Posts By Meagen Ryan

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of April 29

President Obama tells federal agencies it’s time for an upgrade, the Army makes plans to launch its own app store, a recent survey shows the benefits of good government websites, and the Department of Homeland Security outlines is plan to protect against cyberattacks, all in this week’s version of the Gov 2.0 Roundup. –In anRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of February 25, 2011

The Veterans Administration takes steps toward an open source approach for patient records management, city government officials in Florida devise a unique way to protect the city’s IT infrastructure from hurricanes, TileMap offers government agencies a cost-effective custom mapping solution, and the Army studies the benefits of smartphones in the field, all in this week’sRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of February 18, 2011

A California Representative introduces legislation to protect consumer privacy online, state and local government employ crowdsourcing tools to gather citizen feedback, CIA gets social, President Obama has dinner plans with some of the best known representatives of the high tech industry, and Gov20LA founder Alan Silberberg shares takeaways from the most recent conference, all inRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of February 11, 2011

The General Services Administration unveils a sustainability tool, Seattle government makes interacting with the city easier with a single login, Jeff Pon gives tips on addressing the boss’s concerns about telework, and FEMA uses Twitter to talk and to listen, all in this week’s version of the Gov 2.0 Roundup. –Earlier this week, the GeneralRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of January 28

North Carolina aims to use data to predict health crises, NASA moves NSSC to the cloud, the Secret Service turns to technology to makeover a long-used training tool, suggestions for preserving Gov 2.0 data in the cloud, and the IRS helps you track your refund, all in this week’s version of the Gov 2.0 Roundup.Read… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of January 14

Drupal comes to Capitol Hill, on the lookout for civic innovation, and rulemaking 2.0, all in this week’s edition of the Gov 2.0 Roundup. –If you thought the White House and Congress couldn’t agree on anything, think again. The U.S. House of Representatives announced this week that Drupal, the platform on which is built,Read… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of January 7

New microchips and tablet computers gather government interest at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, Facebook amends its terms of service for state governments, the National Archives makes searching for historical documents even easier, and the Federal Communications Commission issues a call for Open Internet proponents to put their programming skills into action, all in thisRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Best of 2010

2010 was another banner year for Gov 2.0. At Rock Creek, we not only work in this field; we also advocate for it and chronicle it in weekly blog posts. These “round-ups” consistently draw the most eyeballs to our site, and so we thought we’d republish our 10 favorite stories from the past 12 months.Read… Read more »

The Social Security Administration asks for feedback on its Agency Strategy Plan, the Department of Defense supports plain language, the Department of Agriculture heads for the cloud, and federal agencies get kudos for their social media endeavors, all in this week’s chilly edition of the Gov2.0 Roundup. —Every citizen has a vested interest in theRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Roundup: Week of November 12

Health and Human Services gets involved in the text4baby program, the Veteran’s Administration joins the online conversation with its new blog, the Army makes medical care resources more accessible for wounded warriors on a new web site, and the White House invites your last minute vote on this year’s SAVEAward contest, all in this week’sRead… Read more »