News & Commentary
Content tagged with Open Government posted in January 2013
Federal Gun Control Requires IT Overhaul
Commentary  |  1/30/2013  | 
White House plan will work only if the IT systems and databases used for background checks and gun tracing get the improvements needed to support stepped-up oversight.
U.K. Government CIOs Unhappy With ERP
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
More than 60% IT decision makers in British local government feel their electronic resource planning (ERP) investments haven't delivered, says poll.
New Supercomputer To Target Climate Research
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Department of Energy spending $17 million on a new supercomputer for climate and biological research.
Startup Culture And Innovation, Defended
Commentary  |  1/28/2013  | 
Pointing to startup failures is a lame excuse for clinging to the status quo and mediocrity in an IT organization.
Glasgow: U.K.'s First 'Smart City'
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Scrappy Scottish city will be paid to help develop smart technology solutions to urban problems.
White House Plans National Hacking Day
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Feds invite technology-oriented citizens to use IT to improve their communities.
Intel CTO: Smart Sensors, Wearable Tech Coming Soon
News  |  1/16/2013  | 
Touchscreen Ultrabooks might be cutting edge today, but Intel CTO Justin Rattner says it's nothing compared to the next generation of smart sensors and wearable technology just around the corner.
A Digital Public Library Without Paper Books
News  |  1/14/2013  | 
San Antonio public officials explore creating smaller public libraries that offer patrons only e-readers and digital materials.
Online Education Policy Draws Fire In California
News  |  1/10/2013  | 
Higher education representatives and online education providers tussle over the impact of online, computer-mediated instruction on college students, faculty and budgets.
Chicago Picks Microsoft Cloud For Email
News  |  1/4/2013  | 
CIO Brett Goldstein says Chicago's 30,000 civil servants will migrate from their current email and desktop applications to Microsoft 365.
Why You'll Need A Big Data Ethics Expert
Commentary  |  1/3/2013  | 
The looming issue in big data isn't technology but the privacy and ethics decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided.


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