Mapping the Recovery

Mapping TARP & Economic Crisis

US Gov Org Charts

Cabinet Secretaries

White House (early)

Run US Gov Map

Launches current map in OrgScope browser viewer

Run Recovery Map

US Gov map with prototype for tracking recovery - see description

Atlas of multiple US Gov and rescue maps

Memo to Obama Adminstration

About a digital reorganization chart for the US Governmen

"Transparency for Trust" essay

OrgScope Site
Hyperbolic Viewer
"Context + Detail"
Limits to Vision

Virtual Teams
Chapter 4: Trust

Subtitled "Virtual Relationships," begins with story about invention of credit and concludes with how to develop social capital virtually

One map, many maps for many purposes

  • The US government map provides the organizational structure of the Executive Branch. We fill positions on the map as people are named to new administration, with a supporting section on "US Gov in Transition"
  • To the US Gov map we have added a network layer of additional links, players, and transactions as the Federal Economic Rescue map, with a supporting section on "TARP & Economic Crisis"
  • In the Recovery map prototype of tracking grants from the February, 2009, $787 billion recovery bill, the US government map is tied to location, program, and recipient type.


Transparency of Detail AND Context
Make responsibility and accountability visible

Transparency for Trust - A Digital Org Chart for the Government