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ODF Update: What Will Happen Next on Beacon Hill and When

OpenDocument and OOXMLIt's been difficult trying to follow what's been going on in Massachusetts regarding the progress of the amendment intended to deprive the Information Technology Division of its ability to set standards policies (or do determine much of anything else). Here's an update.
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Next Steps and ODF: It's all about Education, Education (and Education)

OpenDocument and OOXMLThe power of the press in huge, and therefore the responsibility to get the whole story, and get it right, is huge as well. When the effort is superficial, bad things may happen.
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ODF and the Process of SuperIntegration/Creation

OpenDocument and OOXMLThe ODF - Microsoft face off is good theater, but it's also an excellent example of how the Web and the Internet allow a range of opinions to emerge, become synthesized, and then result in action and innovation: a process one might call "SuperIntegration/Creation"
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ODF Notes and Reports From All Over [Installment II]

OpenDocument and OOXMLHere's another edition of ODF Notes and Reports From All Over, with corporate announcements, state CIO interview answers, and more
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First Public Statements from Armonk Meeting (and supporting details)

OpenDocument and OOXMLIBM gives its first interview on the Armonk ODF meeting. Here's the context, and further details.
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ODF Update: Notes and Reports from All Over

OpenDocument and OOXMLWhat's happened since the Armonk meeting, what will happen next, and where things stand (or not) on Beacon Hill.
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More on Friday's ODF Summit Meeting in Armonk

OpenDocument and OOXMLIn this second report from the ODF Summit Meeting in Armonk I report on Peter Quinn's account of the past history of his efforts to reform the Commonwealth's IT infrastructure, the present challenges to those efforts, and the future that he is confident will follow.
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First Report from Armonk ODF Meeting The ODF Train is Leaving the Station

OpenDocument and OOXMLThis will be the first of several reports on the results of the historic IBM/Sun sponsored ODF meeting held in Armonk today. Look for lots more to come in the week ahead.
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The Fix is in on ODF

OpenDocument and OOXMLIf you've been wondering when the axe would fall on the Massachusetts effort to adopt ODF - now we know. And it's a big -- and potentially lethal -- one.
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Summary of Massachusetts ODF Hearing and Live Blogcast Text in Detail

OpenDocument and OOXMLHere is an almost word for word transcript of the Oct. 31 MA hearing. There were a number of developments.