fbpx

blog

2
164
Wednesday, January 1, 2009

Obama Administration CTO Top Suggestions

Check out the top vote getters for suggestions to the nations’s first CTO!

#5 with 5,835 votes

Open Government Data (APIs, XML, RSS) We can unleash a wave of civic innovation if we open up government data to programmers. The government has a treasure trove of information: legislation, budgets, voter files, campaign finance data, census data, etc. Let’s STANDARDIZE, STRUCTURE, and OPEN up this data.

#4 with 6,460 votes

Complete the job on metrication that Ronald Reagan defunded The government has failed to take the lead on completing the task of moving the country completely to the SI metric system. George H.W. Bush tried to do something about it, but gave the bureaucrats an easy out. Failure to follow the same measurement standards as the rest of the world is costing US industry something like $1 trillion per year.

#3 with 8,454 votes

Repeal the Digital Milennium Copyright Act (DMCA) It is evident that the framers of the infamous Digital Millenium Copyright Act intended it to have a transformative effect on the public and legal perception of intellectual property. In the attempt to develop a fully-realized definition of what constitutes infringement, fair use, and the rights of users in the consumption of digital works, the DMCA has had quite the opposite effect by institutionalizing considerable legal ambiguity. The recent spat between the John McCain presidential campaign and YouTube has demonstrated that both practitioners of law and a leading supporter of the DMCA are no closer to understanding the controversial law than the general populace.With so much confusion and abuse surrounding the DMCA, isn’t it time we start over and take a fresh approach to intellectual property that doesn’t irreconcilably tip the scales in favor of big media?

#2 with 10,105 votes

ensure our privacy and repeal the patriot act. The patriot act had many sub-ordinate clauses that strip away our privacy as American citizens. These were shoehorned in as an effort to protect us, while they in fact strip us of certain rights to privacy as citizens. Lets protect our nation while ensuring confidence and privacy to our citizens.

And #1 with 12,957 votes

Ensure the Internet is widely accessible & network neutral
The Internet is one of the most valuable technical resources in America. In order to continue the amazing growth and utility of the Internet, the CTO’s policies should:
Improve accessibility in remote and depressed areas.
Maintain a carrier and content neutral network.
Foster a competitive and entrepreneurial business environment.

The only suggestion with “cloud” had 9 votes

Establish the “gov cloud” for commodity computing
Why keep separate email servers across Federal government? Why keep data servers in downtown DC, some located in a flood plain? Why not centralize management of, and provide ubiquitous access to: email, portals, collaboration sites, expertise profiles, etc.?

Follow me at https://Twitter.com/Kevin_Jackson

LEAVE A COMMENT

Name*
E-mail*
Phone number*
Your Message
user profile image
10 years ago

Anonymous

^^Thanks!!

婚前徵信婚姻感情大陸抓姦外遇抓姦法律諮詢家暴婚前徵信尋人感情挽回大陸抓姦離婚工商徵信婚前徵信外遇抓姦感情挽回尋人大陸抓姦離婚家暴工商徵信法律諮詢跟蹤工商徵信婚前徵信感情挽回外遇抓姦法律諮詢家暴尋人大陸抓姦離婚大陸抓姦外遇尋人家暴工商徵信法律諮詢家暴感情挽回大陸抓姦外遇婚前徵信離婚尋人工商徵信外遇抓姦法律諮詢家暴婚前徵信大陸抓姦尋人感情挽回外遇抓姦婚前徵信感情挽回尋人大陸抓姦工商徵信法律諮詢離婚家暴工商徵信外遇抓姦法律諮詢家暴婚前徵信尋人感情挽回大陸抓姦離婚婚前徵信工商徵信外遇抓姦尋人離婚家暴大陸抓姦感情挽回法律諮詢離婚感情挽回婚前徵信外遇抓姦家暴尋人工商徵信外遇抓姦法律諮詢家暴婚前徵信尋人感情挽回">徵大陸抓姦離婚婚前徵信工商徵信外遇抓姦尋人離婚家暴大陸抓姦感情挽回法律諮詢

Reply
user profile image
10 years ago

Eldon

The CTO will be charged with ensuring that agencies “have the right infrastructure, policies and services for the 21st century” and will lead an interagency effort to “ensure that they use best-in-class technologies.”

Microsoft would like to know…Who you think Obama will appoint?…What do you think are the top priorities for our nation’s first CTO?

Give us your opinion by adding comments to Microsoft’s FutureFed blog ( http://blogs.msdn.com/uspublicsector/default.aspx )

Reply

Latest posts

0
2677

The IoT Nexus: Bosch Connected World 2019 in Berlin

Next week, I will be influencing #LikeABosch as I accept an invitation from the company to attend Bosch ConnectedWorl...

0
423

Survive and Thrive With Digital Transformation

First cloud computing then multi-cloud. How can we get ahead of this digital transformation nightmare? These are the ...

0
229

The “George Jetson” of Today

He grew up in Silicon Valley, landed his first job at Apple Computers, was introduced to Nobel Prize winners by his d...

0
820

MWC19: Where Telecommunications and Cloud Meet

As a cloud solution architect, my passion is learning the details about how cloud computing uniquely supports specifi...

0
279

Tulane University SoPA Selects “Architechting Cloud Computing Solutions”

Last week, Packt Publishing announced that “Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions” by Kevin L. Jackson a...

0
504

5G Wireless Technology Connecting Healthcare

Healthcare is in the middle of massive change. Called digital transformation by many, this term describes the industr...

0
473

Maria Lensing: The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future

As a girl, Maria and her family traveled to Memphis, Tennessee to get cancer treatment for her sick brother. The mira...

0
1496

How “Big Iron” Does “Big Regulation”

According to Verizon, there were over there were over 53,000 security incidents in 2017, with over 2,200 of those ide...

0
1915

Mainframe Synergies for Digital Transformation

In July  of 2018, Broadcom announced its intentions to acquire CA Technologies. In the press release, Hock Tan, Presi...

0
563

2018 AT&T Business Summit: Security “in” and “of” the Cloud

While public cloud is undoubtedly an outsized piece of the conversation, news headlines of the latest data breach can...