Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015

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Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015
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Dr. Mergel describes the managerial, cultural, behavioral, and technological issues that public managers face in starting and maintaining Wikis.
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While all federal agencies have developed “open government plans,” many managers find themselves unfamiliar with what tactics and tools work best, under different scenarios.
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This week, our focus was on key considerations before moving to a virtualized development and test (dev-test) environment.
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Stephen Goldsmith is the Deputy Mayor for Operations.
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This week, Johnny Barnes, our Public Sector Chief Technology Officer, provided an overview comparing cloud models and offering thoughts about their connection to the mission needs that may drive an organization to move to the cloud. For many, this framework is clear; using definitions provided by NIST is intended to help federal leaders compare apples to apples.
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This week, Johnny Barnes, our Public Sector Chief Technology Officer, shared details about a tool that has helped many commercial and government users migrate to a consolidated environment – reducing risk, speeding results, and saving money.
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This report describes an important trend in local government—an increased focus on energy efficiency and sustainability.
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“The last principle of open government is innovation. It’s about not standing still, but thinking of new ways to direct activities and processes so that the government can be as innovative as possible and open to new ideas and new ways of conducting the business of government.”
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Acquisition Directions writes article on our newest report, "An Open Government Implementation Model: Moving to Increased Public Engagement."
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"We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in government." President Obama
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