Posts By American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council

Telework: The pros and the not so pros – Session Summary

The following is a summary from the Leadership at all Levels session on October 12, 2012. Speakers and participants in this session had the opportunity to discuss and share opinions on telework policies and issues in the federal government. Guest Speakers: Wanda Smith – GSA Danette Campbell – USPTO Summary: Telework offers some risks andRead… Read more »

Why Collaboration Between Government & Industry Still Matters? – Part 2

Ingrained into the fabric of the ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference is a focus on timely issues. ELC provides not a technical, but a management spotlight on the agenda for the coming year. In our earliest days in Charlottesville, the key issue was procurement reform – and the ELC dialogue resulted in improvements to the FederalRead… Read more »

Why does Collaboration between Government & Industry still matter?

The ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference will be held in Williamsburg October 28-30 this year. It will bring together eight or nine hundred government and business executives for relatively intense collaboration in 16 working sessions, and provide plenary addresses from a war hero, an Acting Administrator, a renowned theoretical physicist, a prominent television journalist, and theRead… Read more »

ACT-IAC Oct. 4 Forum to Address Big Data Blues

In spite of the Obama Administration’s recent $200 million investment in the Big Data Research and Development Initiative many agencies continue to struggle to find the necessary funds for Big Data projects, while others are challenged to build the proper infrastructures to handle them. Simply put, agencies recognize the importance of Big Data, yet ITRead… Read more »