Category Archives: Web Services

Platform independent technology for data exchange and collaboration.

Maximum value from human services IT

In 2012, the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) released a 20 page report, Achieving Maximum Value from HHS IT Systems. This report, co-authored with Microsoft, summarizes challenges and and best practice solutions to transforming human service IT. 35 states … Continue reading

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Users may want your news more than your web page

It’s not easy staying in touch with your favourite web site — bookmarks, email newsletters, notification agents, search results, shared tags and the increasingly popular RSS (and Atom) syndication are some of the more common techniques. Each demands a certain … Continue reading

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Blogs – An organizational perspective

Web logs or blogs provide organizations with instant communication and information sharing to their stakeholders. The range of items covered can be as broad as the organizational mission and the tone as informal or formal as comfortable. Blogging provides unique … Continue reading

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Blogs – A user’s perspective

Blogs can be for individuals or for teams. Group blogs are a great way to keep everyone up to speed on project progress, on current events, and on new ideas. Whether an individual or a team blog, users with permission … Continue reading

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Pioneering SOA demo

The attached document Collaborating with Web Services explains a web services demonstration no longer available online. What you are experiencing is one of the first, if not the first, implementation of ‘service-oriented architecture’ (SOA) to a public services online system. … Continue reading

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Social Services Database

Earlier this year there was a conversational thread about online databases for the social services. List members interested in this topic might be interested in viewing a fully functioning Community Asset prototype done by ITScooperative. ITScooperative joined together with the … Continue reading

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