Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards


The Commonwealth of Virginia announced research commercialization awards today, including many friends and readers of CTOvision, so we wanted to share this announcement. Governor McAuliffe Announces Research Commercialization Awards. Investments target research and commercialization activities to spur innovation ~ . RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8

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


Awards target academic research and commercialization activities in the Commonwealth . million in funding for 14 awards to Virginia’s colleges, universities, and research organizations as part of the FY2014 fall solicitation of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF).

Microsoft partners with OpenAI to advance AI research with Azure

Tech Republic Cloud

Nonprofit research organization OpenAI recently chose Microsoft Azure as its primary cloud platform, to further support their research and innovations in the space

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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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Author and Tech Strategist Melvin Greer Profiled by WashingtonExec

Cloud Musings

His research fields include Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology and Gamification. Mel also leads The Greer Institute , a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Congratulations to my NCOIC colleague and dear friend Melvin Greer on his impressive WashingtonExec interview.

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


GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. Research VP, Gartner. Merv Adrian is a Research Vice President following RDBMS, NoSQL, Hadoop and other big data technologies as digital business transforms assumptions about how to activate and leverage unused information assets. By Bob Gourley.

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


GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. Research VP, Gartner. Merv Adrian is a Research Vice President following RDBMS, NoSQL, Hadoop and other big data technologies as digital business transforms assumptions about how to activate and leverage unused information assets. By Bob Gourley.

Upcoming Blog Series On TransCelerate Shared Investigator Platform (SIP)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In an industry that has historically been siloed and secretive, the nonprofit collaboration known as TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc. To that end, the group has created something called the Shared Investigator Platform (SIP), designed to serve as a single, cloud-based, digital interface for all clinical investigators conducting research for any of the TransCelerate member companies.

9 biggest information security threats through 2019

Network World

To help you navigate the terrain, each year the Information Security Forum (ISF) — a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues on behalf of its members — puts out its Threat Horizon report to provide members with a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. The information security threat landscape is constantly evolving.

4th Annual SAP NS2 Solutions Summit


The anticipation is that the 700+ attendees from government, business, research, media, and nonprofits will gain fresh insights from an all-star roster of speakers – as well as exclusive opportunities to see SAP's solutions in action, and to give back to U.S. SAP's annual Solutions Summit is an opportunity to engage and lead the dialogue that is grounded in perspectives from national security leaders such as yourself, on critical issues facing the U.S. national security community.

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


Government, Nonprofit, & NGO. ? Merv Adrian, Research Vice President, Gartner. ? Pat Fiorenza, Senior Research Analyst, GovLoop. ? 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.

The Unprofessionals

A CIO's Voice

I requested an application list to begin research and got a fragmented list of software. Not being one to let things go I spend several days researching what I could and developing a project plan. A small nonprofit in Connecticut wanted a new Director.

CIT Hires Robert Stratton as MACH37 General Partner


as Director of Government Research at Symantec Research Labs, and was the first Director of Technology Assessment at In-Q-Tel. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley Robert Stratton is one of the most positive forces in the east coast tech scene. He is widely known as a community-focused thought leader with special skills in enterprise technology and cyber security.

David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 


In his experience serving the public, Mr. Bray has observed the increasing blurring of the lines differentiating the public sector, the private sector, academia, and nonprofits. Mr. Bray speculated that similar uses of crowdsourcing could be applied to all sorts of public projects, like providing computing power for cancer research or communicating power outages in the case of a public emergency. By Shannon Perry.

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


Formerly research director at the National Security Agency (NSA), Chang joined SMU in fall 2013 as the inaugural Bobby B. Darwin Deason’s gift will support important research and education across a broad spectrum of student involvement,” said Lyle School Dean Marc Christensen. “The By supporting the institute, this gift recognizes the importance of research at the highest level to solve a global challenge.

Expanding the AWS Cloud: Introducing the AWS Canada (Central) Region

All Things Distributed

Canada has set forth a bold innovation agenda grounded in entrepreneurship, scientific research, growing small and medium-sized businesses with a focus on environmentally friendly technologies, and the transition to a digital economy.