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Aneesh Chopra

Governments as Partners in Innovation

Kathy Kemper | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
Kathy Kemper

25 years ago, a British computer scientist named Tim Berners-Lee drafted a memo to his colleagues at CERN that outlined a new way of managing information; that document was the foundation for what we now call the Internet.

White House Chief Technology Officer Steps Down

Engadget | Posted 03.29.2012 | Technology

He was appointed with a fair bit of fanfare as the United States' first Chief Technology Officer back in May of 2009, but it looks like Aneesh Chopra ...

Politics Is in Everything. Period.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Politics seems to be in everything now. Whether it is your home loan, your school loan; even your reproductive rights or the right to bear arms. Belie...

Open Source and Open Government Take the Stage at the State Department

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Open source technology and collaborative models will matter in media, mapping, education, smarter cities, national security, disaster response and much more in 2011 and beyond.

Tracking the Progress of the White House Open Government Directive

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

As the new year beckons, there are more ways for the citizens of the United States of America to provide feedback to their federal government than perhaps there ever have been in its history.

Harnessing the Civic Surplus for Open Government

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Open innovation isn't a "nice to do," it's a must do in order to strengthen our democracy. In the state and local governments, open government may be poised for sustainability.

Federal CTO Makes the Case for Open Government and Innovation

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Aneesh Chopra makes sure that the technology, data and innovation aspects of any given policy that comes before the president are thought through and are considered in a little more aggressive way.

SMArt Health

Ron Gutman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ron Gutman

Imagine an iPhone-like "app store" for medical apps that can give a consumer, a doctor, or any healthcare practitioner the access to a wide variety of applications that can help the process of care.

Let the Sun Shine In

Aneesh Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aneesh Chopra

The President has launched a series of initiatives to open the government that led a coalition of good government groups to give the administration an A grade for transparency.

Empowering All Americans Through Open Government

Aneesh Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aneesh Chopra

The air was abuzz with excitement as software developers and entrepreneurs converged to demonstrate dozens of new tools they had developed over the last 12 weeks from freely available data on health performance compiled by the DHHS.

Personal democracy now a common goal

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Vote iQ political social networking platform listens to voters By Mike Smith Huffington Post Blogger Mike Smith Public Affairs, Washington, DC The P...

Government Pushes To Create A New Health Internet

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Fred Schulte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to provide the backbone for a grand plan to put the nation's medical records online, federal officials have been quietly retooling an obscure g...

Open Government Directive: Obama Moves On Transparency Promise

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, the Obama administration acted on a promise the president made on his first day in office -- to make government agencies more transparent,...

Clean Energy Advocates at GridWeek

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Consumer education is critical. Whether we as Americans will adopt smart grid and pay small surcharges, knowing the impact we have on carbon footprint, seems the biggest challenge.

Aneesh Chopra: Obama's CTO To "Reboot" America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

President Obama appointed Aneesh Chopra, Virginia's former technology secretary, as the nation's first chief technology officer and charged him with p...