Right now the federal government is being pummeled by scandals. So how does government improve its reputation and get back in the public's good graces? We get insights from the Partnership for Public Service.
Default open data; that was one of the big takeaways from the Digital Government Strategy released last year. But the DGS was a bit murkey on how agencies should implement open data. The White House has formalized that dilemma with the Open Data Directive released in May.
It seems you can't turn around these days without hearing about another government conference scandal. But what gets lost in the horror stories of magicians and fancy hotel suits is the real reason why these conferences are essential for govies, learning.
The Air Force is the single largest consumer of energy in the federal government. Last year alone the Air Force spent more than $9 billion on fuel and electricity. The energy bill constitutes more than 8 percent of the Air Force budget. But it could of been much higher. Meet the man who saved over a BILLION DOLLARS.
10 years ago the role of the Chief Information Officer was radically different than it is today. Consider this, in 2013 the federal government will spend more than $80 billion on IT. That's no easy task. So how do they do it effectively? And is the role going to continue to evolve? Insights from Brocade's Anthony Robbins.