Big news today that U.S. Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra is stepping down on 1/27 (original story from Fedscoop) – some hypothesizing he may run for political office or move into a role with a tech firm (perhaps like Vivek Kundra move to Salesforce). Chopra has been a great advocate for gov 2.0 – he’s constantly… Read more »
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Each year, FedTalks brings together leading federal government and industry executives to talk about hot topics like cybersecurity, cloud computing and open government. At FedTalks 2011 last week, U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra’s speech was an inspiring look at the progress of open innovation, and GSA’s David McClure presentation on engaging citizens showed the ways that… Read more »
Aneesh Chopra, White House CTO, gave the keynote this morning. While the event was not captured on video, I did bring my FlipCam, got some b-roll, and talked to Adobe’s Rob Pinkerton (the main sponsor) about Aneesh’s remarks. Check it out here.
An audio archive with internet chat exchange with Aneesh Chopra, Federal CTO of the US, is available at http://www.internetevolution.com/radio.asp?doc_id=182087
Live blog…. Tim O’Reilly talking to Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra on stage… Chopra says he has three levels to have impact: Influence on standards Influence on R&D spend Influence on procurment – $76 Billion in federal IT How do you get out of the DC bubble? Government that works. Operates in the light of day…. Read more »
The Open Government & Innovations Conference, “OGI” for short, is jam-packed with world-renowned speakers, cutting-edge research and real-life case studies (you can see the details in all of their glory here). Whether you work in the public or private sector, you’re going to learn a ton and make dozens of contacts. To make sure that… Read more »