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Monthly Archives: May 2013

DGS Spotlight: SSA Embraces the Administration’s Digital Government Strategy (DGS)

Digital services include the delivery of digital information (i.e. data or content) and transactional services (e.g. online forms, benefits applications) across a variety of platforms, devices and delivery mechanisms (e.g. websites, mobile applications, and social media). The Administration has recognized …

Department of Energy Helping Americans Find Alternative Fuel Stations

Helping Americans explore and adopt alternative energy sources beyond oil and gasoline has become easier. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory and DOE Clean Cities have made it a snap to find the location of alternative fuel …

Digital Strategy: Delivering Better Results for the Public

Today marks one year since we released the Digital Government Strategy (PDF/ HTML5), as part of the President’s directive to build a 21st Century Government that delivers better services to the American people. The Strategy is built on the proposition that all Americans should be …

The Potential of Mobile Apps

As the Federal Government has moved to embrace the wider use of mobile devices, agencies have begun to develop structures and procedures that allow for the secure adoption of commercially created mobile applications (apps). In conjunction with the Digital Government …

Creating a Foundation for Mobile Security

Just as smartphones, tablets, and mobile applications have transformed the way individuals interact with and access their personal data, these technologies offer Federal agencies and their workers a way to better support their missions and perform their jobs more effectively …

DGS Spotlight: New API Helps Satisfy the Nation’s App-etite for Farmers Markets

America is developing quite an app-etite. The number of U.S. smartphone owners is approaching 130 million, resulting in more and more demand for mobile access to our information. Combine that with the increase in consumers wanting access to fresh, local …

President Obama Signs Executive Order on Open Data

The Obama Administration today took groundbreaking new steps to make information generated and stored by the Federal Government more open and accessible to innovators and the public, to fuel entrepreneurship and economic growth while increasing government transparency and efficiency. Earlier …

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