U.S. Digital Service

Matt Cutts steps down from Google, steps up at the U.S. Digital Service

After dipping his toes in government work last year, Google Search guru Matt Cutts is now stepping away from Google in a more permanent way. Cutts, who has wrestled spam and SEO at Google since 2000

The government technology pitch

Crisis has a history of dictating government technology disruption. But innovators don’t wait for crises. They imagine a different path, whether it’s a new approach to solving an old problem or a

Uncle Sam wants you… to hack the Pentagon

My team, the Defense Digital Service (DDS) exists to bring in the best processes, talent, and technology from the private sector into the DoD. An offshoot from the United States Digital Service (USDS)

How The White House Is Leading The National Effort On Civic Innovation

Silicon Valley, Uncle Sam needs you! No, I’m not talking about just your checkbook. Many of us who work in tech and live in California are accustomed to calls from candidates and campaigns asking fo

Uncle Sam Needs More Geeks

One of President Obama’s guests at this year’s State of the Union address was Kathy Pham, a health IT expert formerly of Google and IBM. Pham recently joined the federal government to make it easi