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One of the top buzzwords in the federal space these days is transparency. More and more officials are embracing the idea of the government being more open and transparent, and more are making use of social collaboration and networking tools in their agencies. But how are they faring in implementing the tools of collaboration? A blue-ribbon panel at the yesterday's MeriTalk/Adobe Government Assembly offered some perspective.
Federal CTO Chopra points to HHS, DoD as examples of how departments are embracing the new concept. He says open government directive in final stages.
The Army says it could soon do away with the car decals that allow people through the security checkpoint when they drive on base.
DoD has officially canceled efforts to develop a radio that could transmit broadband data on the battlefield after the costs skyrocketed. The Pentagon had earlier slashed the number it planned to buy from 82,000 to 10,000.
Several departments are starting to understand that buying and creating technology systems can be done in small, iterative steps. OMB's push for agile development seems to be taking hold across the government.
The Navy is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to find alternatives to fossil fuels. A parallel effort aims to engrain energy efficiency into the way the service buys the ships and planes it will own for the next few decades.
After the Office of Special Counsel intervened on their behalf, two federal whistleblowers won a 45-day stay on personnel actions taken against them.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants the department to have at least part of its books ready for audit well in advance of the Congressionally-mandated 2017 deadline. The edict could prove challenging for some components of DoD.