ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report


Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. PPL forms program for nonprofit groups ( Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit ( Katie Kennedy.

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IDG Contributor Network: Preparing for a Salesforce implementation

ComputerWorld IT Management

I have learned that it does not matter if you are a small nonprofit or a Fortune 100 enterprise company -- one of the best investments you can make in your Salesforce implementation process is to have a clear plan. You may never be able to debate the merits of Apex code (the programming language that executes on the Salesforce platform), for example, and that's OK.

CIT Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) FY2014 Fall Solicitation Awards and Upcoming Solicitation


The CRCF program is a state fund designed to advance, in Virginia, targeted areas of research with commercial promise. The following CRCF proposals will be awarded, contingent upon acceptance of award terms and conditions: Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program . By Bob Gourley.

CIT (@CITorg) Announces New Solicitation for Commercialization Fund (pls help spread word)


The solicitation targets research and commercialization performed by Virginia public and private universities, nonprofit research institutions, and young companies. Six programs are available during this limited submission solicitation: Commercialization, Eminent Researcher Recruitment, Facilities Enhancement Loan, Matching Funds, SBIR Matching Funds, and STTR Matching Funds.

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator (@MACH37Cyber) Launches 17 New Cyber Security Startups


Pete Jobse, CIT President and CEO and MACH37™ Executive Chairman, said, “MACH37 has created a unique public-private program that brings together domain experts, successful cybersecurity entrepreneurs, and investors familiar to the security market to create a platform that enables next generation technology to be deployed more rapidly. This program is creating and grooming the promising new companies that will help successfully transition the Commonwealth towards the new Virginia economy.”.


A CIO's Voice

Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting edge programs/processes. Prepares, justifies, and administers the program budget.

The Data Impact Awards: This is the “academy awards” of data solutions


Second Annual Awards Program, Presented by Cloudera, Honors Big Data Achievements. Government, Nonprofit, & NGO. ? Dan Vesset, Program Vice President, Business Analytics and Big Data, IDC. Editor’s note: Last night Cloudera held the 2014 Data Impact Awards. I was very proud to be a judge and honored to be a presenter.

Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

Cloud Musings

Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?


The goal of this program is to recognize organizations running CDH for the applications you’ve built using Hadoop, and for the impact your project is having on the organization, business, and/or society at large. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley.

CDH Users: If you have done impactful things with data please share how what and why


The goal of this program is to recognize organizations running CDH for the applications you’ve built using Hadoop, and for the impact your project is having on the organization, business, and/or society at large. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley.

Why IT Leads the Pack in Corporate Social Responsibility

Geneva Technical Services

Nonprofits like i.c.stars nudge talented potential in the right direction. The program itself is designed to provide resilient and solutions-oriented adults who lack formal technology education with hands-on training. Sponsors contribute to an immersive program unlike any other. Participants in the program are exposed to real-world challenges for 60 to 90 hours a week over the course of a 16 week curriculum.

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do


We expect President Obama will join a unanimous Congress, the Government Accountability Office , the tech industry , all of the major nonprofit transparency advocacy groups and open data advocates from across the spectrum — and sign the DATA Act. Starting one year after enactment, OMB, or an agency it designates, must run a pilot program on the consolidation of grant and contract reporting. That pilot program will terminate two years later (or three years after enactment).

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NJVC® Introduces Cloudcuity? AppDeployer to Create and Sell

Cloud Musings

” A key component of AppDeployer empowers developers with point-and-click tools to rapidly prototype and deploy applications without programming. government and commercial and academic organizations to build apps for a wide variety of functions, including catalog management, nonprofit management, team management and collaboration and long-term care logistics. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

What is a Digital Disruptor?

CIO Dashboard

It can be programed by a bluetooth enabled phone. He employs a combination of for-profit and nonprofit business models, minimizes the cost of technology, production and distribution, and gives competitors little option but to lower their prices to meet his new normal.

SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym


The Lyle School’s cyber security program has been one of the University’s centers of academic excellence for 15 years. The program, supported by a core of highly regarded faculty engaged in advanced research, has garnered attention from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. The school offers eight undergraduate and 20 graduate programs, including masters and doctoral degrees. .

Your car is about to go open source


” Jaguar Land Rover is a member of GENIVI, a nonprofit auto industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an open-source IVI development platform. Automakers want to standardize on a Linux-based OS that would make vehicle infotainment systems act more like smartphones.

BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

A BYOD program was required if your company wanted to retain millennials. Most companies actually run a MBYOD program or managed BYOD. They set out only a few choices of devices and you need to pick from that list if you want to participate in the program. If you have implemented technology correctly, which means that you can enable a BYOD program if you so choose, then you are on the right track to retaining your employees. Pingback: Is BYOD a retention program?Nonprofit