Digital Government Strategy

Digital Government Strategy Report for the National Archives and Records Administration

2.1. Engage with customers to identify at least two existing major customer-facing services that contain high-value data or content as first-move candidates to make compliant with new open data, content, and web API policy.

Overall Status: completed

2.1.1. Paragraph on customer engagement approach

Paragraph on customer engagement approach: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) sought input from both the public and staff in the prioritization of first-move candidates. A post on the NARAtions blog garnered several public comments and staff responses. Facebook posts and tweets furthered the dialog as well as a post on Today’s Document Tumblr featuring an mashup of the poster “Uncle Sam wants Your Ideas.”

2.1.2. Prioritized list of systems (datasets)

System Name: FederalRegister.gov
System Description: Integration of the Regulations.gov API into FederalRegister.gov and its API. This integration would provide greater access to public comments and supporting documents in Regulations.gov, and improve process for submitting public comments from FederalRegister.gov into Regulations.gov.
System Scope: external
Main Customer: Legal community, advocacy groups, small businesses, the general public
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: FederalRegiser.gov API
System Description: Expand the FederalRegister.gov API to include the \"Public Inspection Desk.\"
System Scope: external
Main Customer: Legal community, advocacy groups, small businesses, the general public
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: Code of Federal Regulations; Federal Register
System Description: Develop an API for FDsys through the Office of Federal Register-Government Printing Office Partnership
System Scope: external
Main Customer: Legal community, advocacy groups, small businesses, the general public
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: National Archives Catalog on Wikipedia
System Description: Make additional National Archives records available through Wikipedia, which is accessible through the MediaWiki API
System Scope: external
Main Customer: The general public, historians, researchers, students
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: National Archives Catalog on Flickr
System Description: Make additional National Archives records available on Flickr, which is accessible through the Flickr API
System Scope: external
Main Customer: The general public, historians, researchers, students
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

7.1. Engage with customers to identify at least two existing priority customer-facing services to optimize for mobile use.

Overall Status: completed

7.1.1. Paragraph on customer engagement approach

Paragraph on customer engagement approach: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) sought input from both the public and staff in the prioritization of first-move candidates. A post on the NARAtions blog garnered several public comments and staff responses. Facebook posts and tweets furthered the dialog as well as a post on Today’s Document Tumblr featuring an mashup of the poster “Uncle Sam wants Your Ideas.”

7.1.2. Prioritized list of systems (datasets)

System Name: FederalRegister.gov
System Description: Mobile optimize FederalRegister.gov
System Scope: external
Main Customer: Legal community, advocacy groups, small businesses, the general public
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents
System Description: Develop a mobile application based on the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents
System Scope: external
Main Customer: Legal community, advocacy groups, small businesses, the general public
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: Archives.gov
System Description: Mobile optimize Archives.gov
System Scope: external
Main Customer: The general public, veterans, historians, researchers, students
Unique Investment Identifier: 393-000000017

System Name: National Archives Catalog on Wikipedia
System Description: Make additional National Archives records available through Wikipedia, which is mobile optimized and available through mobile apps
System Scope: external
Main Customer: The general public, historians, researchers, students
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

System Name: National Archives Catalog on Flickr
System Description: Make additional National Archives records available through Flickr, which is mobile optimized and available through mobile apps
System Scope: external
Main Customer: The general public, historians, researchers, students
Unique Investment Identifier: N/A

4.2. Establish an agency-wide governance structure for developing and delivering digital services

Overall Status: in-progress
Paragraph on Governance: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will create an governance structure to support the newly created Office of Innovation in the development and delivery of digital content and data for the agency. The agency expects to name a Chief Innovation Officer to lead this effort.
URL to Governance Document:

5.2. Develop an enterprise-wide inventory of mobile devices and wireless service contracts

Overall Status: completed

5.2.1. Develop wireless and mobile inventory

8.2. Implement performance and customer satisfaction measuring tools on all .gov websites

Overall Status: in-progress

8.2.1. Implement performance measurement tool

Implemented Digital Analytics Program:
If Not, Describe Implementation:
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8.2.2. Implement customer satisfaction tool

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1.2. Ensure all new IT systems follow the open data, content, and web API policy and operationalize agency.gov/developer pages

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1.2.1. Document policy for architecting new IT systems for openness by default

URL of policy:
Describe policy:

1.2.2. Operationalize /developer page

URL of page: http://www.archives.gov/developers/

2.2. Make high-value data and content in at least two existing, major customer-facing systems available through web APIs, apply metadata tagging and publish a plan to transition additional high-value systems

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2.2.1. Make 2+ systems (datasets) available via web APIs with metadata tags

2.2.2. Publish plan on future activity

5.3. Evaluate the government-wide contract vehicles in the alternatives analysis for all new mobile-related procurements

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Paragraph on policy:

6.3. Ensure all new digital services follow digital services and customer experience improvement guidelines

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Paragraph on policy:

7.2. Optimize at least two existing priority customer-facing services for mobile use and publish a plan for improving additional existing services

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URL of plan:

7.2.1. Report on services

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