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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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What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. We the People | The White House – E-petitions, White House style How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose – Nice article from MySociety's Tom Steinberg. One in … Continue reading

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Consumer IT Resets the Baseline for Corporate IT

Good stuff from Michael Coté: In moving to a BigCo job you quickly notice how different life behind the firewall is when it comes to IT. You’re often more limited than empowered. The advances in consumer IT (things like Facebook … Continue reading

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Government IT costs – the bloggers’ view

Once again, the quality commentary on the latest reports into government IT spending is coming from blogs. Simon Dickson: The real story, such as it is, is the Committee’s apparent recognition that the current process – reliant on a small … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Generating QR codes using PHP and the Goo.gl API – Lovely little guide from Stuart Harrison (@pezholio). Numberhood – Interesting looking local open data app. Online Government Services and the … Continue reading

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