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Department of Commerce app challenge
Last month, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced a "Commerce Business Apps Challenge" to developers to look for innovative ways to utilize the Department’s  and other publicly available data to help businesses identify opportunities, grow, enhance productivity and create jobs. With the... Read more
1 comment Posted 7 Mar 2012 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
In the fallout of the controversial net neutrality order approved by the FCC today, they extend what at least on the surface appears to be an olive branch towards openness: the Open Internet Apps Challenge on challenge.gov. The challenge was launched with today's order approval and saying this... Read more
2 comments Posted 21 Dec 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Yesterday, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate took the stage at the 2010 TEDMED Conference in San Diego, CA, to announce a new public challenge to come up with creative ideas on how we can prepare communities before disaster strikes. 
0 comments Posted 29 Oct 2010 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
So 19 months into the Open Government Directive, we seem to have a backlash. The government has spent millions of dollars collecting, organizing, and cataloging its data to make it more available to the public. An unprecedented effort. Some of this data is frivolous, some of it is valuable, but I... Read more
3 comments Posted 13 Sep 2010 by Gunnar Hellekson (Red Hat) Feed