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White House crowdsources open-government playbook

In writing a new tipsheet for agencies about engaging the public, the White House is practicing what it's preaching.

Tags: open government , GSA , Justin Herman , Corinna Zarek , crowdsourcing , Daniel Schuman , Sean Vitka , CREW , Sunlight Foundation , transparency , Emily Kopp , technology

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 01:07pm EST

GAO: Not too early to track DATA Act progress

The Government Accountability Office is taking an early interest in how the White House and Treasury Department draft government-wide financial data standards, due out next summer. A lot is riding on those standards, says Comptroller General Gene Dodaro.

Tags: Gene Dodaro , DATA Act , big data , data analytics , GAO , Emily Kopp , transparency

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:26pm EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The DATA Act has already garnered more attention, more high level focus in four months since it became law than previous federal transparency laws did in the last seven years. The big question is whether that focus and attention will last beyond this first year. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose why some experts believe the DATA Act is so different than other transparency laws.

Tags: Jason Miller , In Depth , transparency , DATA Act

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 04:28pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act has already garnered more attention in four months since it became law than previous federal transparency laws did in the last seven years. The big question is: will that focus and attention last beyond this first year? Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller reports on why some experts believe the DATA Act is different than other transparency laws.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , DATA Act , transparency , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 09:32am EDT
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White House unveils new open government initiatives

The White House has unveiled new or expanded commitments to open government. Included are plans to adopt an open source software policy, with a deadline of Dec. 31, 2015, as well as plans to improve delivery of government digital services.

Tags: management , best practices , technology , health IT , information sharing , Obama administration , open source , transparency , open government initiatives , DATA Act

Monday - 09/29/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Public-private partnerships in healthcare IT

On this week's Federal Tech Talk, Damon Davis, director of the Health Data Initiative at the HHS Idea Lab, and Sara Zellner, director of Programs at the Health Data Consortium, how public-private partnerships can help address issues like transparency and security in healthcare IT.

Tags: technology , Healthcare IT , IT security , transparency , Damon Davis , HHS , HHS Idea Lab , Sara Zellner , Health Data Consortium , HiMSS , healthcare innovation , open data , open source , Health Datapalooza , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 06:33pm EDT
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Massive inconsistencies continue to affect USASpending.gov data

A Government Accountability Office probe of USASpending.gov, the government's awards website, found that while contracting information was generally correct, only 2-to-7 percent of awards listed on the site perfectly matched agency data. GAO recommended better record keeping policies be set by the Office of Management and Budget to avoid inconsistencies.

Tags: OMB , GAO , USASpending.gov , management , awards , transparency , data management , technology , contracting , Ariel Levin-Waldman

Monday - 08/04/2014, 05:19am EDT

Data retention & records management

Kevin Walsh, director of Iron Mountain Government Services joins host John Gilroy to discuss records management in the federal government.
July 22, 2014

Tags: technology , data retention , records management , Kevin Walsh , Iron Mountain , Presidential Directive on Managing Government Records , transparency , open source , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 06:34pm EDT
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New captain, advisers leading Commerce more deeply into open data

The Department of Commerce will hire its first-ever chief data officer, Secretary Penny Pritzker said recently. Pritzker also is establishing a data advisory council and introducing a "developer portal," which she said will help advance the agency's open data initiatives.

Tags: management , Commerce , open data , Penny Pritzker , transparency , technology , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:28am EDT
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