WordPress-based hosting solution in final stages of Cabinet Office cost-saving contest | Puffbox.com
Brown Bag Lunches on YouTube -
Just over three months ago, Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker posted his first clip in a series of YouTube videos he calls “Brown Bag Lunches.” The series speaks to Governor Walker’s core value: doing more with less. Walker, who grew up in a family that often struggled to make ends meet, packs the same brown bag lunch each day before heading to the office (two ham and cheese sandwiches on wheat). The governor believes people should not spend more than they have and he urges government to do the same.
The United States federal government is reforming its Internet strategy. In the context of looming concerns about the debt ceiling, high unemployment, wars abroad, rising healthcare costs, and the host of other issues that the White House and Congress should be addressing, that might seem like a side issue.
It’s not. — There are bigger issues surrounding the .gov review - O’Reilly Radar
(via Open Government Partnership Video and Transcript: Remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Brazil Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota | FedScoop)
If you look at a lot of these Websites, I’ve got to tell you, it’s disappointing when you look at them and you realize that they been designed with folks that were thinking about information architecture from the 1980s and 1990s. Part of what we’re going to be doing is making sure that we’re looking at game-changing technologies to be able to serve up content, and those game-changing technologies, part of we want to do is make sure they’re used to simplify access. — Fed Tech Leaders Move to Improve .gov Ecosystem | FedScoop
The OGP and What It Can Mean for Rio 20 | The Access Initiative
Data is powerful. It informs and it creates opportunities. It promotes transparency and it helps to ensure accountability. Yet, it is a challenge to collect, organize, and communicate the vast stores of data maintained across the government. — Data Transparency via Data.gov | The White House
(via Ushahidi welcomes Kenya Open Data Initiative – The Ushahidi Blog)
U.S., Brazil To Lead International Open Government Partnership | techPresident