As open government gains favor and reaps benefits for the federal workforce and citizens, continues to build a Google-style universe based on the concept and expand its mission globally.

From launching new virtual communities to gather data on pertinent subjects and partnering with city governments to offering a free open source version of its data portal internationally,’s reach continues to grow beyond it’s Washington roots. Keep reading →

The legal profession may be known for many things, but innovative practices isn’t always one that comes to mine – especially within government circles.

So it may come as a surprise that among a newly-published list of 50 leading contributors to the legal community, which included executives from Yale Law School as well as Apple and Google, it also included Mary Alice Baish, the superintendent of documents for U. S. Government Printing Office. Keep reading →