June 30, 2003

Euro Decisions

I spent this morning visiting Init AB, one of Cape Clear's partners in Sweden. They are doing some really interesting work on a project with the government to make publicly available the results of the Swedish referendum on whether to adopt the Euro. Voting is happening on 4th September 2003, and Init are developing and running a web service to allow newspapers and media companies to access the results in real time. That's a pretty cool application to my mind! Governments around the world seem to be really getting into all this XML and Web Services stuff in a big way.

Entry categories: Cape Clear Web Services XML
Posted by Jorgen Thelin at June 30, 2003 09:00 AM - [PermaLink]
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Democracy Via Web Services
Excerpt: More evidence of just how real and all pervasive Web Services have now become - The results of this weeks Swedish Euro Referendum were delivered in real time using XML Web Services. Having played a small part in helping to organize this while I worked...
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