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- You can now expect most of the services delivered by your local or central government to be found online either through a desktop or a mobile platform. Not only will this offer a better service for everyone, it should see massive savings in cost and an all round better experience.
- Local councils are under enormous pressure to simultaneously cut costs and deliver even more services in the face of long-term austerity. Bristol City Council, for example, is having to manage a portfolio of fourteen different change programmes simultaneously, out of necessity.
- Exclusive interview with John Powell, Alfresco Founder addressing his views on open source adoption in the public sectorJohn talked about how important the most significant changes in technology are to government and the pressing need to embrace them, touching on the effects of Twitter in the middle east uprisings and the proposed PIPA law in America.
- We caught up with Gavin Beckett, chief enterprise architect at Bristol city council, to discuss open data and designing smart cities.
- Second Open Gov Summit hosted by Zaizi challenges UK public sector to put users at the centre of the IT universeSecond Open Gov Summit hosted by Zaizi challenges UK public sector to put users at the centre of the IT universe.
- First Open Gov Summit hosted by Zaizi challenges UK public sector to expand its adoption of open sourceThe first Open Gov Summit took place yesterday May 30th in Central Hall Westminster, London. London-based open source consultancy Zaizi hosted the fully-booked Summit, which attracted an eclectic audience that included open source pundits, public sector IT leaders of open source projects, open source software suppliers, consultants and journalists.
- The first Open Government Summit will take place on May 30th in Central Hall Westminster, London and will examine how the open source model allows public sector organisations to be more efficient, save money, meet mission-critical IT demands and improve their services.