Tag Archives: cloud computing

Clouds v cartels

Interesting article by the erstwhile US government CIO Vivek Kundra, in the New York Times: AS the global economy struggles through a slow and painful recovery, governments around the world are wasting billions of dollars on unnecessary information technology. This … Continue reading

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Explaining cloud

An important part of the tech architecture of open government is use of the cloud. Here’s a nice presentation from Michael Coté explaining what cloud computing is, why it matters and what some of the issues are. What's up with … Continue reading

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Moving to Google Apps…and surviving!

Dave says: Paul is a director of Learning Pool, and thus my boss. When he offers to contribute a post to this blog, I don’t have to say yes, but it kind of makes sense to do so. As well … Continue reading

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Cloud computing during a catastrophe

It often amuses people when they learn I was once a Risk Manager at a County Council. I have no idea why. One of my roles at the time was to look after business continuity arrangements – in other words, … Continue reading

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City of Angeles moves to Google Apps

Interesting! Google Apps will also help conserve resources in the city’s Information & Technology Agency (ITA), which is responsible for researching, testing & implementing new technologies in ways that make Los Angeles a better place to live, work and play. … Continue reading

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