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Could Politics Derail the Cloud?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 11, 2012

On Monday I read the news that GM’s CIO has decided to slash outsourcing in a move to transform IT and its role. As reported by InformationWeek: Today, about 90%...

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Obama’s State of the Union Sets the Bar Higher for Information Technology

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 27, 2011

The US President made his second State of the Union address on January 25th (see full transcript from New York Times), touching both on what his administration has accomplished and,...

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Think Bigger to Reinvent Ourselves

by Elise Olding  |  January 25, 2011

In the US tonight, President Obama gave the "State of the Union" address. I was listening to the speech with not so much of a political ear, but one of...

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To Paraphrase Spock - Eat Well, and Prosper!

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 25, 2009

The days of thanks begin at birth. For the few things we adults see as thankful-giving are echoed in the heart of the giving that came when we were put...

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Nobel Prize to Obama: A Metaphor For Information Technology

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 10, 2009

The award of the Nobel Prize for Peace to President Barack Obama has both caught many by surprise and stressed how compelling his vision for change is on foreign policy....

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A Few Questions While Waiting for the Open Government Directive

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 14, 2009

As announced by US Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra during the Gov 2.0 Summit (see NextGov article), the US government is about to release an Open Government Directive, further to President...

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Opening White House Visitor Logs: Isn’t Transparency Going A Bit Too Far?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 7, 2009

As reported by the New York Times, last Friday President Obama said he will open up White House visitor logs on a regular basis for the first time in modern...

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Web 2.0 Or Not, Government Issues Remain The Same

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 4, 2009

I just read an article on NextGov about some members of the open government community (I’m not exactly sure how that’s defined) expressing dissatisfaction on the fact that the White...

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The White House and Government 2.0: To Tweet Or Not To Tweet?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 28, 2009

(UPDATED) During an interview on C-SPAN on July 26th, when asked by the interviewer whether he was personally using Twitter, the Obama’s Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that he does...

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