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Wolf: Answers needed in OSTP China meeting

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) wants answers from Attorney General Eric Holder.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 08:02pm EDT
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Cool Jobs: The Global Lawyer

Peter Roudik is the director of the 20-person staff of the Global Legal Research Center at the Library of Congress. The center serves all three branches of the government when they have inquiries about international laws.

Monday - 09/19/2011, 02:01am EDT
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NIST's cyber education plan open for comments

Ernest McDuffie, who oversees NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education program, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the initiative and the next steps for the program.

Friday - 08/19/2011, 09:26am EDT
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White House launches 4-pillar smart grid plan

The Obama administration released its policy framework for modernizing the nation's electric grid Monday. As has been the case in national strategies on other topics the White House has released recently, the administration wants the federal government to emphasize its role as a facilitator and standards author rather than a regulator.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 09:02pm EDT

OMB freezes new .gov websites

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra will develop policy and guidance to improve how agencies manage their websites.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 06:32pm EDT

How contests can help agencies do more with less

Incentives, contests, and challenges are being used by the federal government to help solve a multitude of problems. Robynn Sturm, Assistant to the Deputy Director in the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, discusses why this method is so successful.
February 1, 2011

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 04:29am EST
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OSTP loses another deputy CTO

Beth Noveck returns to New York Law School after spending two years at deputy chief technology officer for open government. She focused on the White House's transparency initiative.

Tuesday - 01/11/2011, 07:11am EST

Congress gives NIST a clear set of priorities

The America Competes Reauthorization Act authorizes the agency's programs and sets a path toward the future. President Obama signed the bill into law Tuesday. Several other science and technology agencies receive marching orders from lawmakers.

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 07:16am EST
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OMB wants to bring expert help to agencies

The White House and the Office of Science and Technology Policy issued an RFI on how to develop a new platform called Expert-net to solicit ideas for solving mission-critical problems.

Monday - 12/20/2010, 05:50pm EST

Agencies to challenge citizens for solutions

GSA will unveil the Challenge.gov platform in the next few months where all agency competitions will be posted. Some agencies already are asking experts and employees for help. NASA will run 34 competitions before the end of December.

Wednesday - 09/01/2010, 07:15am EDT
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US CTO Chopra describes the work to be done on openness

Assessments show that we are off to a good start--but have much more work to do as we transition our overall efforts towards effective agency implementation. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra explains.

Monday - 05/03/2010, 10:58am EDT
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The road to greater transparency begins with culture change

White House officials say examples of open government will help alter perceptions

Monday - 03/23/2009, 06:43am EDT
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