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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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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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Canada Does Not Raise the Bar on Open Government

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 12, 2012

The Canadian Federal government has published its Open Government Action Plan, after a consultation with Canadian citizens launched last fall. The document is a well-rounded account of almost everything one...

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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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Canadian Government Web 2.0 Guidelines Are Disappointing

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 23, 2011

While I was traveling in Australia I saw some Twitter traffic about the long-expected release of the Guidelines for External Use of Web 2.0 by the Canadian federal government. I...

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Being where citizens are is the key to engagement

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 16, 2011

When I was in Canada last week I had a lovely lunch with clients from a provincial agency in the western part of the country. We were discussing about how...

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Canadian Public Sector Chief Calling for Web 2.0 Tools is A Breeze of Fresh Air

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 14, 2010

As recently reported by the Canadian press, the Privy Council Clerk, who heads the public sector in the country, called for modernizing the workplace, making reference to the role of...

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Why North Americans Will Get Government 2.0 and Europeans Won’t

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 30, 2009

I spent two very intense weeks in the US and Canada, meeting hundreds of clients at all government levels on the topic of social media. I started in Orlando with...

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Canadian Banks Carded To Little Effect

by Kristin Moyer  |  May 22, 2009

David furlonger and Stessa Cohen here… Newswires in Canada are full of the announcement from the Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty about changes in the rules governing credit cards:

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