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The US Declaration of Independence...Gartner-Style

by Doug Laney  |  July 2, 2018

Ever wonder what the Declaration of Independence might look like if Gartner published it? Probably not, but the result is fun and educational.    Gartner   Declare Independence When Under...

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The 9/11 "Worst Responders" and the Genesis of Infonomics

by Doug Laney  |  September 11, 2017

This week as we remember the tragedy of 9/11, we also recall the awesome heroism of the "first responders." But many are unaware that there were some "worst responders" as well. My...

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People Platform to Take Center Stage in Unit4 Re-branding

by Robert Anderson  |  April 28, 2015

Unit4’s products fit smack-dab in the ERP domain I cover: services industries. Its products are designed around people-centric businesses like public sector, professional services, education, not for profits, and real...

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I promise I’ll connect this to retail but…..

by Robert Hetu  |  February 27, 2014

I have been thinking about income inequality. So much talk on the subject but not always intellectually honest debate. So please stick with me while I point out a few...

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In Praise of State and Local Government

by Mark P. McDonald  |  June 8, 2012

Governments take it on the chin for various reasons, bloated budgets, poor service, mistakes, etc.  Recognizing good service is important to act, as a counterweight to the bad things the...

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The European Citizen Initiative using social media in the first and last mile of the policy process.

by Mark P. McDonald  |  February 2, 2012

Last week I had the honor of being on a panel at the launch of the European Citizens Initiative (ECI).  The ECI represents an innovation in the relationship between citizens,...

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A New Model for Funding Social Media

by Anthony J. Bradley  |  September 29, 2009

We are all familiar with the advertising-driven model for social media (ex. facebook), the donation-based model (ex. Wikipedia), and the elusive subscription-based model. After talking with government organizations that were...

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Is It Better To Have Your Head Or Your Feet In The "Cloud"?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  April 28, 2009

Over the last couple of weeks I had many opportunities to discuss the potential of cloud computing with several government clients over the phone or in face-to-face meetings. This has...

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US Federal CIO Faces a Daunting Challenge

by Brian Burke  |  March 11, 2009

Ten years ago I coined the term ‘federated architecture' to describe an approach to enterprise architecture that allows interoperability and information sharing between semi-autonomous business units.  Since then hundreds of...

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Should We Get Excited About the Obama Administration's Efforts with Social Software?

by Anthony J. Bradley  |  January 15, 2009

Andrea DiMaio with this post is trying to quell my excitement over Obama's leadership in social software. He and I work together pretty closely on government and Web 2.0 (I focus...

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