Alex Howard

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Are Innovation Hubs The Future Of Open Government In Africa?

Chris R. Albon | TechPresident | September 18, 2012

Set alongside one Nairobi’s main roadways, the Bishop Magua Centre looks on the exterior no different than any other mid-rise office building. However, inside its drab khaki walls are some of the most innovative technology projects in Africa... Read More »

New US Digital Service Looks to Avoid IT Catastrophes

Alex Howard | TechPresident | August 13, 2014

The second initiative went live on Monday, when the White House formally launched a United States Digital Service (USDS) and published an open source Digital Services Playbook and a “TechFAR,” a part of the guide that “highlights the flexibilities in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) that can help agencies implement ‘plays’ from the Digital Services Playbook.” Read More »

Obama's Apology For A Tech Meltdown Is A Major Letdown

Ashlee Vance | Bloomberg | October 21, 2013

Back in June, the Atlantic wrote a gushing article about The website was fast, clean, and built on the cheap. [...]. As most people now know, any good feelings around have evaporated. People trying to use the site to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act have met with an experience that even dial-up users circa 1995 would abhor... Read More »

Want To Work? Destroy And Rebuild Federal IT Procurement

Veronica Combs | MedCity News | October 27, 2013

The conversation started the first week after launched. Maybe the problem was federal procurement, not Obamacare. Read More »