FOSE 2014: Day One

May 13, 2014á-áFOSEákicked offáyesterday in Washington, D.C., offering more than 60 educational sessionsácovering 8 hot-button tracks: Cybersecurity, Cloud & Virtualization, Big Data & Business Intelligence, Mobile Government, Records & Information Management, Acquisition & Procurement, Cybercrime and Cyberterrorismáand Project Management.

The morning opened with a keynote address from former National Security Advisor,áTom Donilon, whoádrew a large crowd as heáexplored an insider's perspective on America's foreign, defense & cyber policy. Donilon addressed multiple topics including: what a daily presidential briefing entails, how special forces played an integral role inátheáhunt foráOsama Bin Laden, and theáeconomic opportunities on the horizon relating toáU.S.-China relations. Beth Cobert, Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget, continued the trend and provided a packed room with insights from the Office of Management and Budget.

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Innovation: How Do We Get It In a Military Bureaucracy? Video from AFCEA/USNI 2013 West

Posted by AFCEA International

Recorded January 30, 2013
AFCEA/USNI West 2013 Conference Panel

"Innovation: How Do We Get It In a Military Bureaucracy?"
Moderated by The Honorable Jay M. Cohen, Principal, The Chertoff Group, former Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and former Chief of Naval Research, Department of the Navy.


  • Mr. Matthew E. Gaston, Director, Software Engineering Institute Innovation Center
  • RADM Matthew L. Klunder, USN, Chief of Naval Research/Director, Innovation, Technology Requirements, and Test & Evaluation
  • RADM Terry B. Kraft, USN, Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
  • MajGen Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., USMC, USMC Representative to the Quadrennial Defense Review

"Innovation: How Do We Get it in a Military Bureaucracy?"

29 Jan CTOvision Podcast

Originally posted by Ryan Kamauff on CTOvision

Play CTOvision Podcast featuring Daniel Mintz. Daniel Mintz is the Principal and Founder of ESEM Consulting and former CIO of the Department of Transportation. He is a lifelong technologist and avid Washington Capitals fan.

We discussed the following stories:
DOD, VA improve eBenefits portal
Government Appetite Growing for Twitter User Data
86,800 network printers open to the whole internet
Odierno: budget is greatest threat to national security
Google Announces Pwnium 3, Ups Ante and Offers $3M+ in Rewards
New bug makes moot Java's latest anti-exploit defenses, claims researcher
Pentagon to boost cybersecurity force gets agile with new alpha site
Government IT's Move to Cloud Slowed by Security Concerns, Misconceptions

VIDEO: Leading Trends in Information Technology from ITSAF 2012

Originally posted by on Aol Government

VIDEO: Leading Trends in Information Technology
Secretary Ramos opens the 2012 IT Security Awareness Fair with a welcome to the Government ISO community. He addresses some of the challenges that Government faces protecting important information while still providing services at an exceptional level as well as the leading trends in the Information Technology environment.

For more expert analysis, discussion and debate about the innovative ideas at work in the public sector, visitáAOL Gov.