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Italian Elections Prove that Bricks and Mortars Are Alive and Kicking

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 1, 2013

Many commentators have been discussing about the outcome of the last Italian elections, held a few das ago, which resulted in a tie between the two major coalitions (center-left Democratic...

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Great News for Government IT in Australia and Beyond

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 17, 2012

After the announced retirement of long-standing Australian Government CIO Ann Steward, the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Deregulation has announced the creation of two distinct roles. The work...

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UK Government’s Bold Move on Digital Identity Is A Wake-Up Call for Many

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 4, 2012

Today I read one of those news I have been waiting for for a long time. According to The Independent: The [UK] Government will announce details this month of a...

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Government Innovation Needs More than External Fellows To Stick

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 1, 2012

I am just back from my holidays, which I spent with my family in Australia. I had a great time, also because I decided to resist the temptation of doing...

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The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 28, 2012

The tons of virtual ink that are being used to discuss e-participation, e-democracy, social organizations, enterprise or government 2.0, social media and collaboration seem to assume that everybody is moved...

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Digital Government Strategies Should Focus on What to Do and Not How to Do It

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 18, 2012

I do live in Italy and I do work for a US company, spending most of my professional time with US colleagues and clients. They are very different countries, with...

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Torturing the Data Long Enough Will Make It Confess Anything

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 12, 2012

Last week Reuters, Financial Times and the Huffington Post referenced a rather sensationalistic outcome published by an Italian entrepreneur and contract university professor who is well known in Italian social...

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Facing the Open Data Templars at GovCamp in Canberra

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 5, 2012

Yesterday I delivered the closing keynote at the GovCamp event in Canberra, where government innovators, academics and folks from private sector met to discuss open government and other innovations in...

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Women in Government IT Rock

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 31, 2012

In the recent past I have shared my admiration for several women who are in leading IT positions in government. The more I meet people, the more it seems that...

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The Dark Side of Bringing Your Own Device

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 29, 2012

Last week I met clients in the Bay area and had two very intesting conversations about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies. In one case, the CIO had been struggling...

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