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Gov 2.0 News

Rise of Social Media in the federal government

This week on FEDtalk, host Debra Roth discusses how the federal government is currently using social media and how that use will expand. Guests include Andrew Krzmarzick of GovLoop and Amanda Eamich of the USDA.
October 8, 2010.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 03:26pm EDT

In good social standing

A new study finds Facebook -- along with other social sites like Twitter and MySpace -- have become the most commonly used Gov 2.0 tools for government agencies.

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 06:00am EDT

Agencies embrace Web 2.0

Federal agencies' use of blogs, social networking and other web-based technology can help create a more transparent government. But how have agencies embraced Web 2.0 tools? A study by NARA assesses agencies' use of social media.

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 04:00pm EDT

Apps: Are they worth the ROI?

It seems like there's an app for everything today. But what's the ROI on them? Kristen Purcell is an associate director for research at the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:01pm EDT

Gov 2.0 Is Not Cool Tech

What is Gov 2.0? Is it agencies using Twitter to blast press releases out to the masses? Is it members of Congress using iPads? Is it the adoption of widespread broadband usage?

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 03:54pm EDT

Pentagon uses challenges to fuel solutions

Agencies are turning to innovation challenges as a way to solve problems and get people from outside the government involved in coming up with solutions. The White House launched Tuesday and 15 agencies already are using the platform to hold contests. DoD has four challenges on the platform looking at a variety of issues.

Thursday - 09/09/2010, 07:08am EDT

Open Government and transparency

Open Government and transparency seems to the be the theme of the day today at Federal News Radio.

Wednesday - 09/08/2010, 08:58pm EDT

Get ready for the second annual Gov 2.0 Summit

It's the meeting of the tech minds.

Monday - 08/23/2010, 03:45pm EDT

Are .gov sites pushing propaganda?

Read more from the Washington Post's Federal Eye.

Thursday - 08/19/2010, 12:08pm EDT team shares lessons learned

Learn what it took to build

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 04:11pm EDT

Web inventor discusses importance of open data

Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and is now helping federal agencies with opening up their data.

Monday - 08/16/2010, 04:00pm EDT

Dead government websites haunt the CyberCemetery

The University of North Texas has archived a list of "dead" government websites.

Monday - 08/09/2010, 01:58pm EDT

How to avoid an addiction to technology

Author William Powers tells DorobekInsider about the idea behind his new book.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 04:03pm EDT

CDT's Schwartz takes job at NIST

Long-time privacy and cybersecurity expert to join the government to work on similar issues. EPA's Lisa Schlosser also takes on a new role at her agency.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 03:35pm EDT

Agencies opening up slowly under FOIA mandate

The Justice Department's new report finds that the number of partial documents released last year increased by 50,000. Many agencies also reduced their backlog of FOIA requests. Agencies say some of improvements can be attributed to increased attention across the government and better technology.

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 06:55am EDT

GAO recognizes agency challenges with Web 2.0

Social collaboration sites, blogs, and wikis are helping most agencies boost public participation and innovation. But what are Web 2.0 tools doing on the privacy and security front? Greg Wilshusen, Director of Information Security Issues at GAO, tells us with the Government Accountability Office has found.

Monday - 08/02/2010, 04:14pm EDT

What is Gov 2.0?

How Web 2.0 tools can help the government.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:54pm EDT
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