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GSA's Dave McClure leaves for private sector

David McClure of the General Services Administration announced Wednesday that he will leave the agency for the private sector. McClure is just one of many senior executives to recently leave federal service for the private sector.

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Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:35am EDT

Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , Derek Frempong , FEMA , Department of Energy , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce ,

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

How the future of health care lies behind a Blue Button

The Blue Button Initiative started at VA as a way for veterans to more easily access their health care data. But, with the help of Presidential Innovation Fellows, the initiative is now enabling American people across the country to access their personal health records in a human-readable format. Federal News Radio examines the project's greatest successes and where it's headed next as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Presidential Innovation Fellows , Adam Dole , Lena Trudeau , Jennifer Pahlka , Blue Button , Veterans Affairs , Health and Human Services , workforce ,

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

Meet the Presidential Innovation Fellows

The Presidential Innovation Fellows are a diverse group of innovators and thinkers. Click through the gallery to meet the fellows from Round 2. View our special report page for full coverage of the fellows program.

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Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Inside the Presidential Innovation Fellows program: A Q&A with the White House

From saving lives to saving hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Presidential Innovation Fellows program is already making a difference in its short two-year existence. In our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows, Federal News Radio gets an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the fellows program and examines some of its greatest success stories.

Tags: Jennifer Pahlka , Presidential Innovation Fellows , OSTP , workforce

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:00am EDT

Data innovation, crowdsourcing on the horizon for Innovation Fellows program

The White House is looking for a few great thinkers for round 3 of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, which will focus on data innovation, crowdsourcing and digital projects. Applications are being accepted through April 7, with work scheduled to begin on the projects this summer. In part three of Federal News Radio's special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows, we get a behind-the-scenes look at what's ahead in round 3 of the program.

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Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:00am EDT

What is a Presidential Innovation Fellow?

Over the past two years, 61 talented and diverse individuals from the private sector teamed up with federal agencies to develop solutions to some of the nation's toughest challenges. Watch the video to learn more about the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.

Tags: Presidential Innovation Fellows , Lena Trudeau , Adam Dole , Derek Frempong , Jacqueline Kazil , GSA , workforce

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:00am EDT

Shefali Kapadia, Web Editor, Federal News Radio

Two fellows in the Presidential Innovation Fellows program are leveraging technology and crowdsourcing to make disaster response faster and more efficient in order to help save lives. Federal News Radio's Web Editor Shefali Kapadia has taken an in-depth look at the fellows program as part of a special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows. She joined Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to discuss her special report and the individual projects making a difference.

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Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:39pm EDT
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Shefali Kapadia, Web Editor, Federal News Radio

The third round of selections for the Presidential Innovation Fellows program is about to start. Federal News Radio Web editor Shefali Kapadia goes inside the Fellows program in her special report this week: Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows. Kapadia says the program is a unique bridge between the public and private sectors.

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Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:28pm EDT
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Shefali Kapadia, Web Editor, Federal News Radio

Better disaster response could save lives. A streamlined buying process could save time and money for the government. The public and private sectors are working together to find solutions to these challenges. It's all part of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. Federal News Radio's Web editor Shefali Kapadia has taken an in-depth look at the fellows program.

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Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 11:40am EDT
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