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GSA Planning to End Its HR Shared Services

September 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · government, government business

An interesting article by Jason Miller from Federal News Radio, http://www.federalnewsradio.com/145/3451148/GSA-plans-to-stop-providing-HR-shared-services. GSA provides HR services to 40 agencies, per the article, covering approximately 30,000 employees, of which 18,000 are GSA employees. Private companies have, in some cases, outsourced capabilities that were not ‘core’ to their value-add in the marketplace. They do so because it allows their […]

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Enterprise IT Architect Job Opportunity

May 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · ESEM Consulting LLC, government, government business, technology

A company i am working with has an opening for an Enterprise IT Architect who will work on-site for a Government agency in Washington DC. Details are below the ‘fold’. If interested, drop me a note with your resume at dmintz@esemconsulting.com and I’ll pass it on.

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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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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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ESEM Consulting LLC

February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · ESEM Consulting LLC, government business, technology

It’s great when what you do best and enjoy most are the same thing.  In my case, helping people and organizations become the best they can be really does it. Achieving organizational and business success gives me personal pleasure and carries through to all aspects of life. It was with this in mind that I […]

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Some Comments On Presidential Transitions – govloop

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments · government business, technology

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Chris Dorobek about process issues associated with the currently in-process Presidential transition. The interview was published at: http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/former-cio-of-dot-speaks-on-the-transition which includes a link to the audio of the interview plus a summary write-up.

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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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