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The Cost of Data Quality: One Night of Coding and an Energy Drink

by Doug Laney  |  August 2, 2017

In 1999, the $125 million Mars Climate Orbiter notoriously crashed due to the navigation team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory using the metric system in calculations while their colleagues at...

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The Voices of Things to Come

by Jay Wilson  |  July 29, 2015

I was riding the London Underground on Sunday night during a brief vacation.  The train's automated female voice announcements weren't much different from those one might hear in any subway in...

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Government as Cloud Service Provider: The Battle Has Started

by Andrea Di Maio  |  October 19, 2009

Yesterday, I addressed our audience at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando on cloud computing in government about the possible competition between vendor cloud providers (like Google, Amazon, Terremark, and so...

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US Government Launches Cloud Application Store, But The Toughest Questions Remain Unanswered

by Andrea Di Maio  |  September 16, 2009

Yesterday, in a speech given at the NASA Ames Research Center (watch it on YouTube), the US federal CIO Vivek Kundra announced the launch of, the GSA storefront to...

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After bashing on Govbook, here comes Spacebook

by Andrea Di Maio  |  June 23, 2009

By one of those interesting coincidences in life, just one day after I posted my rather controversial view about how bad an idea it is to create a government version...

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