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Content tagged with Open Government posted in October 2009
IBM Targets Smart Cities, Government Services
News  |  10/30/2009  | 
A new government framework is aimed at tax and revenue management, safety, social services, transportation, and urban infrastructures.
$100 Million Healthcare Cost Database Announced
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
Built with settlement money from health insurance companies, it will help drive down medical costs, says New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
MedPlus Tapped For Health Information Exchange
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
New Mexico will work with technology partner MedPlus to build an electronic infrastructure connecting the state's healthcare providers.
President Obama Details Smart Grid Funding
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
The government plans to spend $3.4 billion in federal stimulus funds to upgrade the nation's power grid. R&D efforts are already underway at some leading tech vendors.
Indiana Cancels $1.3 Billion IBM Contract
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
The state cut IBM loose, saying the company failed to deliver on a multi-year welfare modernization effort.
Lost USB Device Forces Virginia Into Damage Control, Again
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
A flash drive with more than 100,000 personal records has been misplaced by a researcher, while a new report finds widespread problems with the state's IT outsourcing deal.
How To Fix The GIS Data Mess
News  |  10/8/2009  | 
Despite thousands of data sources for geographic information systems, there's no universal standard or widespread, non-proprietary way to federate that data. It doesn't have to be this way.


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