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Government Application Contests: Between Enthusiasm and Fanaticism

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 7, 2010

More and more jurisdictions at all levels of government are opening their data for public consumption over the web and many have launched or are launching application development contests for...

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An Endless Stream of Government Data Contests

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 14, 2009

Reading a blog post on Programmableweb I’ve been reminded (as if there was a need) that there are six different mashup contests currently going on, including two in Australia, one...

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Open Data and Application Contests: Government 2.0 at the Peak of Inflated Expectations

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 22, 2009

Government 2.0 is rapidly reaching what we at Gartner call the peak of inflated expectations. This is the highest point in the diagram called “hype cycle”, which constitutes one of...

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Listing the Downsides of Government 2.0: Any Hints?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 16, 2009

As I said in a previous post, I am currently doing research on the Dark Side of Government 2.0. Here is a list of areas I am exploring: Security (expanding...

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A Local Government Tale: A Portal Away From Web 2.0

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 15, 2009

Earlier today I had a very interesting conversation with an executive from a local government about their digital society initiatives. These include the development of broadband infrastructure to provide Internet...

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Data.gov Goes Live: What’s Next?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 22, 2009

With a lot of anticipation, data.gov, the “one-stop repository of government information and tools to make that information useful” (as defined in the relevant White House announcement) has been launched...

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Innovating in a recession: A glimpse of Volvo IT

by Mark Raskino  |  April 27, 2009

Recently I had the opportunity to travel to Sweden and visit Volvo AB - the global truck, bus and construction vehicle maker under multiple brands including Mack, Renault and Nissan. ...

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The GSA Blesses Web 2.0: Will Federal Agencies Rush On Social Networks?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 26, 2009

After a few months of negotiation, the US General Services Administration has signed agreements with four mainstream social media service providers, namely Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo and blip.tv. As Federal Computer Week reports,...

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Governments Already Do Mashups, But Do They Know?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 12, 2008

Last Tuesday I did visit two US state capitals and discussed about their e-government developments. While looking at their portal home pages, I noticed that - in the list of...

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Keep your eyes on the prize

by Gene Phifer  |  November 14, 2008

Last week I was in Detroit delivering a local briefing.  The majority of the audience was from the automakers. You can guess what they were dealing with:  cost cutting above...

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