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Comment/vote on 2010 SAVE award proposals

If you are in the federal government you can vote on proposals in the White House’s SAVE award process. The proposals come from federal staff and are meant to improve government efficiency or service. They got a staggering number of suggestions (>16000) with lots of overlap among them.We (federal workers only, I think) are invited to comment and to “agree” or “disagree”. First we have to register with the site but this is pretty quick; they just want to verify that you reply to an email…See More
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OpenGov for Labor and economics & statistics agencies

There are some proposals for open/cloud functions within government that will help it work better. Please consider giving them support.One proposal is to make web services like wikis, source code control systems, search engines and suchlike across agencies (in a virtual “cloud”), analogous to what the intelligence agencies do already. But this would be for statisticians, economists, and others. Broader discover-ability is better. Sharing code means better product; more visibility for the…See More
Mar 19, 2010
Peter B Meyer posted a blog post

OpenGov for Labor and economics & statistics agencies

There are some proposals for open/cloud functions within government that will help it work better. Please consider giving them support.One proposal is to make web services like wikis, source code control systems, search engines and suchlike across agencies (in a virtual “cloud”), analogous to what the intelligence agencies do already. But this would be for statisticians, economists, and others. Broader discover-ability is better. Sharing code means better product; more visibility for the…See More
Mar 19, 2010
Peter B Meyer commented on Sandy Ressler's blog post 'I work for the government and I am NOT the enemy'
"Thanks Sandy and GovLoop for this great topic which I think about all the time. I agree with many of these comments and will add some fuel to the fire. These things are systemic and individual low-level workers can't fix them but OMB can move…"
Mar 10, 2010
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Mar 1, 2010
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"Hey, Jean: There were comments on a post discussing whether "usability" belongs in a definition of Government 2.0. I thought yes, but it was ambiguous. In case you're interested:…"
Dec 9, 2009
Peter B Meyer commented on Andrew Krzmarzick's blog post 'No More "Social" Media: It's Knowledge Media'
""Social media" emphasizes interaction and may have better traction with extroverts. But wikis and blogs can be useful also for activities like keeping track of one's own notes and calendars for one's own purposes, or conveniently…"
Dec 9, 2009

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Research Economist
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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A.B., Applied Math, Harvard College
PhD, Economics, Northwestern University
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Comment/vote on 2010 SAVE award proposals

Posted on July 23, 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

If you are in the federal government you can vote on proposals in the White House’s SAVE award process. The proposals come from federal staff and are meant to improve government efficiency or service. They got a staggering number of suggestions (>16000) with lots of overlap among them.…

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OpenGov for Labor and economics & statistics agencies

Posted on March 19, 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments

There are some proposals for open/cloud functions within government that will help it work better. Please consider giving them support.

One proposal is to make web services like wikis, source code control systems, search engines and suchlike across agencies (in a virtual “cloud”), analogous to what the intelligence agencies do already. But this would be for statisticians, economists, and others. Broader discover-ability is better. Sharing code means better product;…

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At 8:30pm on January 13, 2009, Denise Hill said…
Peter,

Thanks for joining. Please introduce yourself, read our top 10 tips, check out our top groups, invite your colleagues , and let me know if you have any ideas on making GovLoop even better.

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At 5:17pm on January 13, 2009, Alice M. Fisher said…
Welcome Aboard Peter! I just sent you an email as well. Alice
 
 
 

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