Tag Archives: transparency

“Big Brother” May Get a Taste of its Own Medicine (from Google)

Everyone that uses any Google product should know by now that the company recently updated its Privacy Policy so that it can use the data accumulated across its many sites to better direct advertisements (revenue opportunities).  That being said, some … Continue reading

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Insider Trading Ban for Lawmakers Clears Congress – NYTimes.com

Insider Trading Ban for Lawmakers Clears Congress – NYTimes.com. I couldn’t help but post this article.  Just the thought that this was allowed to happen before this bill cleared is unconscionable.  Would you want the types of Conflict of Interest … Continue reading

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GAO Releases New Mobile Application for iPhone and iPad

Eariler today, the Government Accountability Office issued a press release (posted in its entirety below) announcing the availability of a new mobile application for Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. According to the press release, the app is now available via the … Continue reading

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The Countdown Continues… Again

President Obama signed a spending bill marking the first time an appropriations bill has been approved since… are you ready… 2009.  Yeah, that’s right, the government has been running on borrowed time since then.  They have been issuing continuing resolutions … Continue reading

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Government Innovation… Coming to a Store Near You

Obama administration to boost tech transfers – Fedline – The Federal Times Blog – federal news, government operations, agency management, pay & benefits. So, it seems as if the government would like to give us, the taxpayers, some of the innovation … Continue reading

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DOD and DOE Falling Short… Change is Coming

I noticed that the long-awaited www.performance.gov was finally released to the public and couldn’t help but to take a browse through the information it has started to provide.  I have been a long-time fan of transparency from sites similar to … Continue reading

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The Contractor’s Fight For Every Penny…

First, let me say that I am an optimist.  The glass is usually half-full for me and I don’t tend to frown much.  Life is normally a “box of chocolates” and sunshine for me.  That being said, there is a … Continue reading

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