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  • 1. Unleashing the Power of Digital Government June 20th, 2012 Todd Park Steven VanRoekelUS Chief Technology US Chief Information Officer Officer @todd_park @stevenvdc
  • 2. We’re At A MajorInflection Point #digitalgov
  • 3. Weather and GPS:$100B+ Industry #digitalgov
  • 4. Who is Certified Organic? Quality ofWater and Air Quality Medical Care For the Area Your Potential New Home! Does it Flood Here? NearestGovernment Service Your Home’s Energy Usage Quality of Schools Taxes Nearest Public Your Broadband Safety FacilityCapabilities and Prices How Much Was Spent on Infrastructure Upgrades? #digitalgov
  • 5. “I want us to ask ourselvesevery day, how are we using technology to make a real difference in people’s lives” -President Barack Obama #digitalgov
  • 6. For the people, by the people MyTSA iTriage #digitalgov
  • 7. Government Innovation Agenda• Embrace smart use of technology to change how we do business & serve Americans• Unleash the power of government data• Transform govt into a platform for innovation #digitalgov 7
  • 8. Digital Government StrategyThe Ideas:1. Open Data as the New Default2. Anywhere, anytime on any device3. Everything should be an API4. Make government data social5. Change the meaning of civic participation6. Government as a Platform wh.gov/digitalgov wh.gov/digitalgov/html5 #digitalgov
  • 9. Digital Government: Coming Soon• Machine-readable data as the New Default• Every Agency has a /DEVELOPER Page and APIs• Data.gov transformation to Web API and Metadata catalog• Agencies convert two priority citizen services to mobile to start• Launch of Digital Innovation Center• Private sector integration wh.gov/digitalgov wh.gov/digitalgov/html5 #digitalgov
  • 10. Presidential Innovation Fellows Projects• Open Data Initiatives• Blue Button for America• MyGov• RFP EZ• 20% Campaign www.whitehouse.gov/innovationfellows
  • 11. Health Data Initiative #digitalgov
  • 12. Safety Data Initiative #digitalgov
  • 13. Energy Data Initiative
  • 14. Education Data Initiative #digitalgov
  • 15. Call to Action Get Engaged with your Government• Connect with us – we need your help • http://wh.gov/digitalgov • http://wh.gov/innovationfellows• Broadcast to your networks • @todd_park • @stevenvdc• As data and APIs are released, use them! #digitalgov
  • 16. whitehouse.gov/digitalgov whitehouse.gov/innovationfellowsAll images sourced from .GOV #digitalgov