GSA's Open Government Initiatives

GSA's Open Government Initiatives

Open Government Overview

President Obama’s Open Government Directive instructs all federal agencies to actively open their operations to the public. GSA’s efforts are rooted in three principles at the heart of the directive: Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration.

FEATURED INITIATIVES

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CHALLENGE.GOV
Challenge.gov is a government-wide challenge platform that facilitates innovation through challenges and prizes and enables the public to find all federal government challenge opportunities in one place, to learn about them in easy, creative ways, and to be notified of new challenges.

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DATA.GOV
The home of the U.S. Government’s open data, which increases public access to high-value government datasets, providing data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, and design data visualizations.

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DIGITAL SERVICES
GSA's work in using digital technology to advance open government and the Digital Government Strategy is accessible on www.digitalgov.gov

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ePUBS (GOOGLE) U.S. GOVERNMENT BOOKSTORE
Consumers can download, for free, important information on health, benefits, managing finances and more through a program with Google books.
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GSA INTERACT
An open, collaborative online community for connecting, communicating, learning and engaging across GSA topics. Its goal is to help increase government’s effectiveness through better communication and collaboration.

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OPEN GOVERNMENT PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM
GSA introduced the use of public dialogue tools to help agencies reach out to citizens.
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PROCUREMENT INNOVATION TOOLS
A set of online tools to make it easy for businesses and individuals to find and participate in Federal business opportunities, developed as a GSA Open Government Flagship Initiative.

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TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENTS
GSA led a team to negotiate landmark agreements with many social media companies on behalf of all federal agencies.
 

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GSA RESPONSE TO:

Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review (Executive Order 13563)


GSA is committed to improved management of Controlled Unclassified Information (Executive Order 13556)


Streamlining Service Delivery and Improving Customer Service (Executive Order 13571)


GSA is committed to the Plain Writing Act of 2010 [PDF, 154KB]

 

OPEN GOVERNMENT LINKS

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Open Government Directive

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Last Reviewed 2015-12-07