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A Year in Review: Top Ten for Smart Government in 2012

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 20, 2012

For the fourth year in a row, here is my (absolutely personal) top ten in the area of government innovation.  Over the last three years the title was “Top Ten...

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Government Shared Services and Cloud: Friend or Foe?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 23, 2012

Yesterday my colleague and friend John Kost and I challenged each other on stage at a public-sector-only session at Gartner Symposium about cloud and consolidation in government, and whether they...

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Gartner Symposium: Should Government CIOs Strive for Consolidation?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 17, 2012

A few days ago the acting administrator of the US General Services Administration addressed the Senate announcing further consolidation activities for budget, technology  and human resource management. In particular GSA...

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Women in Government IT Rock

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 31, 2012

In the recent past I have shared my admiration for several women who are in leading IT positions in government. The more I meet people, the more it seems that...

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Why Do You Need Shared Services If You Have the Cloud?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 1, 2012

Lately I am coming across more and more cases where public sector clients are thinking about, or being pushed to join or implement shared services supporting some form of cloud...

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The Emerging Government App Store: IT Public Procurement Nirvana?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 29, 2012

Over the last couple of weeks I have had numerous conversations with government executives and IT leaders about cloud computing, open source, shared services, software reuse. These are all different...

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Why Government Cloud and Shared Services May Be On A Collision Course

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 21, 2011

A couple of years ago, when interest in cloud computing was starting in the public sector, I wrote a note about Shared Services in Government: Obscured by the Cloud? (client...

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Why Bother With Government IT Consolidation?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 17, 2011

I am getting close to the end of the Gartner Symposium in Gold Coast and a few conversations with clients have been about shared services and consolidation. Australia has quite...

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From e-government to a-govermment

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 23, 2010

Yesterday I met with a government-funded organization that develops innovative e-government solutions for various departments, through a combination of national and European funding schemes. Earlier I had also discussed with...

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