Barack Obama Directs All Federal Agencies to Have an API @ API Evangelist | API |

The Whitehouse CIO has released a strategy, entitled "Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People", providing federal agencies with a 12-month plan that focuses on:
- Enabling more efficient and coordinated digital services delivery
- Encouraging agencies to deliver information in new ways that fully utilize the power and potential of mobile and web-based technologies
- Requiring agencies to establish central online resources for outside developers and to adopt new standards for making applicable Government information open and machine-readable by default
- Requiring agencies to use web performance analytics and customer satisfaction measurement tools