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Content tagged with Open Government posted in June 2011
Post-Amazon California: 2 Ways SMBs Can Adapt
News  |  6/30/2011  | 
Amazon.com is dropping its affiliate program in California, stripping some smaller businesses of a significant revenue stream. Here's two ways online retailers can keep the registers ringing.
Government CIO: Three States Name Top Tech Execs
News  |  6/29/2011  | 
California, Hawaii, and Vermont all have new faces at the top of their IT departments, the first ever for Hawaii as part of an effort to modernize its aging computer systems.
Wyoming Completes Google Apps Migration
News  |  6/22/2011  | 
Days prior to Microsoft's Office 365 launch, the first state government to drop its in-house software in favor of Google's cloud-computing offering announced that all 10,000 employees have made the move.
NYC Tech Project Riddled With Fraud, Indictments Issued
News  |  6/21/2011  | 
The CityTime payroll project was meant to cost $63 million, but has soared to $600 million. Top officials of TechnoDyne, the principal subcontractor, were charged with fraud and have fled to India.
How Information Builders Battles BI Goliaths
Commentary  |  6/20/2011  | 
A hybrid mobile app, data-visualization upgrades, and unsung add ons bolster the vendor's business intelligence suite.
White House Unveils National Smart Grid Strategy Framework
News  |  6/13/2011  | 
The Obama Administration has revealed four key pillars for enabling a next-generation power grid, including consumer empowerment and guarding cyber threats.
Feds Consider Integrated Geospatial Data Sharing
News  |  6/6/2011  | 
A nationwide program to share data via digital images is one solution to challenges to disseminating data across government agencies other public and private entities that collect and store it.
IBM Shows Tools For Smarter City Management
News  |  6/6/2011  | 
The Operations Center platform bundles information-management software with dashboard-style analytics, performance measures, and monitoring capabilities.


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