Open data is a change in thinking and behavior as much as legislation.
What have we learned in 2013?
Government Technology is changing with you: mobile, social, discoverable
CIOs aren’t Mike Rowe, but their job can get really dirty at times.
Cloud computing and IT consolidation were also hot in 2010.
More signal, less noise as Paul W. Taylor's monthly column signal:noise changes frequency.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm to reduce 18 state departments to eight.
Texas' innovative procurement of an updated state portal.
Public records, internal cloud computing and citizen coders figured prominently.
Governments must still protect domains, critical infrastructure and Web 2.0 platforms.
Recovery.gov costs a bundle, but government openness promotes efficiency.
Get ready for a very public test of the federal government's transparency initiative.
State Web sites try to cater to citizens' needs while exploring Web 2.0.
Money cannot fill a public policy void.
Web 2.0 requires public sector to consider security policies.
GIS mapping and Twitter -- once dismissed as toys -- are becoming platforms and platform extenders.
Transparency and accountability are key in using economic stimulus funds.
Utah.gov facelift includes location-relevant information, and state Twitter feeds, YouTube videos and blogs.
Digital State Survey leader to connect more with Twitter feed, modernize government with institute.
Bill Bryan also looks to boost unified communications and collaboration capabilities.
Facebook shows agility in confronting tough transparency and openness issues.
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire's shared services directive aims to reduce government costs.
Mobile phones have plenty of power to file a simple tax return.
Are shovel-ready infrastructure projects a higher priority than information technology?
CIOs improve span of control in crucial areas, survey finds.
CIO Otto Doll troubleshoots so residents can still receive state's public broadcasting stations.
NASCIO and Gartner rate technology strategies and applications for 2009.
Alternative funding goes mainstream; public records go very public.
Paul W. Taylor blogs on making change in government at Center for Digital Government event.
Will unified communications deliver too much 'presence'?
The Internet connects us in difficult times.
CIOs' ever-changing roles.
The intersection of Microsoft, open source and public-sector IT grows more civil.
Glassdoor.com offers salary details and workplace reviews from company employees.
Alternative financing offers options for IT modernization in tough times.
Virginia and New York Point to Savings from Green IT Efforts
Governments consider hybrid funding approaches as budget crunch hits.
Presidential Candidates' Stance on Technology
Peggy Feldmann, Virginia's new chief application officer, charts new waters.
SaaS may level the playing field in contentious electronic tax filing arena.
Reviewed by Paul W. Taylor, chief strategy officer, Center for Digital Government
The number and influence of outsiders who criticize IT is growing.
Despite the hype, social networking and Web 2.0 collaboration are what many people expect government transparency to look like.
The lyrics of Back to School Again, a minor and late hit for The
Temptations, still seem to speak for the downcast countenances of
students as they ride iconic yellow buses back to school.
What the Internet, and government, still does best.
Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 may only be distant relatives.
Toward a public journal about what matters.
Toward an anti-proliferation pact.
Harmless looks may be deceiving.
Everything old is new again
Hyper local community building and government's place in the mash-up.
For CIOs, it's not too late to engage early.
Still trying to turn government inside out.
Not a four-letter word anymore
Notes from the fourth year at Sarducci U.
It's what's for dinner ... and the way IT should get done.
The dilemma of waiting for something big to happen.
There's still something to learn from the agrarian revolution.
Networked approaches may be trendy but tap lack of trust in government.
The trouble with normal is that it always gets worse.
A strategy to be some place.
An important stand on trivial Internet use.
A lesson for government's operating system.
Big screens at a tipping point between toy and tool.
Cleaning up a dirty game by letting the unwashed masses back into the public square.
Public-sector technology is dead. Long live public-sector technology.
Nothing like the disinfecting power of digital sunshine.
A professional journey for which you may not have signed up.
Digital does not mean "different" where government's responsibility is concerned
Drucker called the computer a "moron," but IT will miss him.
Reviewing another year in the life of the public-sector IT community.
Federal agency defies Congress and delays state-based approach to emergency alerting.
Collaboration and creativity in the new commons.
It may be the only real choice IT owns.
Lessons from the first half-century of digital government.
Doers have to dream sometime.
All of this sounds terribly familiar.
Riding out the Ferment in the Field
Confounded by government's relationship with data aggregators.
Readers mark the spot.
Getting the public record back out of the box (literally).
Diluting the brand and the discipline.
Hurry up and wait for RFID.
Is "X" the new "e?"
Measuring another year in the life of the public-sector IT community.
"Consolidation often treats symptoms of bad habits without making changes to avoid getting back to the same mess, or worse."
Becoming a public-sector IT community, finally
It really is not about software.
Swing voters and the systems that love them.
Excuses running out for excesses.
Reclaiming oxygen for the journey ahead.
Networked nesting in good places, wherever they are.
Where analog values and digital futures converge.
Forecast is hot and sticky.
Divining lessons from our own back story.
Lessons in leadership and other observations.
The legacy of the first blogging candidate.
The Mars two-step and missed opportunities.
Exchange points shaped and sized for government.
On the tipping point of the next tragedy of the commons.
It is the legislature's turn.
Measuring a year in the life of the public-sector IT community.
A Crisis of Confidence when Networks Falter
The 12-month countdown for electronic voting.
Sympathy for the taxman.
Legacy, serendipity and public affairs TV.
CIOs behaving badly and other observations
Where public service and Web services meet.
With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen and former CIOs everywhere
The private sector doesn't have a corner on original thinking. Here's how one jurisdiction fostered innovation through a unique school for technology.
A broader view of adjustment assistance to finish what we started.
When digital government becomes digital governance.
Institutional improvisation and disaster-proofing vital government functions.
Management at the dawn of a new era in statecraft.
A New Mandate to Implement Possibilities
Getting on with the American experiment, anyway.
Digital government in the global village.
Friction is still what makes America famous.
A few good answers can make a world of difference.
Beware the Blow Back
The Duty of Curiosity
Fifty-some channels and nothing on. Its a bleak scenario, and entirely avoidable.