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Everything As A Service

January 28th, 2015 · No Comments · CIO, cloud computing, technology

Recently I was on the DorobekINSIDER LIVE show along with Sean Herron, Product Lead and Developer at 18F; and Richard Beutel, Senior Advisor and Counsel for Acquisition Policy House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The link to the show is here. The attitude to Cloud has changed dramatically since I was the CIO at the […]

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My Top Three Articles Relating to the Federal Government From Last Friday

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · big data, cloud computing, current events, cyber-security, data, government, sensors, technology

On Friday, October 24, I was on the Federal News Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, along with Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs for Shaw, Bransford and Roth. You can hear the show, and see a picture of an old, bald guy standing next to Jenny, here. The format of the show is each guest […]

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Federal Cloud Summit Panel I Moderated

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments · cloud computing, technology

I moderated a panel about the Future of Cloud Computing July 9 at the Federal Cloud Computing Summit. The three excellent panelists were: Amol Deshpande, an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, Grace Lewis, a Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon, University, and John Messina, […]

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Federal Cloud Computing Summit Visionary Panel – Tomorrow July 9th

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · amarc, cloud computing, technology

I will be moderating a panel about the Future of Cloud Computing at the Federal Cloud Computing Summit tomorrow July 9th at the Ronald Reagan Building starting at 2:45. It should be a great panel with professors from the University of Maryland College Park, Amol Deshpande, from their Cloud Computing Center and from the Software […]

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Federal Cloud Computing Summit – Great Fun

December 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · amarc, cloud computing

The Federal Cloud Computing Summit, held earlier this week, was a rousing success; great attendance and interesting panels. It was an honor for the Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center, AMARC, to host the Summit.

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Department of the Interior and the Cloud

August 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · cloud computing

An interesting article in InformationWeek Government about DOI’s plans for cloud computing: The Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) decision to invest as much as $10 billion to migrate its IT operations to the cloud, through a set of 10 competing contracts, is perhaps the most significant example yet of how central cloud computing is becoming […]

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AMARC Update

June 26th, 2013 · No Comments · amarc, cloud computing, cyber-security, technology

As some of you know, Tom Suder and I have setup a non-profit called the Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center or AMARC, www.amarcedu.org. AMARC’s three broad goals are to: Increase the efficiency and optimize the delivery of government services in the US at all levels through the utilization of mobile communications technology Implement such efficiency […]

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Software Defined Virtual Networking (SDN), Nicera

April 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment · big data, cloud computing, government business, technology

I recently participated in a discussion with the networking team at VMware about network virtualization and specifically Software Defined Virtual Networking (SDN) which will support the efforts to virtualize servers and enable the centralization of data centers. From what I have seen SDN has the potential to change the way cloud services are implemented and […]

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Big Data – Is It A Big Deal?

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · big data, cloud computing, government 2.0, government business

<published earlier by FedScoop, http://fedscoop.com/big-data-is-it-a-big-deal/> In our increasingly fast-paced world, the buzz-word du jour, Big Data, looks like a winner of the fastest transition from cool, new, vacuous, poorly-defined concept to mainstream acceptance and implementation. A year or two ago if you had mentioned Hadoop, listeners would have thought you had the hiccups (or had […]

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Thoughts On Technology Futures

August 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0, government business, technology

For the last two year’s I have written, or largely written, the Powertek Corporation, www.powertekcorporation.com, response to a SmartCEO, http://www.smartceo.com/, set of questions associated with where Powertek is positioned technically and what that means to the company. While preparing this year’s, I looked at what I had written in 2011 and by golly, much of what […]

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