That story was big news in New York City. It came out fairly quickly that the vast majority of the negative tweets were from the twits in Occupy Wall Street. That lot has no credibilty. In fact it has turned into a hippy enclave with unwashed masses looking for handouts, drugs, sex and everything contrary to what they were supposedly protesting. Bloomberg should have sent the police in to clear the place out. The NYPD is not perfect by any means. But they do a fantastic job considering the enormous target on the City, being under staffed and the political jungle.
DBKWhen Is a Social Media Fail Not a Fail?4/24/2014 7:50:09 PM
I'm very impress. I clicked on the go tourist it is a really good start. I think this is an excellent to show how India is using their huge talent pool of engineers to solve some of their local issues. Here, in the united states each state has their own website site, but I would love something like clicking on a map and retrieve the most important items for a trip on major tourist places.
batyeOpen Data Apps are All the Rage in India4/3/2014 3:28:49 AM
The best thing about this change is how much easier it will make for patients to get second opinions and/or change physicians with little cost or inconvenience. I've been amazed to be charged $30 or so to get enough records from a previous doctor so that I could give a new physician enough detail to adequately take over my primary care without a bunch of new tests.
It's small things like this that can actually really make a difference to people, but yet so few know about existing rules that they don't push legislatures to overturn outdated, arcane rules that limit choice.
"If you are a CIO interested in the e-governance space, have you made your suggestions for the RFP model yet? Do you think such models are an effective way to manage government IT spending? What advice do you have for IT officials trying to implement e-governance systems for their citizens?"
Sudha, would you thing bureaucracywill cooperate with it. We had seen many cases with RTI and other citizen oriented programs through local government departments.
batyeCIOs Take a Second Look at India's RFP Models4/3/2014 3:41:28 AM
Not all changes are good. Not everything in status quo is good. Some changes have benefited America. Others have hurt its economy. How to best tackle Tech innovation has no easy answers. Certain segments of population that have been hard hit by tech innovations will not be easy to sell change to. It remains a million dollar question.
GigiTech Innovation Is Good, but So Is Caution4/9/2014 4:35:34 AM
I think the issue that business as usual isn't happening the way it used to has led many of us to reconsider who we partner with and what we expect from them. Companies who do not recognize this shift will be left behind when their customers go to someone who sees the value in a faster moving more flexible partner.
>> end users simply don't understand IT security and can't be counted on to protect themselves within an enterprise.
Lee Badman talked about this idea in his E2 Radio Mobility Interop 2014 talk last week. It's important to pay attention to these recurring ideas.
I've been a part of a few start-ups designed to make "passwords obsolete" – none succeeded. In the interim, we store our passwords in the browser, or put them in a list next to our computer, while waiting for the hard work of better authentication methods to be proven. This will be more difficult in the consumer space, possibly easier in the enterprise area where there is more control and the ability to streamline access.
stotheco3 Ways to Handle Pervasive Internet Monitoring3/28/2014 3:13:30 AM
Well there is no harm is IT is given due benefits. It is natural that the leader takes all the credit but if the leader acknowledges the effort of IT in various forums then I think due credit is forwarded.
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