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Automating 'We the People': New White House Initiative for Citizen Petitions

Sarah Granger | Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology
Sarah Granger

The new site, to be released in the near future, will allow for petition creation, signage, promotion and review on the White House website.

What's in a Name? Open Gov and Good Gov

Beth Simone Noveck | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Beth Simone Noveck

Putting the cabinet secretary's schedule up online does little to produce greater accountability or better government. At least there's no empirical evidence to suggest that it does.

Why Cutting E-Gov Funding Threatens American Jobs

Beth Simone Noveck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Simone Noveck

By making government data available through E-Gov programs, public officials can then reach outside of government for creative answers to tough problems, which, in turn can save money.

India Govcamp Reveals Fast Global Gov 2.0 Growth

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

India Govcamp shows the Global Growth of Gov 2.0 and Open Government http://gov2.in/ Governments and the people they serve around the world are stru...

Gov 2.0 Comes to Singapore

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Singapore Govcamp shows the Global Growth of Gov 2.0 and Open Government http://www.gov2.net Governments and the people they serve around the world ...

Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Government

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

I took Dream Talk Radio to Silicon Valley recently for a very interesting multi-media event about e-government; the idea that advances in technology a...

Practical Strategies for Breaking Gender Barriers in Government Using Social Media

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sarah Granger

Sunday I sat down with a small group at Government 2.0 Camp LA to pow-wow about how to get more women involved in government transparency.

Recovery.gov: the First Step Toward Smart Regulation?

W. David Stephenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
W. David Stephenson

If it becomes the core of an ambitious "smart regulation" switch, recovery.gov could cut corporate costs, improve governmental efficiency, and drastically increase transparency.

Where is Obama on Social Media and E-Government?

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Herzog

At a time when the World Bank describes the Obama Administration as embracing e-government themes, why does the President-elect's own tech roadmap fail to mention it by name?

Next President Has "Open" Opportunity

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leslie Harris

The issue of a government-led artificial restriction on access to information has more or less flown under the radar screen but it won't remain that way; it can't.

Bloggers Lead Media to Report McCain/Palin's Campaign "Lies"

Alan W. Silberberg and Ralph J. Shapira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg and Ralph J. Shapira

While traditional media have disparaged blogs as being unreliable, that chaotic, unmediated world known as "the blogosphere" has led the way in ferreting truth from falsehood.

Automated Data Feeds Make Smart Regulation Possible Now

W. David Stephenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
W. David Stephenson

What we need isn't more regulation of banking and business in general, but "smart" regulation.

The Power of Small Features Over E-Gov

David Weinberger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Weinberger

Inevitably, one day in early 2011, the media will discover that PolarKing111 is a 15 year-old girl.