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Content tagged with Open Government posted in July 2010
State CIOs Eye Consolidation, Outsourcing To Cut Costs
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
A yearly survey of state IT officials found that two-thirds expect their IT budgets to shrink in the next three years.
Exclusive: North Carolina To Privatize IT Operations, Jobs
News  |  7/26/2010  | 
Outsourcing, consolidation eyed as cash-strapped Tar Heel state looks to tech departments for savings, efficiencies.
Memphis Cuts Crime With Predictive Analytics
News  |  7/21/2010  | 
Tennessee city attributes 31% drop in crime rate to knowing when and where to put cops on the street.
Massachusetts Internet Obscenity Law Challenged
News  |  7/14/2010  | 
Federal suit charges law aiming to protect minors broadly censors online content.
Code For America To Help Cities Modernize IT
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
Nonprofit is working with five U.S. cities to develop technology innovations aimed at transparency and better citizen engagement.
California Unveils State News Aggregator
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
Content from more than 200 state agencies will appear on the news portal, drawn from more than 80 Twitter accounts, 40 YouTube channels and nearly 100 RSS feeds.
Outdated IT Blocks California Payroll Order
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
Computerized payment system from the 1960s won't support Gov. Schwarzenegger's plan to lower state workers' pay, state controller says.

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