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The public sector of the future should . . .
Display non-politicised open data, and allow the development of commercial apps using that data. Small clever uses of data. All non-sensitive data should be released to public domain for use freely, as real-time data that can be turned into apps.
Anything else?
Rather than the often common practice of importing massive IT projects with laundry-list needs (everybody pegs a requirement on) delivered by massive consulting firms. That then fail. That then cost a billion.

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Twitter.alt - Status Net more reliable for government 2.0 and open gov?

There is a viable vertical alternative to twitter for micro-blogging.

Status Net
. An open source innovation used by Creative Commons and Mozilla. No vendor lock in either.

As a vertical application (i.e. hosted on government domains) it solves all those issues regarding the 'government voice', I had spoke about previously on the innovation group here on Ozloop.

The only issue I can see is… Continue

Posted on June 17, 2010 at 1:19pm — 2 Comments

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At 3:07pm on March 1, 2010, Darron Passlow said…
I come from a commercial background and your frustration is something I have had to handle before. Happy to discuss how you and I might move forward with a project. Would appreciate seeing anything (report etc) you have to wet my appetite on the subject. Is there anything I can look at on your web site.
At 1:43pm on March 1, 2010, Darron Passlow said…
Chris - your Innovate comment
I understand where you are coming from. I would like to discuss the issues you raise in a private forum, as I feel we have a lot in common and I may have some suggestions. Not all appropriate for an open forum (but all above board).
I now find I am restricted to 200 words here. I invited you as a friend on Innovate, just so I could send you an email.

Hope you find time to respond positively to this.

Darron Passlow
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At 11:18am on November 13, 2009, K J Flanigan said…
Welcome!! so agree with your anything else ..... I am a Change Agent on a major IT project that has a forever growing 'wish list'. My only saving grace is a great project manager who isn't swayed by the masses!

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