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A Year in Review: Top Ten for Smart Government in 2012

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 20, 2012

For the fourth year in a row, here is my (absolutely personal) top ten in the area of government innovation.  Over the last three years the title was “Top Ten...

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With Perfect Timing, UK Audit Office Review Warns Open Government Enthusiasts

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 18, 2012

Right in the middle of the Open Government Partnership conference, which I mentioned in my post yesterday, the UK National Audit Office (NAO) published its cross-government review on Implementing Transparency....

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Yawning or Waking Up To Open Data

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 2, 2011

Yesterday I read that both Statistics Canada and the British government have announced the publication of new opn data sets The latter in particular seems to have created quite some...

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Openness Is A Matter of Perspective

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 12, 2011

Yesterday the UK Prime Minister David Cameron suggested that action might be taken to limit the use of several social media platforms in order to reduce their use by rioters....

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Recent Events Are Pushing Governments to Be Both Smarter and Cheaper

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 10, 2011

What has been happening in the world during the last few days gives a glimpse of the level of uncertainty government and business are and will be operating within for...

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From "more for less" to "good enough for (almost) free"

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 11, 2011

There is one particular sentence that I have heard countless times over the five or six years: doing more with less. First time I heard it was during the first...

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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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Open Data For Sale: Not A Bad Idea

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 21, 2011

On January 12 the UK government announced plans for the creation of a Public Data Corporation. which would “bring together Government bodies and data into one organisation and provide an...

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