National Health IT Week

This is National Health IT Week, an annual forum where public and private sector organizations unite to promote the common goal of interoperable health IT adoption. National Health IT Week brings together key healthcare constituents — information technology firms, healthcare providers, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, and consumer …

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Models of CTOs: which role matches your business needs?

In his classic work describing the state of the Chief Technology Officer discipline ”The Role of the CTO”, Tom Berray of Cabot Consultants articulates four models of CTOs: The Infrastructure Manager The Big Thinker The Technology Visionary and Operations Manager The External-facing Technologist These well defined models were based on …

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Top Government CIOs Speak to Packed Room

A capacity crowd filled the Skyline Room at the Tower Club on June 3rd. Over 60 Washington area executives converged to see ExecutiveBiz’s CIO Expert Panel event in our popular Government IT Series. This event, made possible by Peter Ostrow of Technical Communities, brought together some of the leading CIO …

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Stanley, Inc. to Acquire Oberon Associates

Today’s announcement that Stanley, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Oberon Associates, Inc. for approximately $170 million in cash brings together two high-fliers that have experienced significant growth and success in the past few years. Stanley, a leading systems integrator to the U.S. Federal government, has swelled …

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Mr. Lockheed has passed on, but Skunk Works endures

In the bowels of today’s American corporate culture that prides itself on innovation and autonomy, “Skunk Works” may not be considered a revolutionary concept. But when Skunk Works® was coined in 1943 by an engineer at Lockheed Martin to describe its Advanced Development Programs responsible for advanced aircraft design, it …

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Jeff Handy of Fulcrum IT

As president of Fulcrum IT Services Company, Jeff Handy oversees the company’s growth in the technical services arena. In the following Q&A, Handy talks about Fulcrum’s long-term growth initiatives on behalf of defense, civilian, intelligence and commercial customers. What is your background? Jeff Handy: My personal background is engineering. I …

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Wes Cruver talks about KZO Innovations

Some 25-year-olds are just getting started in their careers. Not Wes Cruver. At the tender age of 11, he co-founded a non-profit company called Kidz Online, which focused on video technology. Then, in 2007, after 15 years of pioneering work in the video market, Cruver decided to start a new …

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George Schindler, president of CGI Federal

As president of CGI Federal, George Schindler leads a team that leverages market-leading services and offerings into a managed services model in conjunction with federal government partners. The results speak for themselves; CGI is tracking to double digit growth for this fiscal year. But Schindler has even bigger plans for …

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Washington Technology Magazine Lets You Be Editor

Some of you might recall when Time Magazine named YOU as their person of the year for 2006. My brother was applying for jobs at the time, and I suggested (partly in jest) that he should add to the resume that he was named Time’s person of the year for …

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Time to enter the blogosphere?

If you’ve got clients in the federal space, a Federal Computer Week piece, Government enters the blogosphere, should offer plenty of food for thought. The piece highlights a few benefits of the government opening up to the public through blogs. One of the main advantages: Greater transparency. “Strong reactions to …

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