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Cloud Computing Thoughts – Part II

November 11th, 2010 · No Comments · cloud computing, government business

In my previous entry regarding Cloud Computing, I discussed briefly one of the major reasons why organizations are turning to the cloud, saving costs. I pointed out some of the issues involved in achievable that goal. While I also consider the possibility of cost savings associated with Cloud Computing important, I believe other implications are […]

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Cloud Computing Panel at the Cloud Computing Summit

May 6th, 2010 · No Comments · cloud computing, government 2.0, presentations

There was a joke that circulated years ago that if you wanted to get additional budget for IT you just said it was for ‘The Internet’. No one was quite clear as to what they would do, but they knew they wanted to be on, or in, or connected to it. In the Pentagon that […]

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DISA and Open-Source

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments · government 2.0

In an earlier post, I talked about the radio show Countdown hosted by Francis Rose on WFED at 2pm Friday’s. The deal was that Francis would have three people select their top Government-related stories of the week and present them in sort of a Casey Kasem 3-2-1 countdown. I was on January 15th, you can […]

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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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Government 2.0—Fact or Fiction?

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · government 2.0

This is a copy of the article that I wrote for the Public Manager, reprinted here with their permission, originally published October, 2008 ; http://thepublicmanager.org/cs/blogs/featured/archive/2008/10/14/government-2-0-fact-or-fiction.aspx. I, and the other authors that contributed similar articles making predictions and/or providing some thoughts about the then upcoming Obama Administration, are in the process of writing brief updates based on […]

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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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