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Facts about publishing open source code in government

Facts about publishing open source code in government

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Editor’s note: This blog was originally published on 18F’s blog. At 18F, we believe that developing software in the open has many benefits, and we write about our open source work as much as we can. We get questions from...
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Celebrating 67 years of American service

Celebrating 67 years of American service

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Last week, we shared our second blog of this three part series, highlighting some unique facts about the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Today we are proud to release our final edition of this series, by revealing interesting and unique...
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Celebrating 67 years of American service

Celebrating 67 years of American service

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Part two of a three-part look at GSA’s history Last week, we shared our first blog of this three part series, highlighting some unique facts about the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Today we are proud to release our next...
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Using Our Experience to Mentor the Next Generation

Using Our Experience to Mentor the Next Generation

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The Great Lakes Region has been active in the ACE Mentoring Program since 2007, mentoring more than 213 students from 2008 to 2016. This year, for six months, staff in our region worked through the program to mentor with high...
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Continuing the Shared Services Momentum

Continuing the Shared Services Momentum

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Recognizing the powerful impact that the government’s internal operations have on service to its citizens, this Administration has made transformation of management practices within the Federal Government a key priority. Sharing and streamlining mission support services such as financial management...
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Pittsburg Students Get Rare Glimpse at Federal Building

Pittsburg Students Get Rare Glimpse at Federal Building

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This blog is reposted from Heartland Region. The original can be found here. Six students and an associate professor from Pittsburg State University’s School of Construction traveled to Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Nov. 20, for a behind-the-scenes look at a...
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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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The Democracy of Space

The Democracy of Space

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This Sunday, Mad Men’s mid-century style will be featured on many TV sets throughout the country as the show enters its final season. Don Draper’s office, complete with its closed door, heavy wooden desk, executive chair, and sofa, represents a...
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GSA Steps Up In Response to Hurricane

GSA Steps Up In Response to Hurricane

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GSA’s role in supporting its government partners is never more important than in an emergency.  This week, Hurricane Sandy brought heavy rains, major flooding, and damaging winds to the Northeast, parts of the Mid-Atlantic, and even the Midwest. As a...
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Rethinking our Hiring Needs and Reforming Our Awards Program

Rethinking our Hiring Needs and Reforming Our Awards Program

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Three months ago we began a comprehensive, top to bottom review of all agency operations. We are committed to redoubling  our core mission of promoting efficiency, driving steeper bargains, delivering better value, and creating greater opportunities for government-wide savings. As...
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