Cloud Computing

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Summary: OSTP looks back on progress make in open-data initiatives over the past year, and goals for the coming year.

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Photo Caption: President Obama with Chief Technology Officer team members Ryan Panchadsaram and Corinna Zarek, and U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott viewing Analytics.usa.gov Editor’s Note: This blog was originally on the White House Blog. Today, students are able to compare...
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Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

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Last week’s winter storm pummelled the East Coast of the United States, leaving as much as 30 inches of snow across the region. Despite federal buildings being closed due to impassable roads and suspended mass transit, U.S. General Service Administration...
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Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

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Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on the White House Blog. “My hope is this continues to encourage a culture of public service among our innovators, and tech entrepreneurs, so that we can keep building a government that’s as...
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GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

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GSA unveiled a refreshed GSA.gov website today with a more crisp design layout, improved usability, and features geared more toward mobile users. Increasingly, website traffic is coming from mobile users. With this in mind, GSA unveiled a newly refreshed GSA.gov...
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GSA Unveils New Blog Interface

GSA Unveils New Blog Interface

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A website can be more than just a place to find information. It can transcend the user experience, giving visitors a place that feels more personal. That is why we are excited to unveil our new interface for The GSA...
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GSA’s 8(a)STARS II Award Makes Government Buildings Smarter

GSA’s 8(a)STARS II Award Makes Government Buildings Smarter

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Imagine walking into your office building, coffee in hand, and the first thing you see is a bright digital display with a color dashboard offering a variety of information, including an agenda with your 10 a.m. meeting on it. Later,...
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GSA’s Critical Technology Role

GSA’s Critical Technology Role

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GSA plays a critical role in helping other agencies with technology, from OCSIT’s assisting with cloud computing security and managing usa.gov to OGP’s development of cybersecurity policy and overseeing the .gov domains. Over the past year, we took a large...
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Throwback Thursday: Ever wonder what there was before the Internet?

Throwback Thursday: Ever wonder what there was before the Internet?

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In a world of smartphones, laptops, and wireless Internet connections, it’s easy to forget that computers weren’t always this compact. In fact, just a few decades ago, mainframe computers were what  government and corporations used to store big data for...
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Tech Tuesday: GSA’s Schmith Grows IT and Cloud Presence

Tech Tuesday: GSA’s Schmith Grows IT and Cloud Presence

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GSA’s Megan Schmith is an FCW Rising Star. She received this prestigious award for taking over an interagency working group that focuses on sharing best practices and experiences among agencies. She quickly grew the  group by 400 percent. Schmith develops...
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