challenges and contests

  • Food and Nutrition Service relies on wisdom of the crowd for new online application

    Ed Harper, the Food and Nutrition Service’s director of the Office of Program Integrity for Child Nutrition Programs, worked with the Presidential Innovation Fellows to create a new online application prototype for free and reduced lunches.

  • New era of social media pushes agencies toward data, away from platforms

    GSA, State and the Air Force are starting to see the benefits of using social media data to improve services and not focusing so much on how it’s delivered. Challenges and contests are examples of this information-centric approach. But the dependence on and acceptance of social media platforms is growing across nearly every agency.