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Interesting post over at the interoperability @ Microsoft blog on viewing public government data with Windows Azure and PHP. The post outlines a functional example of a governmental cloud interoperability scenario using REST. The demo is part of Microsoft's Open Government Data Init...
The Sunlight Foundation has picked two winning mashups in its contest: Washington, DC - The Sunlight Foundation awarded Datamasher.org with the grand prize of $10,000 for Sunlight's Apps for America 2: The Data.gov Challenge. Datamasher.org is a Web application designed by Forum One Co...

This week in San Diego, CA the US Navy held the initial planning conference for Trident Warrior ...
I’ve met many strong players in the intelligence community over the last 25 years.  The strongest of them have always sought ways to enhance their outreach to others so they can better serve the mission.  But even the most experienced run into impediments in doing that.  Many of...
Earlier this week I had the distinct pleasure and opportunity to have a private meeting with Mr. Vivek Kundra. Although my time with him and Mr. Gary Washington (OMB/Egov &IT Internal Efficiency and Effectiveness Portfolio Manager) was short, their focus and mission were perfectly clea...
Frank Gens of IDC recently provided an excellent overview of the the new "Cloud Computing Era." His description of "cloud computing" and "cloud services" really highlights the difference between the commercial cloud computing market and the Federal cloud computing market.