From E-Gov to Connected Governance | Introduction
Brand Niemann Mills Davis
Brand Niemann is a senior enterprise architect at the Mills Davis is founder and managing director of
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, Project10X, a research consultancy that specializes in
DC, where he works on Web 2.0/3.0 and co-leads next internet semantic technologies, applications,
with Mills Davis, Semantic Communities dot Net, that infrastructure, markets, business models, strategy,
provides Web 2.0 and 3.0 infrastructure and support and advanced solution development. Mills is active in
to a number of communities of practice and hosts a both government and industry-wide technology
series of workshops / webinars introducing Web 2.0 initiatives that are advancing cloud computing, Web
and Web 3.0 semantic technologies to government in 2.0 and Web 3.0 semantic technologies.
the context of speciﬁc problems.
Mills directs the Semantic Wave research program,
and the Semantic Exchange industry education
initiative. He co-leads, with Brand Niemann (EPA), the
Semantic Communities initiative that works with
communities of interest and communities of practice in
both public and private sectors to implement
community-based collaborative solutions for research,
resource networking, policy making, information
sharing, knowledge management, multi-channel
communication, and connected governance.