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The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has recently published an updated Open Government Plan for 2012-2014 designed to guide their efforts “in transparency, participation, and collaboration”. Although I can’t agree with the transparency, participation, and collaboration mantra for all government organizations, I believe that NARA always puts its best foot forward. Unlike some other […]

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Sandy on May 11th, 2012

These days cloud computing is a hot topic and big business. Until very recently I was a skeptic on the subject of storing my files somewhere out there… Some of the many questions that came to mind were: Is it safe? Is this going to cost me a lot of money? Will it start out […]

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Sandy on April 30th, 2012

I’m a little late with this one since it was announced on April 24. Just in case there are some folks who haven’t heard yet, Google has introduced Google Drive. You get 5 GB for free and if you want to upgrade to 25 GB it costs $2.49 a month. That’s a lot of space […]

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is preparing to introduce a new cloud-based storage service called Google Drive, which is a potential rebrand of Google documents. Expectations are set for the Google Drive to rival the very popular cloud storage provider Dropbox,Inc. Google currently provides ample storage space of emails and attachments, but Google Drive will […]

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Microsoft Office launched 365 today. It’s the online version of its popular software suite of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc. and used every day by millions of people worldwide and a rival for Google Apps. The application has been beta tested since October and is designed to allow users to collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and […]

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