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Open Source: Businesses Next Best Practice

Open source programs have been regarded with little validity and much skepticism over the years.  The concept that a program creator would allow their work and product to be accessed downloaded and used with no payment seems backwards and counterproductive in our capitalist market. One company is helping break down …

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Aneesh Chopra named Federal CTO

Aneesh Chopra has been named the nation’s first chief technology officer. The news was announced Saturday during President Obama’s weekly address. As federal CTO, Chopra will work alongside Jeffrey Zients, the new chief performance officer, and Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, who’s responsible for setting technology policy across the government. Since …

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Surprise Washington, DC…You’re Having Twins!

Whether the Greater Washington technology community likes it or not, it has twins. Two distinct – and often siloed – communities that split along generational, cultural and operational lines. On one side, you have the young, vibrant social media entrepreneurs focused on disruptive solutions to break through the Web 2.0 …

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ExecutiveBiz Selects Top Ten “Beltway Game Changers”

Earlier this month ExecutiveBiz highlighted ten area executives in relatively new roles who we expect to be firmly placed in the 2008 spotlight. Perhaps these executives can take their cue from another set of leaders who have grown quite accustomed to being in the middle of the action. ExecutiveBiz’s “Beltway …

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Corporate Executive Board Acquires IT Toolbox

The Washington D.C.-based Corporate Executive Board recently acquired the online technology community, IT Toolbox, for $59 million. What could possible make a digital hangout so valuable to an organization serving the world’s top executives? Let’s head over to IT Toolbox to find out. While training to be an IT consultant …

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