January 29, 2013 By News Staff
When it comes to emerging technologies, scientists, politicians, journalists and bloggers have 40 intriguing predictions about the shape of the world from 2013 to 2150, as shown on the following BBC Future infographic -- such as Google acquiring Pinterest before year's end.
What else can we expect? The use of digital currency and by 2022, the iPhone 15. See what else is most likely (and least likely) to occur in tech over the next 100-plus years below:
This Digital Communities white paper highlights discussions with IT officials in four counties that have adopted shared services models. Our aim was to learn about the obstacles these governments have faced when it comes to shared services and what it takes to overcome those roadblocks. We also spoke with several members of the IT industry who have thought long and hard about these issues. The paper offers some best practices for shared government-to-government services, but also points out challenges that government and industry still must overcome before this model gains widespread adoption.