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  • Innovation for America: Restoring Growth, Reforming Government, Fixing Health Care, Expanding Opportunity Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Associate Director for Technology White House Office of Science & Technology Policy August 4, 2009
  • Need to Improve Progress on Key Indicators of Global Competitiveness Source: ITIF Report “The Atlantic Century”, February, 2009 … E-Government Higher Education Attainment Innovation Trend
    • ITIF released a report in February 2009 benchmarking 40 countries on global competitiveness
    • U.S. ranked last in the overall rate of change across 25 innovation metrics
    Information Technology and Innovation Foundation – “The Atlantic Century” … … …
  • CTO Agenda ~ Harnessing Technology and Innovation to Transform the Economy II Promote Innovation for National Priorities I Invest in the Building Blocks of Innovation III Instill an Open Government Culture
    • Health IT: Catalyze product innovation through open data standards; deliver administrative simplification; align research and health IT
    • Smart Grid: Accelerate energy efficiency through product innovation enabled by open data standards
    • Education Technology: Encourage product innovation through national education technology plan, data standards
    • Open Government Initiative: Coordinate policy on transparency, participation and collaboration
    • Government Platforms: Facilitate the reuse of best practices through a platform for open government tools
    • Smart, Secure Infrastructure: Catalyze innovative applications through national broadband plan; collaborate with private sector on cybersecurity
    • R&D Collaboration: Focus on university commercialization, entrepreneurship, new product development
    • 21 st Century Workforce: Encourage STEM training for all; provision online and open educational resources to bolster educational attainment rate
  • IT Dashboard Building a Culture of Accountability
    • Launched June 30, 2009
    • 30 million+ hits since launch
    • Strong Presidential commitment
    • Measures performance against “on-time”, “on-budget”, and CIO evaluation
    • Builds on the success of Shinseki review halting 45 current projects
    Source: www.whitehouse.gov & it.usaspending.gov
  • Open Government: Building a Frictionless Platform to Speed Adoption (Eventually) Menu of Open Government Tools
    • Provision a federal suite of open government tools.
    • Make it easy and cost-effective for any agency to implement open government priorities.
    Candidates for Consideration Wiki Template Blog Template Open Peer Review Platform Open Grant-Making Platform Public Engagement Platform Product Innovation “Challenges” Platform Mapping and Visualization Tools
  • Delivering on the Promise “ In the next 90 days, USCIS will launch a vastly improved Web site that will, for the first time ever, allow applicants to get updates on their status of their applications via e-mail and text message and online.” – President Barack Obama, June 25, 2009 Presidential Remarks on Immigration
    • Current immigration application process perceived as difficult, confusing
    • Presidential mandate to improve transparency in 90 days
    • Applicants will be able to:
      • track status online across major application milestones
      • view average wait times for each stage in process
      • receive updates via text message and email
    • Agency will develop new performance dashboard
    Source: www.uscis.gov Case in Brief: Application Tracking
  • Spirit of Commonwealth ~ Entrepreneurs Lowering Costs for Public Services Low-cost method to remove arsenic from water; 10+ million people suffer without treatment; GMU Professor Abul Hussam wins $1M Grainger Prize Water Filters Cost Per Device $40 SONO Filter Market Filters ~$5,000 Low-cost product to alleviate hearing impairment; 240+million people suffer without treatment; David Green selected as an Ashoka Fellow Hearing Aids Cost Per Device $60-$210 Impact 1 Market Aids ~$800 Prototype developed within three years of original concept Device requires no energy supply