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Blue Button competition: more serious innovation from Veterans Affairs

July 28, 2011

Over the last two years or so, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been doing some seriously innovative work on behalf of the troops. I've seen this first hand, focusing on efforts like working at the grassroots worker level and with private industry vendors. This really does serve vets better, and looks like taxpayers get… Read more »

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Utah.gov – online government to serve citizens

June 1, 2011

Okay, the deal is that people can use the Net to provide better customer service for citizens, providing better return for the taxpayer dollar. Check out the new Utah.gov, about eighteen months in the making, based on several years of analytics and recent user tests. They've done genuinely outstanding work. Here're some highlights: • Search… Read more »

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Donorschoose: HP Netbook to Connect and Create With Aussie E-Pals

March 9, 2011

Okay, the deal with DonorsChoose.org is that you can give a hand to kids and teachers that they sometimes really need. (This is part of an ongoing thing: 186 projects supported 9,287 students reached.) It let me help Mrs. Coats’ second-grade class at Clay Lamberton Elementary in Berlin, Wisconsin set up a netbook center.  Now… Read more »

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Donorschoose: HP Netbook to Connect and Create With Aussie E-Pals

February 28, 2011

Okay, the deal with DonorsChoose.org is that you can give a hand to kids and teachers that they sometimes really need. (This is part of an ongoing thing: 186 projects supported 9,287 students reached.) It let me help Mrs. Coats’ second-grade class at Clay Lamberton Elementary in Berlin, Wisconsin set up a netbook center.  Now… Read more »

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