WFED’s Max Cacas reports.
The Digital Government Achievement Awards and Best of Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards both recognize outstanding agency websites at the federal, state and local levels. Cathilea Robinett, executive director of Center for Digital Education and the Center for Digital Government, joined DorobekINSIDER to discuss this year’s winners.
Host John Gilroy discusses what feds need to know about running their websites. His guest this week is Phil Kemelor of SEMphonic. October 19, 2010
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra will develop policy and guidance to improve how agencies manage their websites.
The websites for the Fiddlin’ Foresters – the official U.S. Forest folk band – and one for desert tortoises are a couple of websites that could be on the chopping block in the White House efforts to cut wasteful spending.
Pretty soon you’re going to see a lot less dot-gov websites that have been deemed unnecessary and out of date.
Some government agency websites were essentially turned off Tuesday morning, as the shutdown officially got underway. Agencies also began sending out messages via social media alerting followers that accounts would not be updated during the shutdown.
In a special commentary, Federal News Radio’s Tom Temin asks, where were the crowd-sourcing, cloud-computing, agile-developing, data-dot-goving, code-a-paloozing studs who have been swept into so many agencies by the Obama administration before the launch of HealthCare.gov?
Federal websites tend to resemble retail sites because they have a more concentrated purpose than simply generating clicks.