government more efficient is the outcome.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 04:34pm EST

Enterprise 2.0: A sea of change

Andrew McAfee writes in his blog about a cultural shift among CIOs toward Enterprise 2.0.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 04:03pm EST

Manor, Texas CIO joins crowd sourcing group, Spigit

GovFresh talks to Dustin Haigler about his decision to leave Manor, Texas, as CIO and join a crowd-sourcing start-up.

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 05:13pm EDT

Recovery.gov's new look

IBM Center for the Business of Government describes improvements to Recovery.gov.

Monday - 11/01/2010, 04:43pm EDT

Government 2.0 in metamorphosis

Lovisa Williams writes in her blog that Gov 2.0 is not in a slump but in metamorphosis.

Monday - 11/01/2010, 01:29pm EDT

D.C. telecenters to lose GSA funding

Administrator Martha Johnson said changes in the way people work and the technology they have access to are major reasons why GSA will no longer guarantee a specific number of workers at the area telecenters. GSA remains committed to telework in other ways, including the launch of a new collaboration platform called FedSpace. It also awarded a contract to deploy telepresence at 15 offices around the country.

Thursday - 10/28/2010, 07:09am EDT
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Do women understand Gov 2.0 better than men?

Andrea Di Maio writes in Gartner that he notices female feds are better at social media than male feds.

Friday - 10/22/2010, 01:32pm EDT

Importance of web analytics

Host John Gilroy discusses what feds need to know about running their websites. His guest this week is Phil Kemelor of SEMphonic.
October 19, 2010

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 05:12pm EDT
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New GSA site eases social media concerns

Increasingly, agencies are tapping into blogs, Facebook, and Twitter to reach out to the public. Now, the federal department leading the way in the federal government's use of social media is making it easier for even the smallest agency to use Web 2.0 tools.

Wednesday - 10/13/2010, 07:10am EDT
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