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Irish Government and EMC create new cloud innovation centre

February 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Investment, Ireland, software as a service

From Siliconrepublic.com The Irish Government , EMC, along with Cisco, VCE, VMware and the IDA revealed plans to create a major cloud innovation centre. The new centre, which will consist of two world-class private cloud infrastructures that will sit inside both EMC and on the Irish Government’s data infrastructure, will perform a number of important […]

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Cloud Confusion Amongst IT Professionals

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Software, software as a service, UK

The findings of a survey by document management software company, Version One (www.versionone.co.uk), has revealed that 41% of senior IT professionals admit that they “don’t know” what cloud computing is. Version One carried out the research with 60 senior IT professionals (IT directors and managers) across a range of UK public and private sector organisations. […]

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World Economic Forum -Global Information Technology Report Published.

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments · Government Policy, Infrastructure, Reports, Resources

The Global Information Technology Report is the world’s most respected assessment of the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the development process and the competitiveness across the planet. This year, after covering 127 economies across Earth, Denmark came out on top. The report notes the importance and benefits of strong government leadership and […]

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UK Academics argue the case for UK Government to open up mapping Data.

March 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Geographical Information Systems, Government 2.0, Government as Platform, Infrastructure, Ireland, Local Government, UK

From the Register: Top boffins have given economic backing to a campaign to relax access restrictions on government-collected databases, such as the Ordnance Survey’s unrivalled stash of UK mapping information. The Department for Business, Employment and Regulatory Reform (BERR, formerly DTI) released the analysis, commissioned from a team at the University of Cambridge, last week. […]

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The G.ho.st in the machine…

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Infrastructure, Shared Services, Software, software as a service, Web 2.0

A taste of things to come… a web based virtual PC with 3GB email storage, 3GB file storage and access to a variety of productivity apps including a word-processor and spreadsheet and all for FREE… This is an early example of Cloud Computing, an entire web based operating system. I’d guess that within 10 years […]

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CIO Report Asia Pacific public sector to squeeze more out of IT in 2008

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Asia, Government 2.0, Infrastructure, Reports

Raphael Phang, research director of Government Insights Asia/Pacific, a research and advisory firm predicts in the “Asia/Pacific Government 2008 Top 10 Predictions, January 2008″ Report: In 2008, upcoming next-generation technologies, such as Web 2.0, virtualisation, mobile technologies and biometrics, will take centre stage. Other top predictions presented and analysed in the study are: • Infrastructure […]

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NZ Digital Strategy- Leading the way..

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Collaboration, e-government, Government 2.0, Government as Platform, Government Policy, Government Publications, Infrastructure, NZ, Politics, Reports, Standards, transparency, Web 2.0

Just thought I would draw attention to New Zealand’s E-Government Website http://www.e.govt.nz/ The site is a resource for government agency people in New Zealand who need up-to-date, easily accessible and authoritative e-government information & resources to assist them to achieve their agency’s e-government goals. The e-government goals: By 2007, information and communication technologies will be […]

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Accessing Council Services online reduces carbon emissions.

January 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Accessibility, Government Publications, Infrastructure, Local Government, Reports, Resources, UK

A report carried out by sustainability consultancy Best Foot Forward shows that online council services in the UK can contribute to big cuts in CO2 emissions. People who use the internet to contact their local authority, instead of writing or driving to council offices, could help save the equivalent of millions of air miles in […]

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Government Policy Making in the Web 2.0 era

January 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Collaboration, Government 2.0, Government as Platform, Government Policy, Infrastructure, Politics, Reports, Resources, Society, transparency, Trust, Web 2.0, WIKIS

I have been reviewing some of my research, undertaken over the past year or so, so please bear with me as I add both some current and some older material to the site. On October 7th, 2006, Anthony Williams, co-author of the excellent ‘Wikinomics’ published an article on his blog entitled: Is government ready for […]

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Tourism Ireland Promotes Ireland in Second Life

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Infrastructure, Ireland, Tourism, Virtual Worlds, Web 2.0

Since its establishment in 2003, Second Life has grown significantly and now has more than nine million registered users or “residents”, 1.6 million of whom use it regularly.  Dublin in Second Life and is a well established destination for live music and DJs – It occasionally makes  the top ten list of the most popular […]

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