Gov 2.0 = Open Source? Not really, IMO...

Been a while since I’ve been able to post… thanks to a glut of internal planning and meetings… my head may be getting above water now, I hope.   I had the chance to respond to a post up on GovLoop (http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/gov-20-is-open-source) – and wanted to cross post here… I know there are a lot of strong feelings…

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Government Data and the "Mom Test" - GCN article featuring yours truly

I spoke on a panel at the Open Government Innovations Conference last week – great event with some really insightful speakers.  I particularly enjoyed Dave McClure’s lunchtime keynote and Chris Kemp’s discussion on open source in open government.  All very down to earth, practical discussions… it was really refreshing.  My discussion was moderated by Wyatt Kash,…

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Open Government: Publishing Data isn't enough

I had the chance to interact with Teresa Carlson, VP of Microsoft Federal Sales, on the FutureFed Blog regarding my previous post “Open government starts with open data… but..” You can find the discussion here:  http://blogs.msdn.com/uspublicsector/archive/2010/05/04/open-government-publishing-data-isn-t-enough.aspx  I’ll also be at the Open Government Innovations conference tomorrow afternoon, participating in the panel on opengov tools… look forward…

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Ooooh-Pen Data!

And when we say Yeeow! Ayipioeeay! We’re only sayin’ You’re doin’ fine, Open Data! Open Data O.K. (With sincere apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein – and probably everyone who chances to read this blog… ) Some great announcements out of Mix today – from the press release at:  http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2010/mar10/03-16MIX10Day2PR.mspx Creating Compelling User Experiences, Powered by…

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