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Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM EDT
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 2:39 PM EDT
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 11:33 AM EDT
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 2:30 PM EDT
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 10:35 AM EDT
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 3:40 PM EDT
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 10:49 AM EDT
Follow along as Mikey Dickerson, Administrator of the newly created U.S. Digital Service, makes his way through Day One on the job.
Posted byon August 19, 2014 at 12:06 PM EDT
This month, the first class of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows converged on Washington, D.C. for their inaugural Presidential Summit. During the Summit, many of the Fellows joined the US Global Development Lab and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy at Fab Lab DC to discuss the role of making in Africa’s economic and community development.
Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 12:53 PM EDT
On Friday, August 1, President Obama signed a bill into law that again made it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phones. It marked the very first time a We the People petition led to a legislative fix.
Posted byon August 11, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
The Administration is launching the U.S. Digital Service -- a small team made up of our country’s brightest digital talent that will work with agencies to remove barriers to exceptional service delivery and help remake the digital experience that people and businesses have with their government.