- Luke Fretwell · May 21, 2009, 11:26 am
On January 21, 2009, his first full day in office, the President issued a Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government and called for recommendations for making the Federal government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative. On May 21, 2009, the Administration kicked off an unprecedented process for public engagement in policymaking on the White House website. As Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President said, we are proud to announce an important next step in this historic call to action one that will help us achieve a new foundation for our government a foundation built on the values of transparency, accountability and responsibility.
- Luke Fretwell · May 20, 2009, 11:37 am
On June 3, 2008, Deloitte and the National Academy of Public Administration convened a group of government leaders, subject matter experts and forward thinkers to develop a road map to help the next administration navigate the work force and organization changes that need to occur to move to a more collaborative model of government.
- Luke Fretwell · May 15, 2009, 11:58 am
One Wednesday, Luke Fretwell had an idea to aggregate official U.S. Government news all in one place to serve as his own personal news service.
Thursday, he designed a simple prototype and created groups within FriendFeed related to various government departments and agencies.
Friday, he met with Ryan Waggoner, and they discussed a simple way to execute the idea. Ryan set up the site in WordPress and customized it to Luke’s design. Ryan then did some custom coding to integrate the FriendFeed groups into the WordPress site.
- Adriel Hampton · April 26, 2009, 2:55 pm
Alan Black (@AFPADude on Twitter), Chief for Public Affairs Force Management for the USAF & Dave Faggard Chief, New Media and Emerging Technology at Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for Public Affairs joins Gov 2.0 Radio to talk about why social media is playing a bigger role in the Air Forceâ€™s communications efforts.