Explaining cloud

An important part of the tech architecture of open government is use of the cloud. Here’s a nice presentation from Michael Coté explaining what cloud computing is, why it matters and what some of the issues are. What's up with "cloud"? View more presentations from Michael Coté.

Bookmarks for April 19th through April 23rd

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Open innovation, why bother? – 100% Open – "…if open innovation is to deliver sustainable business advantage then we need a better understanding of what motivates contributors to these initiatives, else there is a risk of a backlash against them…" Docs.com – MS Office + … Keep reading

Bookmarks for April 11th through April 16th

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. A New Approach to Printing – “a service that enables any application (web, desktop, or mobile) on any device to print to any printer.” Governments and Citizens: You Don’t Own Your Tweets – This is a really interesting piece on ownership of online content. Beauty … Keep reading