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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.
Posted byon August 4, 2014 at 7:52 PM EDT
More than 1,500 people participate in the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo DayPosted byon August 4, 2014 at 3:17 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
Jeff Zients and Sen. Patrick Leahy write about the importance of answering the public's call on cell phone unlocking.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 8:55 AM EDT
Watch the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day, webcast live from the White House at www.whitehouse.gov/live.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
Times have changed, and today, some of the best ladders to well-paying, middle-class jobs are in IT fields across our economy.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 4:12 PM EDT
Last year, over 114,000 of you made your voice heard and petitioned the Administration to restore a basic consumer freedom: to take your mobile service — and a phone or tablet you already own — to the carrier that best suits your needs. Today, President Obama applauds Congress for passing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM EDT
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
Posted byon July 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
Forty-five years ago, two American astronauts -- Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong -- landed on the moon's Sea of Tranquility, and Neil Armstrong planted the first footprint on the surface of the moon. As he made those first steps, Armstrong uttered that simple phrase we still remember today: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Posted byon July 15, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
The President’s Open Data Initiatives aren’t just about opening up and improving government data – they are also focused on engaging with innovators, entrepreneurs, and the general public on the innovative use of the data in products and services to improve everyday lives and grow the economy. To engage existing and prospective users of open government data, showcase their progress, and get constructive feedback, the Administration has been holding a number of data-related events this year. In the spirit of openness, and as a primer for Federal agencies, local governments, non-profits, and others that may be interested in hosting their own open data events, we have put together an open data engagement starter guide with some tips for hosting hackathons, data jams, and datapaloozas.