Profile of Jonathan FeldmanCIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Jonathan Feldman is Chief Information Officer for the City of Asheville, North Carolina, where his business background and work as an InformationWeek columnist have helped him to innovate in government through better practices in business technology, process, and human resources management. Asheville is a rapidly growing and popular city; it has been named a Fodor top travel destination, and is the site of many new breweries, including New Belgium's east coast expansion. During Jonathan's leadership, the City has been recognized nationally and internationally (including the International Economic Development Council New Media, Government Innovation Grant, and the GMIS Best Practices awards) for improving services to citizens and reducing expenses through new practices and technology. He is active in the IT, startup and open data communities, was named a "Top 100 CIO to follow" by the Huffington Post, and is a co-author of Code For America's book, Beyond Transparency. Learn more about Jonathan at Feldman.org.
Articles by Jonathan Feldman
posted in March 2009
In a move that some may look at as an admission of defeat, Amazon.com has made its proprietary, expensive, and single-use hardware Kindle platform available as a free app on the proprietary, expensive, and multiuse iPhone. Since the Feldmonster is an admitted iPhone addict and a reading junkie, naturally I jumped right on it. The verdict? It's pretty cool, and if you like the Kindle store selection, it's just what Dr. iPhone ordered. Still, it has a few warts. Read on.