Posts Tagged: #2gs

Paradise Lost?

Michael Tiemann says that there is no Moore’s Law for software. We are in an economic paradise lost. According to Albert Einstien, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. With global IT spending on the rise and 30% annual waste on bad software (I believe… Read more »

Apps for Democracy vs. Wiki Editorial – Keys to Open Collaboration Success

In contrasting the collaborative project Apps for Democracy and the LA Times’ 2005 Wiki editorial experiment, Clay Shirky, highlights keys to success for open collaboration. 1. You’re engaging in open collaboration because of the possibilities. Don’t over manage the process and create too many rules. 2. Give participants space to participate and be as creative… Read more »

From the Digital Commonwealth to the Digital Nation (Tim O’Reilly, Aneesh Chopra)

I’m listening to the nation’s first technology officer, Aneesh Chopra at the Gov 2.0 Summit. Mr. Chopra serves as an assistant to the President and he makes sure the President get the best advice about technology. He’s responsible for surfacing new ideas and making sure they’re brought to the table for discussion. He is responsible… Read more »