Web 2.0

  • New GSA site eases social media concerns

    Increasingly, agencies are tapping into blogs, Facebook, and Twitter to reach out to the public. Now, the federal department leading the way in the federal government’s use of social media is making it easier for even the smallest agency to use Web 2.0 tools.

  • Agencies embrace Web 2.0

    Federal agencies’ use of blogs, social networking and other web-based technology can help create a more transparent government. But how have agencies embraced Web 2.0 tools? A study by NARA assesses agencies’ use of social media.

  • Apps: Are they worth the ROI?

    It seems like there’s an app for everything today. But what’s the ROI on them? Kristen Purcell is an associate director for research at the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

  • DorobekINSIDER: GSA leadership changes: Lovelace, Costa, Piatt

    A number of leadership changes at the General Services Administration. GSA Administrator Martha Johnson has announced that Gail Lovelace, who has served as the chief people officer for the General Services Administration, will be taking…

  • DorobekINSIDER: The Federal News Radio Book Club selection: The New Social Learning

    It’s back — the Federal News Radio Book Club. In fact, we haven’t had a “meeting” since April when we discussed Daniel Pink’s book Drive. For newcomers… Think of the Federal News Radio Book Club…

  • Get ready for the second annual Gov 2.0 Summit

    It’s the meeting of the tech minds.

  • Dead government websites haunt the CyberCemetery

    The University of North Texas has archived a list of ”dead” government websites.

  • How to avoid an addiction to technology

    Author William Powers tells DorobekInsider about the idea behind his new book.

  • CDT’s Schwartz takes job at NIST

    Long-time privacy and cybersecurity expert to join the government to work on similar issues. EPA’s Lisa Schlosser also takes on a new role at her agency.

  • Agencies opening up slowly under FOIA mandate

    The Justice Department’s new report finds that the number of partial documents released last year increased by 50,000. Many agencies also reduced their backlog of FOIA requests. Agencies say some of improvements can be attributed to increased attention across the government and better technology.