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It takes more than technology to make some tech projects succeed. It requires diplomacy, dedication, perseverance, a willingness to embrace change, and the vision to come up with new ways to solve old problems.
When the Allegheny County Department of Human Services teamed with MAYA Design in June 2004, it hoped to create a data warehouse for the thousands of service providers in the Pittsburgh metro area. But they ended up creating something much bigger: a new model for building communities around information.
HumanServices.net is a gateway to an "Information Commons" -- a distributed database that brings together a wide range of information and data types into a …