Posts Tagged ‘government’

Startups and Small Business: 5 Things We Really Need From Politicians

Mike | June 25th, 2012

We hear a great deal of talk from the Presidential campaigns about what small businesses and startups really need to succeed. It’s “job creators, this” and “entrepreneurs, that” and “innovators, the other.” First of all we are not monolithic. Every small business has its own distinct needs and it’s own unique problems. For instance, my […]

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USA! USA! USA! (.gov)

Mike | August 2nd, 2010

It would appear that the efforts of Vivek Kundra our new federal government CIO, are paying off with additional attention to detail, a new user-friendly site, and now an app store of government-issued software for mobile devices! Launched last month, the redesigned website, USA.gov,  has a sporty web 2.0 look, is built on an open source framework […]

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U.S. Government Continues To Embrace Crowdsourcing

Ross | April 11th, 2010

Last month, the U.S. Government adopted a new policy promoting government crowdsourcing initiatives at the national level. As part of that effort, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has launched a new website designed to crowdsource policy opinions focused on the manufacturing industry. It’s great to see the government follow-through on its […]

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U.S. Government Embraces Crowdsourcing

Ross | March 10th, 2010

The White House has embraced crowdsourcing, urging federal agencies in a memo issued on March 8, 2010 to use challenges and prizes to crowdsource innovative approaches to governmental initiatives and programs. Within the next 120 days, the administration will release a web-based platform to manage the government’s crowdsourcing efforts. Some of you might recall that […]

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