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Blockchain for Government: A Cheat Sheet

July 7, 2017 Chuck Brooks serves as vice president for government relations and marketing for Sutherland Government Solutions and as chairman of the CompTIA New and Emerging Technologies Committee. David Logsdon is the senior director of public advocacy for CompTIA. The General Services Administration recently announced its plans to accept quotes from companies...

Does Government Need ‘Hardware-Separated’ Operating Systems?

September 23, 2015 Chuck Brooks is widely published on the subjects of emerging technologies, homeland security and cybersecurity. He served in government at the Department of Homeland Security as director of legislative affairs for the Science and Technology Directorate and for the late Sen. Arlen Specter as a senior adviser in tech- and...

Wearables Bring New Sense of Fashion to Public Sector

February 5, 2015 Chuck Brooks is vice president and client executive of Department of Homeland Security for Xerox. “I can’t imagine my life without it.” A common statement when people talk about their smartphone, no matter their age. It’s true; it’s hard to remember life without these devices available at our fingertips. Some...

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3 Things Government Can Learn From The Private Sector

October 4, 2013 There’s money to be saved, and federal government agencies are taking a look at their customer contact centers. There are too many of these centers, and they don’t always work together very well. That adds up to costs. Consolidation is an obvious solution. Technology has evolved to ensure continued customer...

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What You Can Learn from Public/Private Partnerships

September 18, 2013 The Internet was invented in a government laboratory, but it was the corporate vision that had it commercialized and institutionalized. It’s a great example of how the public and private sectors can work as partners in innovation, and advance a new era of social and technological change. The best part:...