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Making the Grade in Digital Government

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Two years after the launch of the Obama administration's Digital Government Strategy, the White House's digital leaders have released new recommendations for how federal agencies can best obtain and establish digital services for their customers. Agencies now look to take heed of the administration's newly released U.S. Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR Handbook. However, success will hinge on government's ability to promote openness in both technology as well as throughout the acquisition process.

Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn:

  • What recommendations the Federal CIO Council and Department of Defense CIO have provided with regards to open source software
  • How agencies can improve the contracting process through decisions that allow greater control over their data and information systems
  • Where agencies stand when it comes to open source recommendations from the Digital Government Strategy
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