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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

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July 18th 2012:Open Government: Game-changer yet?

Open government. Transparency, participation, collaboration. Sounds good on paper, but is it a true game-changer yet? Our experts say: Dr. Natalie Helbig: “Opening government is a perfect storm, but we don’t know whether it will just be a lot of data or a sustained and meaningful change in the way we govern and are governed." Russ LeFevre: "Technologies exist to enable open government. This ‘genie’ is out of the bottle. What needs to change is policy, culture and the will of government leaders to champion and sustain change.” Jeanne Holm: “With the international ontology for space, we are t

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Natalie Helbig

Dr. Natalie Helbig is a senior research associate at the Center for Technology in Government at SUNY Albany. She is currently engaged in a number of projects looking at the use of information to improve governance and the author of a number of articles examining the changes opening government is bringing to public management. She teaches courses in Public Administration and Public Management at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.
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Russ LeFevre

Russ LeFevre is Vice President, Industry Marketing for SAP, managing a team responsible for global go-to-market strategy and marketing program content for multiple industries, spanning public sector, education, defense, healthcare, oil and gas, utilities and mining. Russ has over 24 years of business development, strategy, marketing, sales and management experience with information technology providers, from entrepreneurial start-ups to established, large companies. Prior to SAP, he worked at PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, and H.T.E.. He began his career working for the U.S. federal government and formerly held a Top Secret Clearance. A frequent speaker on government policy, management and techno
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Jeanne Holm

Jeanne Holm, Evangelist for Data.Gov (open government flagship project for the White House, managed by GSA), leads collaboration and builds communities with the public, educators, developers, and international and state governments in using open government data. She is Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, driving innovation through social media, virtual worlds, gaming, ontologies, and collaborative systems, including the award-winning NASA public portal (www.nasa.gov) and pioneering knowledge architectures within DoD. Jeanne is a Fellow of the United Nations International Academy of Astronautics and a Distinguished Instructor at UCLA, with over 130 publications. She
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David Nero

David Nero is Director of Technology for the City of Boston Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT). DoIT is the City of Boston’s enterprise technology organization that provides solutions to empower business partners across City departments and deliver services more efficiently and effectively. DoIT is focused on connecting the City, engaging and empowering citizens, improving business processes, working collaboratively and continuously innovating. David’s role allows him to cross all facets of the organization and provide leadership in developing strategies for business solutions and core technology investments. He participates actively in driving critical projects to successful com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 25/10/2017 08:00 25/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Open government. Transparency, participation, collaboration. Sounds good on paper, but is it a true game-changer yet? Our experts say: Dr. Natalie Helbig: “Opening government is a perfect storm, but we don’t know whether it will just be a lot of data or a sustained and meaningful change in the way we govern and are governed." Russ LeFevre: "Technologies exist to enable open government. This ‘genie’ is out of the bottle. What needs to change is policy, culture and the will of government leaders to champion and sustain change.” Jeanne Holm: “With the international ontology for space, we are trying to create the framework by which we can share data about any mission, any project that the governments are interested in having us collaborate on....so the whole world is a global space community.” David Nero: “The City of Boston has made significant investments during the past 5 years to uplift its technology and business solutions portfolio.” Join us for Open Government: Game-changer yet? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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