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The Beginnings of Information Technology 3.0

December 8th, 2014 · No Comments · government 2.0, technology

In order to talk about Information Technology 3.0, it is necessary to explain what I mean by Information Technologies 1.0 and 2.0. The first generation of Information Technology focused on replacing what was already in place by something more efficient and faster, but substantially the same in function. Thus computers initially, even though the beginnings […]

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Federal Cloud Computing Summit

December 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · amarc, government 2.0

AMARC, www.amarcedu.org, is hosting our next Federal Cloud Computing Summit, http://www.cloudfedsummit.com/, December 17 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington DC. We will have panels on Innovation Today, Cloud Acquisition Solutions, Security Harmonization, and one I will moderate about Cloud Computing futures. In addition, we will have a presentation from Mitre of their Cloud Collaboration […]

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AFCEA Bethesda Mobility Technology Symposium, AMARC is an Educational Partner

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · afcea, amarc, government, government 2.0, mobility, technology

Please join AFCEA Bethesda and the Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center (AMARC) at the Mobility Technology Symposium to be held on August 8, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. This half-day education forum will go beyond the business case for mobility and look at how agencies are developing and implementing emerging mobile technology […]

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Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center (AMARC) – WebSite Is Up

April 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment · amarc, government 2.0, government business, mobility, technology

One of the two major areas of focus for me these days is AMARC. I am working with Tom Suder, the President of MobileGov on setting AMARC up. We just finished setting up our webpage, www.amarcedu.org. We are in the process of creating an Advisory Board consisting of Academic, Government, and Corporate members to provide […]

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Status Update

March 28th, 2013 · No Comments · government, government 2.0, government business, mobility, technology

I thought it might be useful to talk a little bit about what I am doing. At this point in my career, my interests revolve around how to improve the provisioning of services and products to the Government on one hand and the ability of Government to make use of these products and services more […]

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Federal News Countdown – February 1st

February 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · CIO, government 2.0, technology, telework

I was, to my continual amazement, invited back again to be on the Federal news Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, on WFED, on the AM dial at 1500. During the show two guests go over their top three Federal news stories of the week, starting with their third most important, then their second and finally […]

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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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Federal Countdown – October 5th

October 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · big data, government 2.0, government business, technology

Every now and again, I get invited to appear on the Federal Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, Friday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm on WFED radio. The focus of the show is to have two guests select their three most important stories about the Federal Government. The third most important article is discussed by each […]

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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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Teaching vs Hosting a Party

March 12th, 2012 · No Comments · government 2.0, social networking

In the February 1, 2012, Harvard Business Review, there was an analogy used to discuss the impact of social media on an organization which I thought was pretty useful. Gerry Eberstadt, the CEO and founder of Turnto Networks,  compared the difference between teaching a class and hosting a party. In both everyone is in the […]

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