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Today in #OpenGov 7/30/2014

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Keep reading for today's look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis, including Sen. Wyden and Sen.

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What can we learn from the G8 Open Data Charter Action Plan?

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This article is the second half of our two-part analysis on the

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Protest troubles continue for NetCents

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Four large businesses have filed protests over the Air Force's decision to leave them off of the $960 million NetCents II Application Services contract.

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Leidos wins $44M contract to support CDC health care safety network

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Leidos has won a $44 million contract to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).

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What Congress Should Be Talking About When It Talks About a National Transportation Plan

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There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.

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Reid Vows to Defend Net Neutrality From Republican Attacks

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The letter could give the FCC political cover to enact tougher rules.

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Alabama Officials Ask Residents to Pray For Coal

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Local leaders are very worried about the Environmental Protection Agency's climate change proposal.

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What Corporate America Is Learning About Keeping Workers Happy

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Organizations with ample perks outperform those without and retain better talent.

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Did Anyone See Your Organization’s Facebook Post?

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Last week the Washington Post featured an article on the frustrations of digital communicators in the weather community with Facebook.

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What We Like - and Don't Like - About Our Cities

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American city dwellers place a high value on their cities’ food offerings, from restaurants to farmers’ markets. We also love historic buildings and good public spaces. Traffic, not so much.

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Canada Research Agency Goes Offline to Contain Chinese Infection

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Breach could have deeper implications, as 43 departments share data services.

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DARPA Seeks Proposals for Wireless Network Defense Program’s 2nd, 3rd Phases

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a presolicitation notice for the second and third phases of its Wireless Network Defense program to develop technology for protecting wirele

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9 things the new VA secretary promised for his first 90 days

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Robert McDonald won confirmation on Tuesday to serve as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with the Senate voting unanimously to approve him as the agency’s next head.

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Stephen Cauffman: NIST to Lead Nationwide Disaster Resilience Framework Collaboration

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Stephen Cauffman, lead for disaster resilience at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, says a new nationwide initiative led by NIST aims to provide local communities with tools to de

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Who Is My Neighbour?

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In recent weeks I’ve been doing a series of interviews with frontline workers helping people in crisis. Some of their comments are revealing.

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Leveraging Cloud Adoption in Your Agency

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GovLoop's recent guide, How Cloud is Reinventing Government

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How Much Do You Know About the ADA & People with Disabilities?

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Customer Service Design Thinking

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Customer Service Design Thinking

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Andrew Weber: Bioweapons Threat a “National Security Challenge”

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Pentagon official Andrew Weber discussed global biosecurity scenarios and measures during a panel discussion held at the Aspen Security Forum last week in Colorado, DoD News reported Monday.

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Future FBI HQ Site Choices Narrowed to Prince George’s, Fairfax Counties

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The General Services Administration plans to release a request for proposals for the development of the FBI’s future headquarters campus after a joint panel completes a series of regulatory revi

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Unpicking the Barriers to Change – Changing Through Experience

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Photo by Phillirose – Flickr

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How to Do Authentic Frontline Social Media

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With social media dedicated frontline people can brilliantly provide a human face to champion the work an organisation is doing.

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Are you a Courageous Follower or Leader???

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Four short links: 30 July 2014

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  1. Offline First is the New Mobile First — Luke Wroblewski’s notes from John Allsopp’s talk about “Breaking Developme
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Senate, House Set to Vote on Border Security Funding Bill; Mitch McConnell Comments

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The House of Representatives could meet this week to vote on an emergency spending bill designed to address migration issues on the U.S. southern border, Defense News reported Tuesday.

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Power Your Patient Portal with the Latest Advances in Data Science

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By Eugene Borukhovich

With U.S.

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What Will South Africa Look Like by 2030? [VIDEO]

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Given the past twenty years of democracy, many in South Africa are asking: what will come next?

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In Defence of Bureaucratic Language (and Meaning)

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by Kent Aitken

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Willie May Nominated DOC Undersecretary for Standards, Tech

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Dr.

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State and Local Agencies Stumble on Mobile Readiness

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New report shows that security and budget concerns remain big obstacles.

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After Delays, USCIS Sets New Deadline for Digital Immigration Records

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USCIS chief calls modernizing IT systems ‘one of my top challenges'

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Maryland and Virginia Still Both in Running for New FBI Headquarters

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GSA releases short list of finalists for move from obsolete downtown Hoover building.

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Leidos subsidiary nabs $25M contract for systems engineering, technical services

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Varec Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has won a $25 million contract to provide systems engineering, technical and management support services to the Defense Logistics Agency.

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Bob McDonald Unanimously Confirmed as Veterans Affairs Secretary

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The U.S.

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Michigan CSO Dan Lohrmann Leaves Government

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Michigan’s chief security officer is moving on.

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The Things You Don't Know About the Nixon Tapes

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Forty years after Watergate, two new books show how little we knew about the disgraced president.

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[Op-Ed] Civic Tech and Engagement: How City Halls Can Help Construct Stronger Neighborhoods

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Last week, the UN reported that more than half of humanity now lives in cities; by 2050 two-thirds of people will, up from just 30% in 1950.

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Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Will Remain Open

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A law that would close the state's only clinic was ruled unconstitutional Tuesday.

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Republicans Condemn Bergdahl Swap

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But Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee say the resolution is simply a political move ahead of this week's House vote on suing President Obama.

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Twit Happens: Five Cases of Tweet Regret in the Public Sector

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Anyone who has been involved in social media for any length of time knows that mistakes can and will happen.

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It's Time to Customize Your Executive Development Program

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On Septe

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Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Focus on IT

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Don’t consider IT acquisition reform in a vacuum, group says.

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Becca Blazak – Why I’m Coding for America

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Technology is exciting, constantly evolving, seductive. It has had an incredible impact on the world.

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Many Part-Time Feds Will Soon Be Eligible for Federal Health Benefits

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OPM looks to expand FEHBP coverage.

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Meet the Man Now Responsible for Solving the VA Crisis

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Robert McDonald got overwhelming bipartisan support during his Senate confirmation vote Tuesday.

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Alion wins $11.4M contract to develop modeling, simulation tools

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Alion Science and Technology has won an $11.4 million contract to develop modeling and simulation tools for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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GD nabs $25.4M subcontract from Lockheed for GPS satellites

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has won a $25.4 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin to help support the Air Force’s GPS III satellites.

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Smart grid opportunities fuel M&A deal

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Causam Energy Inc. has acquired Power Analytics Corp.

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German Official Thinks Snowden Should Give Up Being 'Hunted'

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Snowden's asylum in Russia expires July 31.

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Before, During and After an Attack: An Integrated Strategy for Cybersecurity [New Report]

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