The future lies in cities. There are very few people who would argue with that, not least because there wouldn’t be room for all of us without cities! But cities are often seen as a problem. TED Global has curated a series of talks about the future of cities which make for interesting viewing. Tech industry
One of our key research objectives is to open a dialogue with government and business policy makers and software managers in order to explore the pace of adoption of open source software (OSS). The nature of OSS means that it is difficult to form a macro view and to compare a country’s progress with others.
A report published in October 2011 by the London School of Economics for the UK Government examines the TCO of Open Source for Government, but also examines the wider drivers and opportunities. Graham Taylor previewed this report. Open Source in Government / Graham Taylor from Open World Forum
Most discussions about IT in government have revolved around the big issues, usually impacting federal government. We believe the scope for digitisation at local level is greater.