Articles By Rosie Lombardi

Federal CIO urges social networking code of conduct

Federal CIO urges social networking code of conduct

The use of Web 2.0 tools in the federal government is expected to increase but most implementations will be internal...

January 9th, 2008 Rosie Lombardi
Solving the privacy challenges in a federated identity model

Solving the privacy challenges in a federated identity model

Governments face a dilemma. As more and more services move online, identifying and authenticating citizens in cyber-space are becoming more...

December 6th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Governments look closely on upcoming B.C. virtual ID card pilot

Governments look closely on upcoming B.C. virtual ID card pilot

In 2008, British Columbia will be launching one of the first pilots of virtual identity cards in North America, and...

November 30th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Shared services raise governance challenges

Shared services raise governance challenges

Balancing innovation and accountabilityTechnology is supposed to serve humans, but it runs faster than them. People are playing catch-up now,...

November 6th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Wi-Fi growth fuels video surveillance adoption

Wi-Fi growth fuels video surveillance adoption

Despite privacy concerns surrounding the use of video surveillance systems in public spaces, industry observers have noted increasing uptake of...

October 26th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Transit systems get their fare share

Transit systems get their fare share

Rickety public transit systems are a prime target for multi-jurisdictional pooling of IT investments to develop gleaming new networks. In...

October 25th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Wireless waves: Government gears up for the next big thing

Wireless waves: Government gears up for the next big thing

There's no rest for the weary. Although the public sector has begun to absorb recent advances in technology, such as...

October 18th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Mastering metrics: Ontario’s five-year strategy plan

Mastering metrics: Ontario’s five-year strategy plan

Back in 1998, Y2K loomed, Microsoft Office was rolling out, and the Internet was a work in progress. Who foresaw...

September 21st, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
Where to start SOA: Identifying the big business driver

Where to start SOA: Identifying the big business driver

Much homework and hard footwork is needed to drive a compelling case for a service-oriented architecture (SOA) project, but some...

August 7th, 2007 Rosie Lombardi
SOA: It’s architecture, not technology

SOA: It’s architecture, not technology

The federal government supports the development of service-oriented architecture (SOA) across the public sector and has posted two documents outlining...

August 2nd, 2007 Rosie Lombardi