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Sunday, November 13th, 2005 @ 01:01 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,564

The 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.

Thursday, November 10th, 2005 @ 01:02 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,475

The 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"

Thursday, November 10th, 2005 @ 12:55 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,552

Here's another edition of ODF Notes and Reports From All Over, with corporate announcements, state CIO interview answers, and more

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005 @ 01:14 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,381

IBM gives its first interview on the Armonk ODF meeting. Here's the context, and further details.

Monday, November 7th, 2005 @ 01:22 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,647

What's happened since the Armonk meeting, what will happen next, and where things stand (or not) on Beacon Hill.

Saturday, November 5th, 2005 @ 01:15 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,561

In 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.

Friday, November 4th, 2005 @ 01:18 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 4,118

This 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.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 @ 01:20 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 8,910

If 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.

Monday, October 31st, 2005 @ 01:27 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 4,334

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

Sunday, October 30th, 2005 @ 01:28 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,461

An article by the Globe's Hiawatha Bray gets many details wrong, but provides the last warmup for Monday's ODF hearing.