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  • Invincea Names 3 Security Execs to Advisory Board; Anup Ghosh Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Invincea Names 3 Security Execs to Advisory Board; Anup Ghosh Comments

    Invincea has elected three executives with cyber and national security experience to its advisory board. The company said Monday it named Rand Beers, former acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; Dr. Ed Amoroso, senior vice president and chief security officer at AT&T; and Rhett Hernandez, a retired lieutenant general and West Point Cyber chair at the […] More

  • Bob Gourley: DigitalGlobe, Cloudera Partner on New Geospatial Big Data Analytics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bob Gourley: DigitalGlobe, Cloudera Partner on New Geospatial Big Data Analytics

    DigitalGlobe has partnered with Cloudera to develop a new geospatial analytics technology intended to help customers fulfill security and governance requirements. Bob Gourley, former chief technology officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said DigitalGlobe intends to build the geospatial big data analytic tool around Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub, DigitalGlobe said Friday. The analytics system will work to collect […] More

  • Carahsoft to Host Govt. Big Data Forum March 6 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Host Govt. Big Data Forum March 6

    Carahsoft Technology Corp. will host the second annual Government Big Data Forum March 6 in Washington, Carahsoft announced Thursday. The forum will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel. Attendees from both the public and private sectors will discuss trends, issues and implementation of big data analysis. VMware, SAP, MarkLogic […] More

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    Top 10 CTO Videos

    Bob Gourley of CTOVision.com lists his ten favorite YouTube videos of the future of technology here.  If there’s an over-arching theme, it’s convergence.  Here’s a summary of the video offerings. Pattie Maes from MIT on wearable tech.  Imagine you run into a work associate at a restaurant, and you just can’t remember his name.  Now […] More

  • Vivek Kundra To Speak at Potomac Officers Club - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vivek Kundra To Speak at Potomac Officers Club

    In a rare public appearance, the nation’s first-ever Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, will be speaking at the Potomac Officers Club on May 5th at the Tyson’s Corner Ritz Carlton.  Kundra is destined to make an impact within the industry and has already been recognized as one of the country’s top 25 CTO’s; earning the title 2008 IT Executive of the Year.  […] More

  • Podcast: Bob Gourley on Melissa Hathaway's 60-day cybersecurity review - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Podcast: Bob Gourley on Melissa Hathaway’s 60-day cybersecurity review

    We’re getting close: In just a few more weeks, the government will release findings of the 60-day cybersecurity review being conducted by Melissa Hathaway. Since the review got underway, questions have been swirling about what the review will uncover“” and where the commercial sector can fit into the federal cybersecurity mission going forward. To get […] More

  • Obama taps local expert Melissa Hathaway for key cyber role - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama taps local expert Melissa Hathaway for key cyber role

    President Obama has just named Melissa Hathaway to lead a sweeping review of US cybersecurity and its preparedness to protect the government’s information technology systems from security and economic threats. The review will be conducted over the next two months. The need for a 60-day interagency review is critical, says John Brennan, assistant to the […] More

  • The Technology Implications of the Obama Win - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    The Technology Implications of the Obama Win

    A very hot topic among all technologists, from DC to Silicon Valley, is how the Obama election will change the technology landscape.   There are five key megatrends in IT today, and we should analyze change in the context of each.  These five megatrends in IT are: Convergence and trend towards unified communications and user empowerment […] More

  • Web2.0 Adoption in Large Enterprises - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Web2.0 Adoption in Large Enterprises

    ExecutiveBiz members have been treated to some great presentations from Web2.0 experts, including some who have succeeded in implementing Web2.0 capabilities in very large organizations.  Two of the greatest presenters who have interacted with us are Chris Rasmussen and Sean Dennehy, pictured here. After engaging with them in our venue and tracking how Web2.0 technologies […] More

  • 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 discussions with hundreds of technologists […] More

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