Technology is at the Heart of Obama’s Second-term Management Agenda | Nextgov

President Obama on Monday highlighted the continuing role of technology in his second-term management reform agenda, using a televised speech to White House staff to also defend the federal workforce and nudge Congress to grant him long-sought authority to consolidate agencies to curb duplication. …


He cited Whitehouse.gov’s “taxpayer receipt” feature that allows citizens access to details on spending. And he mentioned Data.gov, the site that “has opened huge amounts of government data for free” for private entrepreneurs in areas ranging from what hospitals charge for procedures to weather and climate data.