Submitted by rthomas on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:40
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.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:16
Blog Co-Author: Haynes Cooney
Submitted by rthomas on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:55
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.
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:16
Submitted by rthomas on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 16:44
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).
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:45
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:39
Blog Contributing Author: Haynes Cooney, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
This week, the Office of Management and Budget will release its initial budget request to Congress for FY 2018 – following the general timeline that is customary with a change in Administration. The initial request will be followed by a more detailed presentation to the Congress later this spring.
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:57
One way the government can become more efficient and effectively managed is through what we’re calling A Dynamic Shared Service Delivery Model, to show constant change and improvement. Before we dive into the specifics of the shared service model, let’s explore a representative example of the “21st Century” technology service model.
Shared Service Market Size
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:57
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.
Submitted by cmasingo on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:27
While virtual reality has many applications, which were explored in part one of this series, the potential for virtual reality is bound by the need for a user to be completely immersed in a simulated world. Augmented reality, on the other hand, blends the real world with computer-generated components in a way that the two can seamlessly interact. Augmented reality can move with you and can be accessible to anyone with a smart phone.