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The legacy of Google+: Google's Internet backbone for digital identity

The news that Google would be splitting Google+ into Streams, Photos and communication has already led to dozens of articles opining about what went wrong in the search giant’s pursuit of social media.  347 more words

Digital Government

VUW e-govt seminar : Kiwis managing their online identity information

Seminar: Kiwis Managing their Online Identity Information – Findings and Recommendations

The final report of a major national study, led by the Chair of e-Government at the School of Government, has just been completed. 119 more words

Non GIG Events

The Curse of Hyper-Transparency

Openness and transparency are good things and the more we have of them the better.  Right?  Wrong.

In contexts of too little openness – “hypo-transparency” – ICTs can help bring greater transparency, with positive developmental effects.   912 more words


The Internet is dissolving National borders. Are we heading towards Electronic Governance

I have a feeling that this post will require more than one visit to the keyboard.

Sorry this is rather a long-winded post.

As technology is influencing every aspect of living the problem is where to start. 2,061 more words


ForeSee Finds E-Gov Satisfaction Up A Bit

ANN ARBOR — The customer satisfaction analysis firm ForeSee has issued its quarterly ForeSee E-Government Satisfaction Index, showing overall citizen satisfaction with government services online rose marginally to 75.1 in the fourth quarter from 75 in the third quarter. 591 more words


In the wake of scandal, the State of Oregon seeks to restore trust through publishing public records

In a fascinating turn of events, rainy Oregon is embracing sunlight online after a scandal that led to the resignation of its governor. After governor Kate Brown was sworn in as the 38th governor of the state of Oregon, replacing fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber, her administration chose to… 472 more words

Open Government

Who needs to be in GOVERNMENT to FIX the SYSTEM?

Recent years have witnessed citizens taking great interest in issues of governance and politics , with the masses taking to the streets on multiple  occasions to protest against the state’s failure to curb corruption, safeguard its women or protect the environment. 410 more words