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  • Buying What Works: Case Studies in Innovative Contracting

    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.


  • Vice President Biden Congratulates Winners of National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

    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.


  • Day One: Mikey Dickerson, U.S. Digital Service Administrator

    Follow along as Mikey Dickerson, Administrator of the newly created U.S. Digital Service, makes his way through Day One on the job.


  • Making for a Stronger Africa

    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.


  • Here's How Cell Phone Unlocking Became Legal

    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.


  • Delivering a Customer-Focused Government Through Smarter IT

    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.


  • Delivering a Customer-Focused Government Through Smarter IT

    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.


  • Delivering a Customer-Focused Government Through Smarter IT

    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.


  • Join the White House Conference Call on Cell Phone Unlocking


  • More than 1,500 people participate in the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day

    On Tuesday, more than 250 emergency managers, first responders, tech entrepreneurs, and local, state, and Federal officials came to the White House to participate in the Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day. The event was live-streamed to more than 1,250 people interested in leveraging tech and innovation to improve disaster preparedness, response and recovery.


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