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My First Visit to One of the FCC's Field Offices

October 19, 2010 - 06:30 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
I just returned from a 36-hour trip to Georgia, during which I visited a great group of folk at the FCC’s field office in Duluth (which is overseen by our Enforcement Bureau). It was my first experience with one of our field offices, but interacting with our people on the ground – my
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Brainstorming: the FCC Mobile App

October 5, 2010 - 05:15 PM by Haley Van Dÿck, FCC New Media
The rate of mobile users has sky-rocketed in the past ten years, with over five billion mobile devices world wide. Today Americans are spending more time online through their phones than ever before, with 6 out of 10 Americans connecting to the Internet through mobile access.The FCC
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Modernizing from the Ground Up

September 22, 2010 - 01:52 PM by Steven VanRoekel, Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission
As IT tides shift in Washington, D.C., the Federal Communications Commission has a special opportunity to become an expert technology agency in the federal government. We have been hard at work in redesigning defining personas of citizens and business both current and potential,
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FCC License View

September 14, 2010 - 01:16 PM by Steven VanRoekel, Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission
The FCC is proud to announce this Tuesday's Developer Release: FCC License View.FCC License View is a tool designed to make FCC license management information more transparent and accessible to a broad range of users.This release follows last Tuesday's launch of a suite of developer tools and
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Update for /Developer

September 14, 2010 - 12:44 PM by Michael Byrne, Geographic Information Officer
Last week we announced the release of four API's and the site at the Gov 2.0 conference. We heard great feedback via twitter, direct email and blog comments. We have taken some of these ideas and implemented the changes right away. We want to make sure that these services are
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Announcing at the Gov 2.0 Summit

September 10, 2010 - 02:21 PM by George Krebs
The annual Gov 2.0 Summit wrapped up this week. Among the many roll outs, innovations, and talks from across government, Managing Director Steve VanRoekel and Chairman Julius Genachowski took the stage to announce the launch of At launch the page currently features an initial
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Mastering the Web: An Old-Fashioned Notion?

August 12, 2010 - 03:16 PM by David Kitzmiller, Internet Working Group Chairman
Is the term webmaster an accurate description of the responsibilities of today’s web professional, or is that moniker just a quaint artifact from the simpler, earliest days of the web where someone akin to a similarly quaint notion of a Ringmaster juggled a circus of unwieldy text,
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Top Ten Things You Should Know About Filing Comments on the FCC's Data Review

August 9, 2010 - 05:36 PM by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
Post: FCC Data Innovation Initiative Journal, Day 41, Washington DC. For Comment: Media Bureau MB Docket No. 10-103; Wireline Competition WC Docket No. 10-132; Wireless Telecommunication Bureau WT Docket No 10-131.Resources: you've given any thought about data at
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July 16, 2010 - 12:52 PM by Gray Brooks
Here at the FCC over the last year, you may have noticed new features and functionality the FCC has been rolling out to improve and modernize its Web presence. One quiet and continuing goal has been to improve the user experience by creating simple pages with easy-to-remember URLs where you can
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Great FCC Employee Poll Results: On the Road to a Model Agency of Government

July 12, 2010 - 04:13 PM by Steven VanRoekel, Managing Director
When FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, the new leadership team and I came to the FCC a year ago, we had one mission in mind – work with the great staff of the FCC to do all that we could to make the FCC a “model of excellence” in government. This was a worthwhile but daunting challenge –
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