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Content tagged with Open Government posted in October 2013
Los Angeles Gives Cloud Email Another Chance
News  |  10/28/2013  | 
After an FBI security rule prevented the LAPD from using Google Apps, the city was forced to backpedal from its move to the cloud. Now Los Angeles is trying again.
City Websites: What's Good, What's Not
News  |  10/24/2013  | 
A great city website enhances its brand. Here are some examples of great city portals.
Portfolio Management Tools: Lessons From King County, Washington
Commentary  |  10/24/2013  | 
County IT portfolio manager shares what his team learned when they moved from spreadsheets to a real management tool.
Code For America Made Me A Better IT Leader
Commentary  |  10/22/2013  | 
"Peace Corps for Geeks" offers crucial lessons in customer service, continuous improvement and workplace engagement.
Fed IT Spending To Rise After 3-Year Decline
News  |  10/16/2013  | 
Spending will increase only some and significant IT challenges remain ahead for government agencies, says TechAmerica Foundation.
State CIOs Say Procurement Problems Hobble Innovation
News  |  10/15/2013  | 
Cumbersome and risk-averse procurement processes hold back state and local CIOs' efforts to improve services, finds NASCIO survey.
IT Spending Recovers For State, Local Governments
News  |  10/9/2013  | 
State and local government IT spending is nearing 30-year average growth rate after a prolonged slump.
Big Data For Cities: 4 Challenges
News  |  10/9/2013  | 
There's a lot of talk about the benefits of big data for cities. But according to people working in the weeds, there's still no shortage of hurdles to overcome.
Athenahealth Tracks Flu Outbreaks During Government Shutdown
News  |  10/7/2013  | 
Health IT vendor uses cloud-based EHR database to show outbreaks in absence of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How Cities Could Use Wi-Fi for Better Services
News  |  10/1/2013  | 
Cities looking to improve transportation and other services need look no further than their residents' Wi-Fi-enabled smartphones.
Government Shutdown Hits Most Agencies
News  |  10/1/2013  | 
Congressional stalemate affects operations across the government, leaving many agency websites and services unavailable.


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