The Chinese government is supporting investment in cloud and mobile infrastructure to overcome the country's bandwidth and capacity constraints. Smart cities and other civil projects are bidding for funds but grassroots usage may drive future adoption.
The Australian Government is the latest national legislature to produce its own cloud computing strategy closely linked to digital economy ambitions. But how far will forthcoming elections in the country either validate or disrupt current thinking.
The US government's celebrating the first birthday of its Digital Strategy, while the UK government's crediting its Digital by Default policy for saving £0.5 billion so far. Digital success stories from both sides of the Atlantic?
A week after President Barack Obama issued an Open Data mandate for the US federal sector, the UK government's independent review into the same subject has resulted in an urgent call for a national data strategy in order to empower a wider open data agenda.