Meets the Real Highway
bus drivers get online to save time and lives on America's roads
in one of the government's most impressive and effective uses of
new gateway brings together in one site volumes of government information
on federal acquisition and gives women-owned businesses direct access
to the tools and government networks that will enable them to tap
into the $190 billion federal procurement market.
Advisors Program Points to
the Future of Customer Service
Expert Advisors enable businesses and others to
answer a few simple questions and receive reliable answers on how
OSHA regulations apply to their unique work sites. And now the program
is a finalist in the Innovations in American Government Award competition.
Guide for Young Entrepreneurs
You want to start and run your own business. Do you have what it
takes? If so, what do you do to get started? Find out here.
Patent Applications Using the Internet
this year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a new performance-based
organization in the Department of Commerce, unveiled a pilot program
that will allow a small group of participants to apply online for
patents for inventions that aren't too complex. All patent applicants
can track the status of their patent applications online.
We're Looking for Stories
are doing amazing things to deliver government services electronically.
Access America E-Gov E-Zine wants to tell these stories.
We are looking for stories about federal agencies, or multi-agency
partnerships, that are using information technology to build an electronic
environment, safety, and health assistance resource for companies.
These stories can be short, as in a "byte" of about 150 words, or they can
be longer feature stories. Write feature stories in plain language
with quotes from customers who experience the service electronically
and quotes from federal employees and their partners who deliver
Include a contact person with phone number and email address. Send
your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org
or email@example.com. If you
need more information, call Pat Wood, National Partnership for
Reinventing Government, (202) 694-0063. Please pass this request along
to others who may be interested.