Is Canada’s open government program open enough?

The federal government has made some strides in improving in its open government efforts, according but much information still remain...

December 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

Ontario’s new computer system ‘a total mess’: Union

A computer glitch that resulted in the overpayment of up to $20 million in government cheques to welfare and disability...

December 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Pleio is used by 75,000 in the Netherlands from all levels of government

How Dutch bureaucrats created a national intranet

A number of governments around the world -- including various levels in Canada -- are embracing open data, filling up...

July 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Data Storage

Ontario data centre shutdown will save $20 million, province says

The doors are slamming shut and when the two-year process is complete, only two provincial data centres will remain out...

May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Data Storage

Enterprise insights from experts, part 2

This is the second of three recent interviews I had with experts who shared their deep insights into the enterprise. All...

March 6th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Cloud Computing

Smaller smart city projects seen in 2014

Concerns around funding are keeping many municipalities around the world from fully implementing their smart city projects, according to analyst...

February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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User dissatisfaction prompts Saskatchewan web site revamp

The government of Saskatchewan is making no bones about. The western province’s Web site is the worst in the region...

December 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Digital communications forces Canada Post to stamp out home mail

Email, social media and video conferencing are prompting Canada Post to end door-to-door mail delivery service in urban areas. Facing mounting deficits...

December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Peterborough's e-Maps

Peterborough cuts GIS app development cost with Esri

Co-ordinating and announcing upcoming municipal infrastructure work and other services is always been a challenge. For instance, in repaving a stretch...

December 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano