While those of us outside of the US are being encouraged to be as nationalistic as possible when selecting our cloud services providers, an interesting reversal down under in New Zealand where the government is being urged to look overseas for its providers.
The publication of a new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) prompts a quick look at the progress of the Obama administration’s US Open Data Action Plan.
“A few years ago, Skype was a typo, a tweet was something you heard from a bird and a cloud was something you saw in the sky.” The CeBIT trade show opens in Hannover with political tech jokes.
200 days into a 400 day challenge to transform government service delivery and successes are celebrated at Sprint14. But Forrester Research isn't so sure about some of the changes.
While EuroCloud has been debating the European Union's Cloud Computing plans, ETSI's year long consideration of the cloud standards landscape has delivered an interesting new report.
I'm incredibly sceptical about the efforts from the European Commission to create a 'European Cloud', fearing as I do that the ongoing PRISM scandal is being exploited to support a political agenda in Europe. Here's the latest document from the Commission which makes me rather annoyed.