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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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Everything Without Wires

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · mobility, sensors, technology

One of the great things about teaching classes is how much one learns from the students. I have been teaching a capstone graduate class at the University of Maryland University College, UMUC, http://www.umuc.edu/, about the Management of Technology and Innovation for a number of years. One of the running threads culminating in a discussion in the […]

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My Slides from the University of Maryland University College 2010 Annual Cybersecurity and Homeland Defense Symposium

June 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · cyber-security, presentations, scada, sensors

Last month I was the keynote speaker at the University of Maryland University College 2010 Annual Cybersecurity and Homeland Defense Symposium and Job Fair, http://www.umuc.edu/securitystudies/cybersymposium_agenda.shtml. A few people asked me to post my presentation, but I have found that my current job as the COO at Powertek Corporation has caused me to miss many of […]

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Technologies to Watch in 2010

December 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment · government 2.0, government business, sensors

Recently Wyatt Kash, the Editor in Chief for both Government Computer News and Defense Systems, wrote me a note saying that GCN was working on an article about technologies to watch in 2010 and that he wanted my two cents. Naturally I had more than two cents worth of thoughts about the issue and most […]

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Final Version of SCADA Presentation

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments · cyber-security, government 2.0, government business, scada, sensors

This is the final version of the SCADA presentation I made yesterday at the Security SCADA Summit, http://www.iqpc.com/Event.aspx?id=223390. Secure SCADA – Dec 2009 a The presentation consists of two parts. Part I was prepared by me and talks about the economic basis associated with the impact of the Internet, wanders through a number of topics […]

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SCADA Conference Presentation

December 6th, 2009 · No Comments · cyber-security, government 2.0, government business, presentations, scada, sensors

I am one of two representatives from CSC speaking at a SCADA Conference on Tuesday. My focus, as usual, will be on the strategic reasons behind the movement to SCADA. Oops, perhaps I should back up. SCADA is an abbreviation for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. It usually is used as a catch-all term dealing with […]

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Sensor Technology

September 7th, 2009 · No Comments · sensors

This Week  Before I get to the topic of this blog entry, sensors, I wanted to mention that I have been privileged to play a small role in the Government 2.0 Expo, www.gov2expo.com, occurring Tuesday, September 8th, and the  Government 2.0 Summit, www.gov2summit.com, occurring Wednesday and Thursday, all at the DC Convention Center.  The fact […]

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