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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 Teleworking

February 11th, 2012 · No Comments · cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0, social networking, technology, telework

I teach a class at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) about the future of Information Technology. One of the great things about doing this is how much I learn each semester, I find I always gain much, much more than I bring to the class (pointed out to me by the observant students […]

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Why Is A Raven Like A Writing Desk or How I Literally Married the Internet

January 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · cloud computing, history, life, social networking, technology

I find myself these days on a regular basis having discussions, for one reason or another, about the impact of Information Technology and inevitably the Internet on organizations, life, society, culture, and in general, the individuals having the conversation. About a decade ago, the first time I remember having this discussion with a friend of […]

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