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A Musical Metaphor to Explain Digital Government

by Andrea Di Maio  |  January 18, 2018

Every country, state, city, vendor or consulting firm tend to have their own definition of what constitutes digital government. In many cases this is very similar to what we used...

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Italian Elections Prove that Bricks and Mortars Are Alive and Kicking

by Andrea Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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 Di Maio  |  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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