☞ Transparent Government

Open Standards law approved in Portugal The law is a great thing, as long as the actual implementation leads to greater software freedom. I humbly suggest the Portuguese government consider my Sentinel Effect essay in this regard… Cabinet Office FOI responses ‘too slow’ One great and smart way to reduce the (legitimate) cost of satisfying […]

☞ Open Data: Fantastic, But Not Enough

In an unusual move for such a significant news item, the UK government announced over the weekend that they were ordering all government departments to embark on a voyage of transparency. There were some very good ideas in the announcement, including a mandate to publish details of all ITC procurements. And there is no doubt […]