Web 2.0

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Gov 2.0: Now the Real Work Begins

Alice Lipowicz | Federal Computer Week | January 23, 2012

The go-go days of “Gov 2.0” social media and mobile applications likely are over. That's not to say that Gov 2.0 is passé. It's just that we are in transition from a period of rapid adoption and experimentation into a time of more discerning judgments about value and efficiency. That applies to familiar social formats and also the newer formats including Google Plus and Facebook Timeline. Read More »

The 5-Year Plan: Where Will Healthcare Be in 2017?

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | January 10, 2012

The next few years represent a tipping point. Open-source collaboration, semantic technologies, universal exchange languages will lead to a new era of interoperability, says Hamilton, enabling system-wide advances in how data is put to use. "Once we start talking the same language, we can compare like things and develop quality indicators. If that happens, costs will go down and quality should improve."

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Trends in Corporate Open Source Engagement

In 1998, I was part of SGI when we started moving to open source and open standards, after having been a long-time proprietary company. Since then, other companies also have moved rapidly to working with open source, and the use and adoption of open source technologies has skyrocketed over the past few years. Today company involvement in open source technologies is fairly mature and can be seen in the following trends...

Two Years After The Book: “A Digital Liberia”, How Digital Is Liberia?

Darren Wilkins | Daily Observer | September 18, 2012

It’s been over two years since I first submitted the final manuscript of what would later be my first book titled, “A Digital Liberia: How Electrons, Information and Market Forces Will Determine Liberia’s Future” A lot has happened since then. In the following paragraphs, I briefly discuss the progress made in Liberia’s ICT sector since the book was published. Read More »