Posts By Shannon Kennedy

Why the White House Belongs at the Top of the Digital IQ Rankings

While gazing at the Public Sector Digital IQ Rankings, I was happy to see that the White House was ranked No. 2. The rankings commented that “From open-sourced contests to balance the budget to weekly presidential addresses on YouTube, the White House leads by example.” I couldn’t agree more. I was very impressed when IRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-Deloitte Announces Winners of 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA

Each year, Deloitte recognizes the fastest growing companies in the technology realm through the Technology Fast 500 EMEA program. 500 movers and shakers are ranked each year and the 2010 list was announced this past week. Winners were announced at a prestigious awards ceremony held in London. The top five fastest growing companies in theRead… Read more »

AABPA Symposium Recap- My Thoughts

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the AABPA Symposium which was held at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme of the symposium was “From the Budget Act to the Recovery Act: A Balancing Act.” Now, I’ve grown up in a family of financial gurus. Not only do my family membersRead… Read more »

So Much To Be Thankful For!

Every year on Thanksgiving, my family and I go around the table and share what we are thankful for. As a teenager, I though this “so uncool.” Nowadays, I look forward to it. The fall is a crazy time of year, especially when the holidays come around. It’s easy to get wound up in theRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

Originally posted on the Adobe Government Bits Blog November 18th, 2010 | Posted by John Cristofano Recently, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The Act includes a number of provisions intended to increase access to video programming on television and the Internet, require access to theRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-HP Announces Most Affordable Business Netbook

Business netbooks have become a growing trend during the economic recession because many firms are looking for cheaper alternatives to traditional business laptops. Business netbooks are less expensive and are being built with bells and whistles that are of value to users. On Monday, HP launched the Mini 1103, a business notebook that is aRead… Read more »

Supporters Rock-North Carolina Implements Microsoft IT Academy in All Public Schools

North Carolina and Microsoft announced yesterday that North Carolina will be the first state in the nation to implement the Microsoft IT Academy Program at all public high schools throughout the state. The program provides students with real-world technology skills they need to be successful in college. The hope is that these skills will prepareRead… Read more »

DreamWork’s “Megamind” Uses HP Technology

This weekend I saw DreamWork’s latest film, “Megamind.” This extremely funny movie contains an all-star cast including Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, and Tina Fey. Today, I stumbled up some interesting information about this film. DreamWorks Animation released “Megamind” in 3-D CG after migrating to HP Networking solutions. After their testing of HP’s A-series core dataRead… Read more »

The Big Apple Wants to Save Big Bucks…and Wants Your Help!

New York City’s Mayor’s Office is calling for financial ideas and creativity as a new open government platform. The public is being asked to complete a form online and share their money saving ideas. According to the office, ideas will be reviewed by the Mayor’s staff and the best will be sent for further considerationRead… Read more »