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Time to Pull the Plug on Government Web Sites?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 11, 2011

Those who have been following my research since my early days at Gartner may remember my note about the irrelevance of government portals (published in January 2001, login required), as...

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Neither Revolutionary Nor Evolutionary: the Contradictions of Directgov Review

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 9, 2010

I have been sitting on this blog post for a while, as I was traveling for Gartner Symposia and dealing with a number of quite interesting news around both Government...

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Northstar: IBM’s New Grand Unification Theory?

by Craig Roth  |  July 21, 2010

What’s the difference between the real universe and the IT universe? In the real universe, the grand unification theory is unknown, but an eternal truth. In the IT universe the...

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WebSphere Portal 7.0 Announced, Revenue Up, and Portals Not Dead

by Craig Roth  |  July 20, 2010

Yesterday, IBM announced WebSphere Portal 7.0 and Lotus Web Content Management 7.0 will be ready to ship on September 1, 2010 (normally I’d link to a press release, but strangely...

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Two More Nails in the Government Portal’s Coffin

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 19, 2010

Being an analyst is often about seeing something that most clients (and vendors) do not see or would not admit, or do so earlier than they do, in order to...

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Do You Still Think That Government Portals Are Relevant?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 9, 2009

I have been preaching for a while that investments in government portals need to be critically reassessed, as citizens look for different and more convenient ways to access. My position...

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Another Controversial Portal Gets Funded, Again

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 24, 2009

My colleague Massimiliano Claps and I just published a First Take (that’s the way we call news analysis for our clients) on gartner.com. The event that inspired this was the...

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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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Web 2.0: Reversing The Perspective

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 3, 2009

Today I run a round table in Australia with people coming from state and local government agencies. Part of the discussion was about how to use mashups on the portal...

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Painting USA.gov By The Numbers (2.0)

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 29, 2009

I have seen multiple press articles (for instance look at this one) over the last few days about how rapidly usa.gov is changing to incorporate some web 2.0 characteristics. There...

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