In eight weeks, 40 applications were built, including a parking application that had previously been done in Excel, and a printer dashboard to tell them when a printer was running out of toner. The program also led to the development of survey tools, memo generators, and an online tool that replaced paper-based goods and services processing.
â€”Â White House CIO’s first 40 days included ‘worst day’ ever, Computer World. Comment l’Ã©tat dÃ©plorable du parc informatique de la Maison Blanche Ã l’arrivÃ© d’Obama (ils avaient encore des ordis Ã disquettes) a poussÃ© le nouveau responsable informatique Ã faire une rÃ©volution en 40 jours. [via]