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When E-Government Services Still Suck

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 30, 2010

Those who read my blog know that from time to time I digress from my global coverage and report personal stories that take place in my country (Italy) as they...

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Help Gartner Define Its Government Research Agenda for 2010

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 8, 2009

As the agenda manager for the government research team in Gartner, I am in the process of gathering input from clients and non clients about the areas we should be...

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Europe Moves Toward a Vision for 2020: Too Little, Too Late?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 24, 2009

I just saw the report Value for citizens - A vision of public governance in 2020, which has been produced under the auspices of the European Commission to support discussion...

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USA.gov in the Cloud? Yes and No

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 3, 2009

Last week the US General Services Administration announced (see article) that it will be moving the official US government web site www.usa.gov to an infrastructure operated by Terremark, which will...

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Obama's CTO Candidate May Become CIO

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 5, 2009

According to press reports, the much awaited CTO position in the new US administration are that one of the top candidates may actually fill the role of Director for E-Government...

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Tax City or Tax Square? Better a Tax Bus

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 11, 2008

As promised, here is one of the conversations I had with clients while in Cannes at our Fall Symposium. The client was from a tax authority in one of the...

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The power of scenario planning: sadly, we got it right

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 8, 2008

Three years ago Gartner published a series of research notes about governments would use technology in year 2020. To develop this research we used traditional scenario planning techniques, building four...

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A question that both US presidential candidates did not answer

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 29, 2008

Like many people I have been listening to the debate between Obama and McCain. The third question that the moderator asked was "Which part of your programs will you have...

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And Now... Shooting E-Government Surveys

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 20, 2008

In a previous post I recalled my doubts about the accuracy and usefulness of those surveys that try to rank different jurisdictions. The latest ones - respectively ranking US states...

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Will Government Portals Thrive or Fight To Survive?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 16, 2008

As some of this blog's readers might know, back in January 2001 I wrote a research note entitled “Why Today’s Government Portals Are Irrelevant”. In that note I said that...

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