bnv.fnr.news/agencies;egov=stories;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90,970x90;ord=
6:27 am, July 23, 2014

Office of E-Gov News

Section

« Back to the story

In an effort to provide a better environment for commenting, we have changed our comment platform. In order to comment on a story, you will first need to create a Disqus account if you do not already have one. It's easy! Sign up for an account below by clicking in the "Leave a message" field and then clicking on the blue Disqus icon. Alternatively, you can now comment using your Facebook, Twitter or Google accounts.

Federal News Radio understands how important anonymity is to some commenters. Like our previous platform, our new system allows users to identify their comments with a screen name (instead of their first and last name) if they so choose. Find more information about creating a screen name and other frequently asked questions about Disqus here.

Our comment policy itself has not changed. Federal News Radio encourages users to express their opinions by posting comments that have a positive and constructive tone; are on topic, clear and to-the-point; and are respectful towards others and their opinions. Our goal is to maintain a civil dialogue in which readers feel comfortable. Federal News Radio reserves the right to remove comments and block users that do not follow these criteria.

comments powered by Disqus

Beckham could make PSG debut next week, coach says

David Beckham could make his PSG debut against Sochaux next week, coach Ancelotti says

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:18pm EST

Honduras rallies to beat US 2-1 in WCup qualifier

Honduras rallies to beat US 2-1 as final round of World Cup qualifying opens

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 01:16pm EST

Agency performance reporting lags under wasteful spending initiative

A report by the Congressional Research Service finds it's not clear whether agencies are meeting performance goals set out a June 2011 executive order to make the federal government more efficient and accountable.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 08:48am EDT

Kostin: New innovation center product of digital evolution

In an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, Gwynne Kostin, who heads the new Digital Services Innovation Center, said the goals will require each agency to "get their feet wet in this space" and show progress in making services available through the web and consolidating websites.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 03:37pm EDT
Listen

Analysis: Concept of mobile worker not new, but changing technology is

Two former administrators in the Office of E-Government & Information Technology at the Office of Management and Budget, Karen Evans and Mark Forman, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the mobile push in government, especially as OMB has recently broadened the focus.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:19pm EDT
Listen

New Ethics.gov portal stores WH visitor logs, FEC filings

The White House announced the launch of Ethics.gov, an online portal housing ethics-related data, including White House visitor logs, election filings and lobbying disclosures. The creation of a single, centralized database for lobbying and ethics information was a 2008 campaign promise by then-candidate Obama and follows a string of data-storing sites, such as Data.gov and USASpending.gov.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 04:16pm EST

VanRoekel helping Congress grasp benefits of cloud

The federal CIO said he's not concerned that the administration's cloud initiative will fall victim to the same types of roadblocks lawmakers set out for e-government seven years ago. VanRoekel said members of Congress need data on the value cloud computing brings. He also said vendor management organizations and mobile computing are among his short term priorities.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 09:05pm EST
Listen

E-gov fund gets boost in spending bill

The latest version of the minibus spending bill for fiscal 2012 includes a $4.4 million increase for the E-Government Fund.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 03:54pm EST

EXCLUSIVE: IT budget guidance muddies OMB's shared-service plans

Federal News Radio obtained copies of the IT budget passback guidance and a more specific draft shared-services strategy. Both documents show OMB has a detailed plan for shared services despite asking for industry and agency input. Former federal officials say the shared-services strategy is part of waking up the dormant line of business and e-government initiatives.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 05:27pm EST
Listen

OMB, non-profits urge Senate to keep E-Gov whole

Statement of Administration Policy and letter to Senate recommends keeping the E-Government Fund separate from the Federal Citizen Services Fund. The Sunlight Foundation and OMBWatch also want lawmakers to fully fund the E-Government Fund.

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 02:16pm EST

How to balance information sharing, security

Karen Evans, the former administrator of OMB's Office of E-Government and Information Technology, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris with her take on how the administration plans to balance security with the need to share information.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 08:30am EDT
Listen

Agencies gravitate to low-cost contests as Challenge.gov celebrates its first birthday

In its first year, the website Challenge.gov let agencies add public contests as a low-cost way to find innovative solutions to their problems. Officials at the General Services Administration, which runs the site, say challenges offer a lower-cost alternative to procurement or grants and speak to a different audience. GSA would like to see challenges standardized across the government in the coming year but worry that the site may lose funding.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 05:38am EDT
Listen

How effective are e-government projects?

Valerie Melvin, GAO's director of information management and human capital issues, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the watchdog agency's latest report on e-government projects.

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 10:00am EDT
Listen

Senate leaders to attempt a compromise as shutdown looms

Time for lawmakers to pass a continuing resolution is running short as the fiscal year ends Friday. The Senate rejected the House version of CR Friday, and will take up debate on its version Monday afternoon. In the meantime, cuts to GAO and the E-Government Fund are drawing ire from supporters.

Monday - 09/26/2011, 05:38am EDT
Listen

IT reforms moving to optimization stage

Nine months since OMB issued its 25-point plan to improve how agencies oversee technology, the tone is changing. Lisa Schlosser, the federal deputy CIO, said the goal is to make sure agencies are using their people, money and other resources as best as possible. Agencies are finding some early success with the IT reforms, especially around acquisition.

Friday - 09/23/2011, 06:14am EDT
Listen

DorobekINSIDER: Crowdsourcing Gulf Coast oil spill info

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 02:00am EDT
  • 1
  •