Leading NASA’s Space Technology Research: Insights from Dr. Bobby Braun, NASA Chief Technologist

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - 15:25
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 14:44
Cutting edge technology and innovation is more important today than ever before, as NASA develops missions of increasing complexity to understand the Earth, our solar system, and the universe. We spoke with Dr. Bobby Braun, Chief Technologist at NASA, who was a guest on The Business of Government Hour about NASA’s space technology program, its focus on research and development, forging disruptive innovation, and making a difference for the future. I share with you some of his insights from our conversation. 

Vice Admiral Jack Dorsett: Strengthening the U.S. Navy’s Information Dominance for the 21st Century

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 - 15:45
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 11:47
In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. Whether in business or defending the nation, information can act as a serious differentiator for those who leverage it and use it to their competitive advantage. The U.S.

A Conversation on Government Technology with Vance Hitch, Richard Spires, Dave Bowen, Dave McClure, and Dr. Bobby Bruan

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 - 14:59
Join us for a conversation with government technology leaders on the intersection of technology and government mission.
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Join us for a conversation with government technology leaders on the intersection of technology and government mission.

Buying IT, Part 2: It’s the People

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 - 13:46
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 13:37
The IT Reform policies announced by OMB Deputy Director Jeffrey Zients and Federal CIO Vivek Kundra two weeks ago continue to have an impact on the IT community and beyond.  Their strategy drew in good measure from government and industry recommendations, one of the most prominent of which was a study by the TechAmerica Foundation, entitled “Government Technology Opportunity in the 21st Century” (www.techamericafoundation/gto21) (I served as an advisor to the Commission). 

Innovation That Matters

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 - 14:05
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The federal government, led by the Obama administration, state and local governments, nonprofits, and leading private sector companies all seek ways to harness the advantages of innovation. The challenges faced by government in this environment are not new—business and technology managers have long sought to optimize how information technology (IT) supports their mission at reduced overall cost. Today, however, radical advances in computing power offer an unprecedented opportunity to reshape information and service delivery for citizens, while also streamlining program operations.

Frank B. Strickland

Friday, October 15th, 2010 - 7:31
Frank B. Strickland is a Senior Fellow Emeritus with the IBM Center for The Business of Government.

Realizing Value Driven e-Health Solutions

Saturday, October 9th, 2010 - 23:00
As is well known, health care remains one of the most pressing issues facing us today. The U.S. health care system continues down what most experts have concluded to be an unsustainable path, mired by ever-increasing costs, inconsistent quality, and access pressures. The U.S. spends over $2 trillion on medical care annually which, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), represents about 2.4 times the average of other OECD countries.

Harvey Koeppel

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 - 15:10
Harvey Koeppel is Executive Director of the Center for CIO Leadership. In this capacity, Harvey sets the Center’s strategy and directs internaland external operations. He also serves as Chairman of the Center’s Advisory Committee.

Ivan Handler

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 - 13:04
Ivan Handler, Chief Information Officer, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Ivan Handler is the Chief Information Officer of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, where he started in 2005. Ivan started with technology at age 14 when he was sent to learn Fortran II at IIT, and has been in the technology consulting field since the mid 1970's. He is ABD in Algebraic Topology from the University of Illinois at Chicago

Daniel B. Prieto

Monday, September 20th, 2010 - 9:28
Daniel B. Prieto has worked for two decades in the private sector, government, and academia at the intersection of technology, public policy, and national and homeland security issues.  He is Vice President and lead for IBM's Public Sector Strategy & Innovation consulting practice.  He also leads corporate development and thought leadership campaigns in the areas of "smarter government", cybersecurity, homeland security, and healthcare for IBM’s U.S. Public Sector division.
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