Last week, I received my order of Government 2.0 from Amazon. I haven't finished reading it yet, but it has some good ideas and quotes on the topics of egovernment and business re-engineering. The day after receiving the book in the mail, I received this email through the Radio Userland server:
"I am pleased to announce the publication of a new book by William D. Eggers Government 2.0: Using Technology to Improve Education, Cut Red Tape, Reduce Gridlock, and Enhance Democracy, (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2005). After careful consideration we felt that your website’s audience would find Government 2.0 a useful and interesting resource and hope that you agree."
I agree. If you are reading this weblog, it is likely that you will find this book to be of significant interest.
Gordon Smith's interesting weblog has a new URL.
The CFAS committee approved the Information Technology Services rates today. If HB 109 passes, then this will be the last time that the rates look like what they do now. The consolidation bill also calls for a major reassessment of all ISF IT rates from the ground up. It will be a challenging process.
Government Technology writes about IT consolidation in California in its February issue.