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Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 7:30 AM EST
On September 22, 2011, we launched We the People to give Americans a new way to petition their government around issues they care about. It works like this: Create a petition, get enough signatures, and the Obama administration will work with policy experts to issue an official response. Three years later, we take a look at the platform.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 2:17 PM EST
Just as a neighborhood bands together to raise its collective safety, we can work as a community to strengthen our collective defenses to make it harder for those who wish to cause harm.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM EST
Every so often, a new tool, technique, or instrument completely revolutionizes how we do research. These tools and techniques are quickly ingrained into the research enterprise, catalyzing breakthrough discoveries and making it difficult to imagine life without them.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 1:33 PM EST
The Obama administration announces a comprehensive set of new federal actions to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and protect public health.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 1:39 PM EST
We recently welcomed the newest group of Presidential Innovation Fellows into the federal government. This diverse group represents some of the nation’s most talented and creative civic-minded innovators.
Posted byon September 4, 2014 at 10:33 AM EST
President Obama announces that Megan Smith will serve as the next U.S. CTO and Assistant to the President, succeeding Todd Park, and that Alexander Macgillivray will serve as a Deputy U.S. CTO.
President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Administration Service in New Role after Returning to Silicon ValleyPosted byon August 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM EST
President Obama today announced that he has asked U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President Todd Park to take on a new role for the Administration as a technology advisor based in Silicon Valley
Posted byon August 21, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Today, the Office of Science Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) are pleased to release the first version of Innovative Contracting Case Studies, an iterative, evolving document that describes a number of ways Federal agencies are getting more innovation per taxpayer dollar – all under existing laws and regulations.
Posted byon August 20, 2014 at 2:40 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden welcomes the University of Central Florida’s cyber defense team to the White House to congratulate them on their victory in the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Posted byon August 20, 2014 at 9:49 AM EST
Follow along as Mikey Dickerson, Administrator of the newly created U.S. Digital Service, makes his way through Day One on the job.