INSA White Paper on ICITE: Doing in common what is commonly done

In February 2013 the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) released a white paper documenting the vision and approach for enhancing enterprise information technology in support of intelligence and national security missions. This paper, titled  ”ICITE: Doing In Common What Is Commonly Done ” provides insights based on interviews of government leaders including CIOs, CTOs and […]

CTOvision Podcast, an interview with Alicia Saia of MarkLogic

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this podcast I interviewed Alicia Saia, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing, Public Sector at MarkLogic. Alicia and I talked a lot about how MarkLogic is helping to change the way people look at data, how it integrates with their current generation and legacy systems, and how MarkLogic is […]

Join us at MarkLogic’s Big Data Nation 2013, on June 19th

By MarkLogic is hosting a short Big Data symposium on the 19th of June, 2013, at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. This event explores how some government agencies have successfully exploited Big Data capabilities to take advantage of new technologies. The agenda is below: 8:00am Registration, Breakfast & Networking 8:50am Welcome & Introductions 9:00am What’s […]

DI2E Plugfest and Mashup Shaping Up To Be An Incredible Event For Disruptive IT Firms and Mission Focused Technologists Serving DoD Missions


We previously provided information on the DI2E Pluggest and Mashup event being coordinated by some forward thinking, mission-focused government thought leaders and friends at the Association for Enterprise Technology (AFEI).  The event will be held Monday 20 May at George Mason University in Fairfax Virginia. We liked the approach when we first heard of it […]

Tech Trends To Watch In May 2013


The following is the meat from our monthly tech trends report. You can have this delivered to your email each month by visiting our newsletter signup page. Over the last several months we continued to see foundations being established for dramatic positive change in the federal IT ecosystem including the government contracting community. We say […]

Insights from the 4 April 2013 Government Big Data Forum: Part Three


On 4 April 2013, Carahsoft sponsored the Third Annual Government Big Data Forum. This post is the third in a series that seeks to capture key elements of the forum and keep the dialog going. This post focuses on panels. The first panel was Infrastructure Needs and Capabilities, featuring Paul Brown, retired Technical Fellow of […]