The Startup Ecosystem Report


Compass, the startup data benchmarking company, has just released their second “Startup Ecosystem Report”. It has been three years since their prior report. In their new findings, New York City has risen to second place, leaving Tel Aviv (the previous second place holder) at fifth. At number one is Silicon Valley, which comes at no […]

Fed Tech Roundup July 28


The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem ( and  Fed Tech Ticker Mark A. Forman and Jennifer L. Napper Join Unisys Government Sector Leadership Team GUEST COLUMN: Six Steps for Achieving Agility in the Federal Space, By Ceasar Tavares WASHINGTON: Federal officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash … – […]

FedTechTicker: A New News Aggregation Engine For Federal Technology News


We previously pointed out our technology focused RSS aggregation engine the Top Tech Ticker, which helps give you more signal than noise from the countless sources of information on technology news. With this post we provide more context on the federal technology news version of this capability, the Fed Tech Ticker. is based in […]

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups


The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google’s highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. After Google bowed to the pressure to make Borg an open source technology it’s safe to say open source is winning the tussle. In […]

Consider This Defense Science Board Warning In Light of The OPM Hack


Now that we have all had time to digest the OPM hack (which is, to borrow a phrase from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, really big… you just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is), I would like to draw your attention back to something else. The Defense Science Board Report of […]

Skills to Look For as Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Gains in Popularity


A transformation is happening among many IT departments as far as the technology they use goes. Much of that change is coming from hyper-converged systems. Of course, one of the biggest reasons companies have become so focused on hyper-converged infrastructure is the fact that it can significantly reduce costs and eliminate the overall complexity usually […]