Digital Government Milestone Passes In Silence

Frank Konkel | FCW | December 5, 2012

The six-month milestone since the White House released its Digital Government Strategy has come and gone with little fanfare. When the three-month mark came in August, U.S. CIO Steven VanRoekel penned a blog post highlighting the strategy’s early successes. The latest milestone, Nov. 23, passed with no mention at all.

Office of Management and Budget spokesperson Ari Astles told FCW in an e-mail that OMB will “highlight the ongoing work related to the Digital Government Strategy, including agency implementation successes and resources,” in early 2013.

The Digital Government Strategy update will coincide with OMB’s open data policy release, Astles said, which will build on the work of the Presidential Innovation Fellows on open data initiatives...