Consolidation enables open source software strategy‏

When the Legislature and the Governor approved the consolidation of Oklahoma’s state information technology infrastructure, they created a series of opportunities for cost savings and efficiency. Many of those involved in the approval of the policy probably did not even begin to realize the many different ways these opportunities would present themselves. Here is just […]

Want to limit lobbyist power? Shrink the size of government!‏

I really enjoy watching political documentaries. I recently watched, The Best Government Money Can Buy. This documentary does a great job showing the considerable influence of lobbyists over the development and implementation of policy. It also clearly demonstrates some of the constitutional and practical barriers to various proposals designed to limit the power of special […]

What is Next?

In my last update I described the conclusion of this year’s interim study process that occurred one week ago on Thursday. I wrote about the hearings that demonstrated the increasingly rapid application of our government reform proposals and the millions of dollars of savings that are starting to be realized.