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Government Websites Are Not For Politicians 2.0

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 18, 2009

Earlier today I came across a great post by Candi Harrison about “Government Websites Are Not Newpapers”. In her blog post she says that …she is noticing that some agency...

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Are Government Mashup Contests Running Out Of Steam?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 10, 2009

During the Government 2,0 Expo in D.C., the winners of the Apps for America contest were selected, with much cheering and enthusiasm on Twitter and other social media following closely...

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Why Government Is Not A Platform

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 8, 2009

This week government 2.0 enthusiasts will meet in DC for the Gov 2.0 Summit organized by Tim O’Reilly with a quite interesting list of vendor sponsors and an impressive number...

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More Applications For Democracy, Just From Downunder

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 4, 2009

According to a ZDNet article, the New South Wales Premier has launched a contest named apps4nsw, to invite people to submit ideas or actual software applications (to be used on...

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Digital Divides Will Not Stop Government 2.0: Do Not Wait For A Crisis To Find Out

by Andrea Dimaio  |  August 30, 2009

In several papers, conferences or client inquiries I am hearing the same argument, over and over again: unless you are a digital native, you are not going to buy any...

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McKinsey Misses The Mark on E-Government and Web 2.0

by Andrea Dimaio  |  July 27, 2009

A few days ago I received the usual email from McKinsey Quarterly flagging the availability of their article about E-Government 2.0. I always read McKinsey’s articles with interest, as I...

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No More Front or Back Office in Government

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 7, 2009

In my research about the future of government I've been looking for some time at the many boundaries that are blurring: between government and intermediary channels, between government and social...

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The GSA Blesses Web 2.0: Will Federal Agencies Rush On Social Networks?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 26, 2009

After a few months of negotiation, the US General Services Administration has signed agreements with four mainstream social media service providers, namely Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo and As Federal Computer Week reports,...

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