Welcome to ET.gov
The purpose of
this site and process is to facilitate the identification, discovery,
and formation of communities of practice (CoPs) around emerging
technology (ET) components and specifications of interest to government
agencies. The process consists of eight stages listed in the menu to
Components and specifications that have been
registered and, thus, are at Stage 1 of the process can be discovered
via the search feature.
Those that have progressed to Stages 2, 3, and 4 can be seen by
clicking on the links to those stages.
This site was chartered by the Architecture and
Infrastructure Committee (AIC) of the U.S.
federal Chief Information
Officers Council (CIOC) and is managed by
the AIC's Emerging Technology
Subcommittee. The Subcommittee's charter has recently been
ET.gov Workshops are being conducted on a quarterly basis at
the National Science Foundation (NSF). The next
one is scheduled for March 15, 2011. The presentations
and WebEx recordings of the sessions at the November 30, 2010, workshop are available on NITRD's site.
See also the ET Subcommittee's blog.