Posts Tagged: gsa

What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the Open Government Directive? Are we on the right path?

“I Have A Dream” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. August 28, 1963 “I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day thisRead… Read more »

Moving The Better Buy Project Forward: An Exercise in Change

From The Better Buy Project blog After attending the recent Better Buy Project panel this past week, I blogged about my observations and some issues that came up from that conversation. That lively discussion continued on the GovLoop Acquisition 2.0 community. Although many commentators took different takes, I think we all agreed that one ofRead… Read more »

Better Buy Project Moves Forward

From The Acquisition Corner As collaboration tools, Gov 2.0, and other initiatives to encourage transparency and solicit input from stakeholders move forward, a pilot on this front met today to discuss implementing these ideas and creating further momentum via proof of concept. The Better Buy Project, as I discussed in a previous post, is aRead… Read more »

Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part two

From the Government Business Examiner Continued from part one-Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part one Continued from part one Not only were tax dollars wasted, but the waste was sanctioned by leadership. And, with the mission of the warfighter a main BTA proclamation, it has occurred toRead… Read more »

GSA Publishes Citizen Engagement Newsletter

This newsletter should stimulate a lot of discuss on a host of issues in Open Gov, ranging from data sharing, to participation activities, to engagement potential, to standards creation (right there with ya!). Article List: Increasing Citizen Engagement in Government By the People, For the People Citizen Engagement National Dialogues Build Communities Believable Change: ARead… Read more »

Apps.gov – Change and leadership in cloud computing

Vivek Kundra at the White House announced the new Apps.gov web site Here’s what really impresses me: while so many private sector folks are debating the pros and cons of cloud computing, Kundra just did it. He says they’re starting small, he says it will “take time before we can realize the full potential ofRead… Read more »

GSA Services

Am I the only one that finds the miriad of GSA contracts challenging yet very interesting to use? I hope to use this page to discuss and share experiences related to MAA, LSA, Connections, Millenium and Networx Contracts. These are all used by my agency in one way or another and they all have theirRead… Read more »