Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2010
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Edmonton’s tech-savvy chief information officer is making the City of Champions a little more user-friendly. And by doing that, Chris Moore strongly believes in helping local software developers by giving them some work. Moore helped the city cut down on expensive IT costs as his department invested in open source applications instead of relying on apps from Microsoft. Moore’s department is also turning Edmonton into a 3-D virtual world on the web by showcasing it on Second Life this summer. The move could mean big bucks for tourism.