FedWire: Agency social media use, 18F in-depth and GSA to update Multiple Awards program


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An in-depth look at 18F.

Three ways agencies are using social media.


GSA modifying Multiple Awards Schedule program.

Energy Dept. invests millions in grid improvements.

OPM wants feds to take Viewpoint Survey.

Census database of 40,000 zip codes.

The First Lady tweets about school lunches and healthy students.


DARPA’s Plan X.

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Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing.

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