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DATA and other Abbreiviations: CBG Round-up, 03.28.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • DATA Passes: After the Senate unanimously passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (often called the DATA Act, but that's like saying "ATM Machine,") Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on April 11, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Annotations! or, We Are All David Foster Wallace: CBG Round-up, 03.28.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on March 28, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Web at 25 and the Sequester at 1: CBG Round-up, 03.14.2014

This post has been updated to include the contribution from Dan Chenok.

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

This week, the Web turned 25. To me, these articles, taken together, tell a story: of where we are, the direction we're headed, and how far we've already come. They also point to hazards we need to avoid and steps we should take to protect values we are in danger not of losing, but of surrendering.

  • From the…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on March 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Let's talk Budget: CBG Round-up, 03.07.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • Presidential Innovation Fellows: The Results of Round Two Are in! Alex Howard has a write-up of the results of the second round of Presidential Innovation Fellows, as…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on March 7, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

On the other hand. . . . CBG Round-up, 02.21.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

On the other hand. . . 

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on February 21, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

The Right Hand Giveth Edition: CBG Round-up, 02.14.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • Talking Social. FCW has a recap of an AFCEA event on Social Media in Government, whie Alec Ross talks about…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on February 14, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Instameats? Telework; Siri in the Army. CBG Round-up, 02.07.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • VanRoekel: Tech and Innovation are "prevailing themes" in 2015 Budget. FCW is reporting that "VanRoekel declared that "the prevailing theme throughout ... is tech and innovation. It drives everything we do."" Related: Alex…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on February 7, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

Super Bowl and Cloud Computing? CBG Round-up, 01.31.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Innovation Conversations

  • Alex Howard tweeted a line from the #SOTU: "There are fewer & fewer technical restraints on what we can do. That forces us to ask questions about what we should do," which lead Jim Daly to ask…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on January 31, 2014 at 9:43am — 1 Comment

Let it snow!: CBG Round-up, 01.24.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Let it snow!

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on January 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Opening Data, Telling Stories: CBG Round-up, 01.17.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Opening Data, Sharing Stories: I read a lot this week about new sources of data being opened, and how people ar sharing their stories (but not necessarily their data) online.

  • Alex Howard writes about an important development: The IRS will now allow…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on January 17, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

2014 Trends and Government's Place in the Economy--Illustrated! CBG Round-up: 01.10.2014

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Slow reading, deep thinking.

I'm sharing only two links today.  The first is to a trend piece from Fast CoDesign on trends for 2014.  Some of the more salient ones:

  • Anonymity will go…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on January 10, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Looking Back at 2013: CBG Round-up for December 20, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on December 20, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

An Inhuman Web? Weekly Round-up: December 13, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Attention, Government Newsletter Writers (and those who analyze the metrics): New Gmail Rules Will Destroy the 'Open Rate' Metric (…

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on December 13, 2013 at 9:24am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: December 06, 2013

This post has been updated to include Michael Keegan's contribution.

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

This week, I've read a lot about comfort and discomfort.

  • Creativity or Comfort: Pick One.  Two articles on Slate this week seem of-a-pair: First, this one on how creativity is…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on December 6, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: November 22, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

This week I've been reading about data and innovation.

  • Innovation in the public sector: I gave a talk this week on my chapter in the Center's "…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on November 22, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: November 15, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Bit of a dog's breakfast this week. But it was delicious at dinner.

  • The rise (and fall?) of MOOCs: From Fast Company: "I'd aspired to give people a profound education. . . But the data was at odds with this idea."  - Professor…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on November 15, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: November 08, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

  • Infographic: Tumblr facts.  Perhaps of greatest relevance to government agencies: Tumblr is "more popular among 13-25-year olds than Facebook." (or so they claim)
  • Looking ahead: A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece for GovLoop about the…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on November 8, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: November 01, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Bill Eggers writes about "The Solution Economy" in Fast CoExist, arguing, "The companies working to better society and the planet are creating their own economy, but it's up to us--and our governments--whether or not they succeed."

HowTo.Gov publishes a…

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on October 31, 2013 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: October 25, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on October 25, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Weekly Round-up: October 18, 2013

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

This week is all about data in its many forms and for its many uses:

  • Pew Research details "12 trends shaping digital news," the importance for government agencies: make sure your information is optimized for the formats…
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Added by Gadi Ben-Yehuda on October 18, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

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