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Putting the transformation into digital
“Too many people are claiming that there is digital transformation happening – when really it is just automating legacy processes. It’s improvement for sure. Less time for customers, less money for providers – but it’s not ‘transformation’, a word possibly even more abused than innovation.”
government  digitaltransformation 
march 2018 by cote
To Build a More Capable Cyber Policy Field, Teach Policy to Technologists
If you want to change government with IT, first make sure you understand how government works before you go and try to debug and refactor it.
digitaltransformation  security  thecyber  books  policy  government 
march 2018 by cote
South Korea Adopts Cloud Foundry as Its PaaS - Cloud Foundry Live | Altoros
Write-up of South Korean government choosing Cloud Foundry. They liked the open source nature of it, according to this.
CloudFoundry  opensource  ecosystem  government  cases 
january 2016 by cote
PaaS or Play? Cloud's Next Move - MeriTalk
"respondents from a recent government study who have already used PaaS say they save 47% of their time, or 1 year and 8 months off a 3.5 year development cycle. For those who have not deployed PaaS, respondents believe it can shave 31% off development time frames and save 25% of their annual IT budget, a federal savings of $20.5 billion. As well, 90% believe PaaS is critical to data center consolidation goals. The report goes on to share how 52% see reduced costs, 37% believe they will achieve more automated IT maintenance, and 20% believe they will see greater shared costs."

Nob, 2013, commissioned by RedHat: "online survey of 153 [US] Federal IT professionals in August 2013."
proofpoints  surveys  PaaS  cloudnative  government  cloudcases  cloud  cases 
august 2015 by cote
The digital transformation illusion
Don't just put old wine in new bottles, figure out if there's something better than wine too: "How much of the current excitement – and achievement – of digital government is about making the old product better? And what might the new product be which will change the idea of government altogether?"
cloudjourney  government  transformation  digitalenterprise  mobile 
august 2015 by cote
Feds Get E for Effort with Open Source
“It's important to keep in mind that open source doesn't always ensure good software or software that you want. You don't want a blanket policy of using only open source or mandating some percentage of open source,” says Coté. “You'll end up with stuff that may not always be the best option: just like if you had a blanket policy of using only closed source.”
redmonkpressquotes  opensource  government  us 
january 2011 by cote
On the Records: What the Big App-le Can Teach Us About Open Government
Doing the Big Data analytics thing requires governments to publish their data in something more programmer friendly than PDFs and database searches.
BigData  opendata  government  NYC  TexasTribune  cities  analytics 
january 2010 by cote

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