Posts By Bob Gourley

An interview with Linda Cureton

By Ryan Kamauff In this podcast I interviewed Linda Cureton, CEO and Founder of Muse Technologies. Linda was formerly the CIO of NASA, and an accomplished author. Muse Technologies offers consulting services, strategy development and program development. As the CIO of NASA, Linda was key in implementing numerous advancements, including one of the largest cloudsRead… Read more »

A Personal Invitation to the Federal Forum 2013 from Ray Falcione

By Ryan Kamauff In this podcast Ray Falcione of Brocade personally invites CTOvision listener to the Federal Forum 2013. Ray Falcione is a senior business manager responsible for the intelligence community for Brocade. Brocade has partnered with MeriTalk to host an event that should be excellent. You can read my preview of the event here.Read… Read more »

An Interview with Curt Beckmann of Brocade

By Ryan Kamauff In this podcast I interviewed Curt Beckmann, Principal Architect, Office of the Chief Technology Officer at Brocade. Curt is extremely influential in the Open Networking Foundation and spends a lot of time working with groups creating new, more agile network standards. A software defined networking (SDN) and cloud evangelist, Curt and IRead… Read more »

An Interview with Pushpa Chandra of Silver Tail

By Ryan Kamauff In this podcast I interviewed Pushpa Chandra, Principal Product Manager at Silver Tail. Pushpa has been working with big data for years, and is a part of the Silver Tail team that develops their web capability. Silver Tail was recently purchased by EMC, and is a part of their RSA security portfolio.Read… Read more »

NGEN – Finally! This is a big deal in the DoD enterprise space

By ChrisScott With only a few days left in the fiscal year to award a contract, the Navy has finally announced the winner of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) on 27 June. Congratulations to Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES), the incumbent, for landing the contract! If fully executed, HPES would get almost $3.5 BillionRead… Read more »

Can you hear me now? DoD to create secure 4G Network

By Ryan Kamauff News out of the DoD is pointing to a unified defense network that will include 4G wireless coverage. Currently, the DoD operates over 15,000 networks, with millions of subscribers. The intent is to create one network, with multiple levels of security, that offers an App catalog department-wide. This network will tie intoRead… Read more »

Instagram Video, The New Vine?

By Kimberly Kelly Instagram, the popular photo sharing application which was recently acquired by Facebook, has released a new software update that enables the recording and sharing of 15 second long videos. This is great news for Android users like me because, unlike Twitter’s Vine application, Instagram video is available on Android and not justRead… Read more »

Congress Impressed by Mobile Medical Apps

By Ryan Kamauff image via mobihealthnews As more mobile medical apps are developed, they are finding their way into our government. Recently, the House of Representative’s Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing titled, “Mobile Medical App Entrepreneurs: Changing the Face of Health Care.” Mobile apps are uniquely suited to helpRead… Read more »

New White Paper on Big Data for Predictive Policing

By Bob Gourley, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of, has just announced a white paper on the use of Big Data for Predictive Policing In this paper we review the evolution of law enforcement use of Big Data and capture someRead… Read more »

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

By Bob Gourley Jason Healey is a world-renowned strategic thinker who has focused for years on issues of importance to national security. He has served in government and industry and at the Atlantic Council, and has also dedicated a significant amount of his personal time helping lead the non-profit Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA). HeRead… Read more »