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Mastering the Web: An Old-Fashioned Notion?

August 12, 2010 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 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: reboot.fcc.gov/data/reviewIf you've given any thought about data at
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/WhatYouAreLookingFor

July 16, 2010 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 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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FCC'S Open Data Initiative: A Bit of Background about the FCC's Data

July 9, 2010 by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
Post: FCC Data Innovation Initiative Journal, Day 17, 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: reboot.fcc.gov/data/reviewLast month we announced FCC's Data
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FCC's Data Innovation Initiative: Reinvigorating the FCC's Data Assets

June 30, 2010 by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
As part of the FCC reform agenda to improve our fact-based, data-driven decision making, the Media, Wireline Competition, and Wireless Telecommunications bureaus have released simultaneous, identical Public Notices seeking comment on all aspects of how they collect, use, and disseminate
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June Meeting

June 17, 2010 by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
We just concluded our June agenda meeting. There was a big crowd hanging on to every word of the discussion regarding the Commission’s now-adopted Notice of Inquiry about the scope of our authority over broadband service. The Commission’s settled understanding of our authority was thrown
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Mobile Wireless Competition Report

June 10, 2010 by Ruth Milkman, Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
On May 20th, the Commission released its Mobile Wireless Competition Report, the 14th in a series of annual reports to Congress, which reviews the state of competition in the wireless industry.This year's report expands our analysis of what is traditionally called "Commercial Mobile Radio
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Growing FCC.gov/data

April 20, 2010 by Gray Brooks, New Media Technology Specialist
Since the launch of FCC.gov/data earlier this year, the FCC has stayed busy adding further information and increasing the number of available data sets. Though /data originally contained scores of data downloads, several dozen search engines, and over 50 XML feeds, we hold to the pledge that
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FCC Reform of Procedures

April 14, 2010 by Austin Schlick, General Counsel
I’m pleased to report that the FCC has begun two formal proceedings on ways to reform its procedures. The first Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposes rule changes to make the Commission’s decision-making processes more open, transparent, fair, and effective.  The major proposals
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