- 1. Introduce Yourself: State/Local Represent! -
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- 2. 11 Hip-Hop Lyrics For Keeping It Real in the Workplace -
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- 3. The Importance of "Diversity Thinking" — and Compliance -
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- 4. Using Social Media to Keep the Public Safe -
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- 5. How Open Source is Powering Government -
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- 6. Learning from the World Café Approach -
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- 7. Free Webinar: The CJIS Mandate is Coming! -
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- 8. 34 Big (& Little) Ideas To Get Your Telework Program Moving* -
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- Join us at the 2014 Code for America Summit – The 2014 Code for America Summit is set for September 23-24 and registration is now open.
- How you can help build a more agile government – Earlier this year, I began doing research work with CivicActions on agile development in government — who was doing it, how and what the needs were to successfully get it deployed.
- Models for API driven startups built around public data – I had a conversation with a venture capitalist recently who was looking for information on startups who had APIs and had built their company around public data.
- Feds didn’t say agile development contributed to Healthcare.gov failure – A recent VentureBeat headline misleadingly suggests agile development practices were the cause of Healthcare.gov’s “failure.”
- It’s time for open data on open data – Recent conversations I’ve had with municipal executives managing open data programs indicate that traction around open data platform usage isn’t meeting their personal expectations.
- Reinventing government procurement – Reinventors is hosting a live, online government procurement roundtable with key nonprofit, business and media leaders on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. PT.
- DOJ seeks CIO – The U.S. Department of Justice is looking for a chief information officer.
- An open data blueprint for the U.S. Department of Commerce – Re-published from API Evangelist U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently announced the Department of Commerce will hire its first-ever chief data officer. I wanted to make sure that when this new and extremely important individual assumes their role, they have my latest thoughts on how to make the Department of Commerce developer portal the best […]
Alex Howard on O’Reilly Radar
- Towards a more open world – Last September, I gave a 5 minute Ignite talk at the tenth Ignite DC. The video just became available. My talk, embedded below, focused on what I’ve been writing about here at Radar for the past three years: open government, …
- Linking open data to augmented intelligence and the economy – After years of steady growth, open data is now entering into public discourse, particularly in the public sector. If President Barack Obama decides to put the White House’s long-awaited new open data mandate before the nation this spring, it will …
- White House Science Fair praises future scientists and makers – There are few ways to better judge a nation’s character than to look at how its children are educated. What values do their parents, teachers and mentors demonstrate? What accomplishments are celebrated? In a world where championship sports teams are …
- Finding and telling data-driven stories in billions of tweets – Twitter has hired its first data editor. Simon Rogers, one of the leading practitioners of data journalism in the world, will join Twitter in May. He will be moving his family from London to San Francisco and applying his skills to …
- Sprinting toward the future of Jamaica – Creating the conditions for startups to form is now a policy imperative for governments around the world, as Julian Jay Robinson, minister of state in Jamaica’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, reminded the attendees at the “Developing the …
- Predictive analytics and data sharing raise civil liberties concerns – Last winter, around the same time there was a huge row in Congress over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), U.S. Attorney General Holder quietly signed off on expanded rules on government data sharing. The rules allowed the National …
- Sensoring the news – When I went to the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival to host a conversation with NPR’s Javaun Moradi about sensors, society and the media, I thought we would be talking about the future of data journalism. By the time I left …
- The City of Chicago wants you to fork its data on GitHub – GitHub has been gaining new prominence as the use of open source software in government grows. Earlier this month, I included a few thoughts from Chicago’s chief information officer, Brett Goldstein, about the city’s use of GitHub, in a piece …