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GPO in the News: 2006

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October 2006

Public Printer Bruce James and GPO's Chief Technical Officer Mike Wash answered questions ranging from the Future Digital System (FDsys) to the agency's plans for relocation during Government Computer News's live online forum.
Online forum | Bruce James and Mike Wash

Government Leader profiles Public Printer Bruce James and highlights his forward-thinking leadership in positioning GPO for the 21st century.
Bruce James leads GPO into the 21st century-and financial stability

Federal Computer Week covers Public Printer Bruce James' address to the National Government Publishers Association about the digital transformation of Government documents.
Half of government documents 'born digital,' public printer says

September 2006

Public Printer Bruce James sat down with the Democrat and Chronicle while in Rochester, New York to discuss GPO's move to the digital age. James was in Rochester to deliver a keynote address at his alma mater, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Digital wave overtaking government printing

August 2006

The Federal Times runs a cover story highlighting GPO's transformation and accelerated public relations efforts under the leadership of Public Printer Bruce James to reach out to the public, partners, and customers.
Critics say corporate-style PR goes too far

The Federal Times profiles Public Printer Bruce James and details his efforts to turn GPO into a 21st-century digital information enterprise.
Public printer inks new plan for the digital era

GPO publications help beat the summer heat. Roll Call covers GPO's offering of books to help families plan their summer vacations.
Reborn Symphony Looking for Players

July 2006

The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes on Public Printer Bruce James' transformation of the GPO into a 21st-century digital information enterprise.
Chief brings government papers into digital age.

The Hill covers GPO's efforts to lend a helping hand by providing temporary office space to IRS employees in the wake of flood damage to its headquarters.
GPO offers its help to the IRS

KMOX radio in St. Louis interviews Public Printer Bruce James on protecting information in the electronic age.
Interview with Public Printer

Washington Technology covers GPO's call for industry comments on the agency's proposal to hire a contractor to help build and maintain a repository for developing and producing government identification cards under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12).
GPO solicits industry comments on ID card plan

June 2006

GPO's production of Personal Identity Verification II (PIV) cards is highlighted in Government Computer News.
GPO mulls offering HSPD-12 services

Government Computer News writes about GPO's new Digital Media Services unit which comprises the agency's Creative Services, Web Management, Technical Review and e-PUB divisions.
Not Your Father's GPO

Shrek, Sharktale, Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and CJ 2 coming soon! Roll Call covers the 3D animated short film being produced by GPO's multimedia design professionals in the agency's Digital Media Services unit.
GPO Recruited to Help Kids

Government Computer News writes about GPO's work in the realm of Personal Identity Verification cards.
GPO to assist agencies in PIV card production

Federal Computer Week covers GPO's search for a vendor to operate a manufacturing facility for government-wide identification cards.
GPO seeks vendor to run D.C. identity card facility

May 2006

Government Computer News features an op-ed by Mike Wash, GPO's Chief Technical Officer, assessing the agency's technical revolution.
ANOTHER VIEW: Government IT is becoming content-centric

April 2006

04.25.06's Senior Editor interviews Bruce James on the significant changes that he has lead at the helm of GPO.
Public Printer Bruce James To Retire After Eventful Tenure

Federal Computer Week reports how GPO is on solid ground and prepared to move into the future.
Printing office to lose its leader

Federal Computer Week highlights the appointment of high-tech entrepreneur Ben Brink to lead GPO's new Security and Intelligent Documents division.
Tech entrepreneur leads GPO e-doc unit

Federal Computer Week writes about the latest development regarding the GPO's Future Digital System.
GPO's revolution is right on time with new RFP

Government Computer News reports on GPO's call for a Master Integrator for the Future Digital System.
GPO releases final RFP for FDsys

March 2006

The Associated Press stories highlighting the Federal Register on its 70th Anniversary are featured in more than 100 newspapers and news web sites around the country and the world.
Federal Register Celebrates 70th Birthday

Public Printer Bruce James presents GPO's Budget Request before House Appropriations.
Moran raises question of privatizing the GPO

The Washington Post reports on GPO's move from a print-centric operation to a digital enterprise.
Confronting Digital Age Head-On: GPO Aims to Secure All Government Documents Online

GPO's House Appropriations Budget Request highlighted in Roll Call.
Agencies Warned on Budgets

Roll Call writes about one of GPO's Official Journals of Government, the Federal Register.
GPO, Archives Mark 70 Years of Federal Register

No cost access to Katrina Report featured in Roll Call's HillTalk
GPO Offers Free Access to Katrina Report

February 2006

Business Forms, Labels and Systems features GPO Chief of Staff Bob Tapella in cover story.
Flexibility is the Future

The Washington Post reports on the newly released Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Full House, Senate in One Volume

January 2006

Roll Call writes about the new Biographical Directory now available online
GPO's New Congressional Directory Now Online

The Hill reports on the release of the new Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-2005.
New bio guide: Cheaper than we thought

Federal Computer Week reports on the addition of the Registry of U.S. Government Publication Digitization Projects on GPO Access.
Web helps librarians find digitized documents

Government Computer News covers GPO's Master Integrator Industry Day.
GPO rallying support, readying RFP for FDsys chief integrator

Government Computer News reports on GPO's XML project.
Federal XML group starts strategic markup language

Federal Computer Week features the GPO on a cover story including two in-depth articles and FCW's first multimedia presentation.
Mission Impossible: Printing in the Digital Age

Government Computer News writes about the progress of GPO's Future Digital System.
GPO to schedule industry day for FDsys project

The Hill writes about a new GPO product for Congress.
New historical directory of Congress will set you back $99

Public Printer Bruce James speaks with the Associated Press during Benjamin Franklin's 300th Birthday Celebration in Philadelphia. The AP story was featured in several newspapers and on websites across the country, including the Boston Globe:
Philadelphia celebrates Ben Franklin's 300th birthday

The Federal Times reports on the new GPO Express Card and QuickQuote.
GPO offers new services to agencies, vendors

The Washington Post reports on GPO's new convenience printing contract for Federal agency customers.
Copy Shop Scores With Print Jobs

GPO's Federal Depository Library Program highlighted in Roll Call.
Three Tribal College Libraries Join Federal Program

Federal Computer Week reports on new GPO Express Program.
GPO outsourcers to FedEx Kinko's

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