Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today

We know you, dear readers, have been tracking the megatrend of artificial intelligence. There are many issues in this trend that should inform your day-to-day decision-making (we examine AI issues as part of our CAMBRIC construct to help put the trend in the context of other major thrusts in the tech world). Most AI solutions today are […]

Facebook Messenger As Your Personal Assistant

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a personal assistant with you at all times? To have someone there to answer questions quickly and help you with daily plans? Instead of worrying about the best flight to take, what restaurant to eat at, or whether a monthly bill is as low as it should be, what […]

Fed Tech Roundup October 16

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem ( and  Fed Tech Ticker Why Your User Experience Must Include Design for Accessibility Balan Ayyar Appointed President and COO of Sevatec FEMA Awards CACI 5-Year $90 Million IDIQ Contract WashingtonExec Annual GovCon Awards Interview Series: MAXIMUS Federal Services President Thomas Romeo Cyberworks […]

Fed Tech Roundup September 2

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem ( and  Fed Tech Ticker Soyuz Heads to Space Station with New Crew, Return Transportation for One-Year Mission Team EdWatch: Federal grant to Delaware Tech aimed at attracting minority students … – WDEL 1150AM OPM awards $133 million ID protection contract – […]

Using Social Media Effectively: Gaining Visibility In a Crowded Marketplace

Social media is a big part of most people’s lives, and has steadily increased in importance to businesses as well.  There are two main uses for professional social media use: to inform others through engaging with them, and to learn from others.  This will be the first of a two-part series on effectively using social […]

The Light Phone, a Companion for your iPhone

The Light Phone might not be a high functioning smartphone with a high-def touch screen, but it does make and receive phone calls. That might not sound very interesting, but what is cool about this phone is that it can be like your virtual receptionist. Through an app on your smartphone, when a phone call […]