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US Congressional Report Challenges Open Government: It Was About Time

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 17, 2011

Those who have been reading some of my earlier posts about the Open Government initiative in the US Federal Government (see here and here for a start) know that I...

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Beth Noveck Leaving the White House is No Big Loss

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 11, 2011

I just read that Beth Noveck, Obama administrations’s Deputy CTO in charge for open government, stepped down to return to her teaching position at New York Law School. Beth was ...

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To Be or Not To Be (Transparent): This Is The Question

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 17, 2010

Last week the White House announced the Leading Practices Award for Federal Agencies that did best on their Open Government Plans, according to the leading practices criteria, which were suggested...

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A Freudian Slip in Assessing Open Government Plans

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 30, 2010

Some of those who read my blog may have noticed that, while I have been covering the developments around the Open Government Directive until its last deadline (April 7), I've...

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Not All Open Government Plans Are Open To Analysis

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 8, 2010

I am planning to do some research about the Open Government Plans published on April 7th, but I am traveling with unreliable Internet connection for the next few days. So...

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Open Government Aftermath Needs both a Carrot and a Stick

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 6, 2010

By tomorrow, on April 7th, US federal agencies are expected to publish their first ever open government plans highlighting how they will become more transparent, participative and collaborative. In the...

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What Open Government Plans Are Missing

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 1, 2010

Yesterday, which was my last day before a long-awaited Easter break, I reviewed the draft open government plan from a US federal agency. The plan was quite comprehensive, although a...

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What Is Open Government For?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 19, 2010

The US Congress is moving with a proposal for a Public On-Line Information Act, as reported by NextGov. The proposal aims at making executive branch records available online and searchable....

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For Open Government, Technology Is The Least of Your Problems

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 3, 2010

Looking at some tweets and feeds around open government, I have come across two interesting snippets. The first one is about the National Telecommunications and Information Administration looking for a...

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Open Government Ideas: A Bit Less Transparency May Help

by Andrea Dimaio  |  February 24, 2010

The other day I posted about the somewhat disappointing uniformity of ideas submitted to various US federal agencies through the IdeaScale tool. Some read my observations as a criticism to...

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