Open Government

GSA Open Government Builds Solutions and Gives Voice to Citizens

GSA Open Government Builds Solutions and Gives Voice to Citizens

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Editor‘s Note: The following post originally ran on the DigitalGov blog. Read the original post here. Our work at the General Services Administration encompass many of the pillars of Open Government, from giving a greater voice to citizens to through Public Participation innovations...
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Announcing the U.S. Public Participation Playbook

Announcing the U.S. Public Participation Playbook

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Today, the Administration is proud to launch the first U.S. Public Participation Playbook—a resource built through open collaboration among government, civic partners, small businesses, and the public to help give people a stronger voice in government decision making Identifying best...
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Five Years of Open Data—Making a Difference

Five Years of Open Data—Making a Difference

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In May 2009, Data.gov was an experiment. There were questions: would people use the data? would agencies share the data? and would it make a difference? We’ve all come a long, long way to answering those questions, starting with only...
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Winning solution provides GSA with a tool to help agencies drive cost savings on federal travel

Winning solution provides GSA with a tool to help agencies drive cost savings on federal travel

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On May 9th, GSA announced the winner of its most recent federal prize competition, which asked entrants to develop and submit a tool to help agencies gain key insights and drive cost savings on federal travel. GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service...
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Operation Home2Work: Providing Jobs and Opportunities for Veterans

Operation Home2Work: Providing Jobs and Opportunities for Veterans

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Last week at GSA’s Operation Home2Work: Veterans Employment and Business Expo private companies, federal agencies, state and local government, and universities came together to provide veterans and veteran-owned businesses information about employment and business opportunities. Several veterans walked away with...
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Public Engagement Through Social Media

Public Engagement Through Social Media

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On Friday, March 16th, the White House Office of Public Engagement and the General Services Administration brought together over 300 regional community leaders and 13 federal agencies in Columbus, Ohio at the third White House Community Partnership Summit. Joined by...
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