• OMB bakes new cookie policy for federal websites

    The Office of Management and Budget today released a long-awaited cookie policy on the use of web management and customization technologies. OMB also released a memorandum on privacy policies regarding the use of popular third-party social collaboration websites and applications.

  • OMB issues new cookie policy for federal IT managers

    WFED’s Max Cacas reports.

  • Winners announced for best local, state and federal websites

    The Digital Government Achievement Awards and Best of Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards both recognize outstanding agency websites at the federal, state and local levels. Cathilea Robinett, executive director of Center for Digital Education and the Center for Digital Government, joined DorobekINSIDER to discuss this year’s winners.

  • Importance of web analytics

    Host John Gilroy discusses what feds need to know about running their websites. His guest this week is Phil Kemelor of SEMphonic. October 19, 2010

  • OMB freezes new .gov websites

    Federal CIO Vivek Kundra will develop policy and guidance to improve how agencies manage their websites.

  • White House reprioritizes online accountability

    The websites for the Fiddlin’ Foresters – the official U.S. Forest folk band – and one for desert tortoises are a couple of websites that could be on the chopping block in the White House efforts to cut wasteful spending.

  • Avoid problems from cuts to gov websites

    Pretty soon you’re going to see a lot less dot-gov websites that have been deemed unnecessary and out of date.

  • Agencies hit the ‘off’ switch on websites

    Some government agency websites were essentially turned off Tuesday morning, as the shutdown officially got underway. Agencies also began sending out messages via social media alerting followers that accounts would not be updated during the shutdown.

  • Where were all the techies for the launch of

    In a special commentary, Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin asks, where were the crowd-sourcing, cloud-computing, agile-developing, data-dot-goving, code-a-paloozing studs who have been swept into so many agencies by the Obama administration before the launch of

  • Eight annoying things federal websites don’t do

    Federal websites tend to resemble retail sites because they have a more concentrated purpose than simply generating clicks.