Latest e-government Stories

2012-05-31 23:02:59

Community engagement functionality brings together city staff and citizens. Manhattan, KS (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 The City of Broken Arrow launced its new website powered by CivicPlus. Broken Arrow is now able to use the community engagement modules like Alert Center, Media Center and Notify Me to connect with their citizens. In addition to the website's innovative tools and functionality, our team of developers, designers and content experts crafted a site with enhanced navigation features...

Interior Department Rains On Microsoft Cloud By Choosing Google, Onix Networks
2012-05-03 04:18:17

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com A two-year battle between Microsoft and Google over which company could supply its cloud-based server technology to a government agency has come to an end. The result is gray skies for Microsoft as the Department of the Interior becomes one of Google´s biggest cloud customers in the government sector, in a deal worth nearly $35million. This week the Interior Department awarded Google reseller Onix Networks, via a notice posted on the Federal contracting...

Tech Firms Push For Government Data Transparency
2012-04-17 07:08:22

A growing number of technology companies and non-profit organizations have joined forced to press the U.S. government to establish a standard system by which federal data is published online. The non-partisan alliance, dubbed the Data Transparency Coalition (DTC), was launched on Monday, and includes companies such as Microsoft, Teradata and several other data analysis and management firms. The group said the federal government publishes its online data in too many formats, and requires...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).