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Use Case Summit

2022-12-08T18:30:33-05:00December 6th, 2022|

Watch Now! On December 6, 2022, the ACT-IAC IoT Working Group (under the Emerging Technology COI) presented a fully virtual workshop with blockbuster Speakers who shared some Federal Government Success Stories in utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT).

Bridging the Digital Divide

2022-11-03T10:13:42-04:00October 28th, 2022|

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) intends to modernize, secure, and transform our nation's most critical sectors, e.g., the Transportation, Energy, Water/Wastewater, Manufacturing, Food and Agriculture, Communications, Manufacturing, Dams, Defense Industrial Base, to name a few. In short, the very things we depend on for our livelihood.....for our humanity. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security defines these [...]

Remote Work: Securing the Weakest Link

2022-10-27T11:34:22-04:00October 27th, 2022|

The pandemic turned remote work from a trend to a necessity and ultimately to a new normal. According to Pew Research from January 2022, 59% of workers that could work remotely were doing so full-time. Coupled with the explosion of smartphone ownership (up in the U.S. from 35% in 2011 to 85% in 2021) and a crystallized [...]

Climate Action​ = Collaborative Effort

2022-10-26T15:49:25-04:00October 26th, 2022|

I've had 48 hours to reflect on a session that I moderated at the American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council's "Imagine Nation ELC 22" in Hershey, PA, on October 24th, reviewing my mental and physical notes. 💡 So much information, so much insight, and so much opportunity to, as I like to say, “move [...]

U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints Members for New Internet of Things Advisory Board

2022-10-26T15:49:07-04:00October 24th, 2022|

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed 16 experts for the new Internet of Things Advisory Board (IoTAB), to advise the Internet of Things Federal Working Group. The advisory board includes a wide range of stakeholders outside of the federal government with expertise relating to the Internet of Things (IoT). Read [...]

Data Aggregation and Curation: Mapping to a Government-specific Agenda

2022-11-03T10:54:18-04:00October 19th, 2022|

Watch Now! The Internet of Things (IoT), combined with myriad virtual service offering, are enabling organizational scalability in our post-pandemic world. Furthermore, the technologies underpinning this ubiquitously connected landscape serve to enhance an information-driven analytics lifecycle approach in terms of how data is generated, collected, processed, [...]

Your Browser has become Your Office

2022-10-26T15:48:36-04:00September 8th, 2022|

The pandemic exacerbated a trend towards remote work. Mobile device proliferation has created an unprecedented cybersecurity challenge for all private and public sector organizations. Until recently, these organizations relied upon current “state of the art” technologies - VPN, etc. - to create perimeter protection for critical data. But literally overnight, that perimeter [...]

Food Independence: A Matter of National Security

2022-11-30T18:59:08-05:00August 31st, 2022|

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law intends to improve and transform our nation’s aging critical infrastructure sectors. Technology serves to advance each of these sixteen (16) sectors into resilient, secure, and sustainable ecosystems. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security defines the Food and Agriculture Sector as one that is almost entirely under private ownership and is composed of an [...]

A Conversation on Wildfire Mitigation Tools Enabled by a Private Network

2022-10-17T08:57:54-04:00August 30th, 2022|

As we approach the close of wildfire season, this month we feature two game-changing solutions that allow utilities to safely and efficiently deliver electricity while significantly reducing the devastating risks of wildfires. LineVision’s dynamic line rating and line monitoring solution allow utilities to deliver more power over existing lines while detecting movement in lines [...]

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