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Content tagged with Open Government posted in July 2013
Massachusetts Computer Services Tax Riles IT Industry
News  |  7/19/2013  | 
Proposed 6.25% sales tax on certain computer and software services would slow innovation and hurt the state's tech industry, opponents say.
5 Habits Of Highly Effective Government IT Leaders
Commentary  |  7/17/2013  | 
Former Department of Transportation CIO Nitin Pradhan offers lessons for up-and-coming and incoming government IT execs.
Microsoft's Launches 'Smart Cities' Initiative
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
Microsoft's CityNext aims to help cities use cloud services and big data to cut costs and improve services.
Cisco Network Upgrade Aids Florida Law Enforcement
News  |  7/8/2013  | 
Florida Highway Patrol's move to new network systems cut video upload times by 90%, connected officers across the state and cut $1.2 million in overtime pay.
MOOC Profs Supplement Coursera Discussions With Town Hall
News  |  7/3/2013  | 
Here's how Ohio State University's online course on tech for city planning used MindMixer's civic engagement app.
PayPoint Launches Emergency Welfare Cash System
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
PayPoint's new Quick Credit Voucher program aims to facilitate payment of emergency funds for needy U.K. residents.


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