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Five Dos and Five Dont's for the New Italian Digital Leader

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 11, 2014

On July 10th the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced that new Director general of the Italian Digital Agency would be Alessandra Poggiani. This announcement came after over 150 people...

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Google, EU Privacy ruling and Privacy

by Andrew Walls  |  May 19, 2014

Last week quite a number of headlines were generated by a court ruling concerning the responsibility of a search engine provider to filter search hits that conflict with an individual's...

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It Is Time To Pull The Plug on EU-Funded IT Research

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 11, 2013

Almost 28 years ago, when I officially entered the IT workforce, I found myself working on a research and development project about the use of the Ada programming language (does...

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A European Cloudy Partnership

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 28, 2012

The European Cloud Strategy published last September is a relatively realistic document, aiming at addressing issues of self-certification, procurement, and contracting. While there was an initial fear that a EU...

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Open Government Policies: Keeping Faith or Pulling the Plug?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 22, 2011

As I wrote in a recent post, some if not most of the activities supporting the Open Government Directive are under threat as a consequence of the difficult budgetary situation....

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UK IT Strategy Sets the Pace for All European Governments, But Can They Deliver?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 31, 2011

On March 30th the UK Cabinet Office published its long-awaited IT strategy, which is interesting and aggressive in many respects. It touches upon several areas of concern for IT effectiveness...

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It Is Time to Pull the Plug on EU E-Government Benchmarking

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 22, 2011

Yesterday Capgemini published the latest version of its benchmarking of e-government services across the EU, continuing a tradition started by the European Commission several years ago. I need to provide...

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A Year in Review: Top Ten for Government 2.0 in 2010

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 28, 2010

As I did last year, I decided to share my personal top ten in the area of government 2.0 and the likes. Once more, I am following the tradition of...

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Toothless Statement on Local e-Government Needs More Than Life Support

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 23, 2010

A few days ago I criticized the EU Action Plan on eGovernment, by stressing its limitations but also recognizing the difficulties of developing plans in areas where the EU has...

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