Posts Tagged: DC

The Accessibility Verdict:

This is a crosspost of Author: Jim Thatcher. Jim Thatcher, one of the godfathers of Section 508, reviews Government websites on Web Accessibility. In this article, Jim verdicts on the website of Washington DC, the seat of President Obama’s Open Government. Sometimes technologies like Flash or JavaScript complicate the job of making web sitesRead… Read more »

Roadkill and Apps for Democracy — Liveblogging #pfgov symposium

Chris Willey, CTO, District of Columbia Apps for Democracy Killer app, so to speak, is the DC-centric “Roadkill Reporter”: The story: The imperative: democratize data The problem: Data Accessibility for All The Solution: Apps for Democracy 2008 (open source tools in 30 days) Gold Prize Winner: DC Historic Tours Digital Public Square: WeRead… Read more »

CrisisCamp Washington, DC June 12-14 at The World Bank and The George Washington University’s Institute for Politics Democracy & the Internet @ George Washington University

CrisisCamp Washington, DC is part of a global movement bringing together volunteers, academia, non-profits, companies and government officials to share best practices and lessons learned to advocate for further use of technology and telecommunications to assist citizens and communities during crisis. CrisisCamp DC will take place June 12, 2009 to June 14, 2009 atRead… Read more »

Here’s Your Chance to Shine: Government 2.0 Expo and Showcase

Have you done something to help usher in the era of Government 2.0 and want to show it off? Have you changed the culture of your organization from one that hoards information to one that openly shares and collaborates with each other? Are you tired of toiling in obscurity while you see the same storiesRead… Read more »

Government Open Source Conference DC Call for Speakers is open

Okay, I’m taking Steve’s advice and copy/pasting from my wordpress blog…. But first, little background: The OSU Open Source Lab has been producing a non-profit Government Open Source Conference on the west coast since 2005. Last fall Viveck Kundra and Aneesh Chopra were two of our keynotes. We’ve been asked to bring this to theRead… Read more »

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 2

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 2 from the Government Business Examiner, Donna L. Quesinberry Meeting planning, an active component of the proposal management experience, encompasses the virtual scheme. Remote workers (even if a proposal shop is available on-site at a client location) are showing up everywhere and they aren’t going to goRead… Read more »

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 1

Web 3.0 and the Virtual Proposal Manager, part 1 by Donna L. Quesinberry, Washington Business Examiner As an evolving field of expertise, proposal management and the ‘process life-cycle’ are entering yet another augmentation. The newest capture planning and business development solutions profile involves an ability to remain both an active and dynamic participant, while promotingRead… Read more »