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Your Team's Differentiator Isn't Its Tech

In 2016, I launched Open Innovation Labs, a place where people seeking to leverage the principles of openness can work with a seasoned team to build innovative software that solves their most pressing business problems. It has been an exciting and daunting undertaking. Today, Open Innovation Labs imparts knowledge and best practices that emerge from the world's most successful open source projects, and we provide a residency-style experience that immerses teams in those practices. We generally partner with companies looking to do two things: Either they want to move quickly and be disruptive, or they see disruption as an existential threat and seek to adapt their behaviors to facilitate a more rapid pace of change...

[BackChannel] The Promise Of "Small Data"

Jeffrey Warren | TechPresident | July 17, 2013

Big Data -- the idea that the ability to aggregate and sift through vast amounts of data can yield key insights about our society and provide the basis for better decision-making -- has a fatal flaw... Read More »

‘Facility Fees’ Add Billions To Medical Bills

Alan Bavley | The Kansas City Star | December 29, 2013

It was a minor skin infection. The visit to the dermatologist’s office at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center took just a few minutes. Before she left, Allison Zaromb paid $40 for her 4-year-old son’s care, the amount listed on her insurance card for an office visit to a physician specialist. Zaromb assumed she had settled the bill, until a shocker arrived in the mail: After paying for the doctor, she still owed about $200 for a “facility fee” [...]. Read More »

“What Indigo Has Learned”… Transparency And Accountability

Richard Crellin | Indigo Trust | June 24, 2013

Over the past couple of years Indigo has developed a sizeable portfolio of partner organisations and funded projects that attempt to increase accountability and transparency in Africa by utilising ICT. We have found this to be hard work indeed! Measuring impact and selecting projects that will challenge those in power in a constructive yet meaningful way is difficult. As we have reviewed our work however it has become obvious to us that there are some areas in which our money can make a real difference. Read More »

2012 International Open Government Data Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 10, 2012 - 8:30am - July 12, 2012 - 6:00pm
Location: 
World Bank Headquarters
1818 H Street
Washington DC 20433
United States

Data.gov and the World Bank are joining forces to sponsor the second International Open Government Data Conference (IOGDC) to be held on July 10-12, 2012, in Washington D.C. at the World Bank Headquarters at 1818 H Street NW. The IOGDC will gather policymakers, developers, and others with a keen interest in open government data to share lessons learned, stimulate new ideas, and demonstrate the power of democratizing data.

The IOGDC will bring together the world's foremost experts on open government data. From policy to technology, IOGDC promises to be filled with thoughtful, dynamic discussion around the historic opportunity presented by open government data to foster collaboration, transparency, and interactive public participation.

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The World Congress 8th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT v.8.0)

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 7, 2012 (All day) - November 9, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
The Ritz-Carlton
Pentagon City
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

The 8th annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology congress (WHIT) will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, in Arlington, VA, November 7-9. The event features intense educational content, offering workshops, market insights, and summits in addition to keynote addresses and panel discussions led by industry leaders from multiple sectors across the healthcare system.

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