Phone Tips & Tricks: “How Many Bars do You Have?”

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. Many of you might know this familiar scenario: You are talking on the phone with a friend and telling a really great story. You are talking and… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: “How Many Bars do You Have?”

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. Many of you might know this familiar scenario: You are talking on the phone with a friend and telling a really great story. You are talking and… Read more »

Top 5 – Lies We Hear in Gov’t

We are getting into the political season with the Republican debate two nights ago and President Obama’s jobs/vote for me again speech last night. In the coming months we’re going to here a lot of things come from both sides, so how do we know when their genuine and how do we know when their… Read more »

Wolfram Data Summit Day 2: James Powell, CTO Thomson Reuters

Kicking off day 2 of the Wolfram Data Summit is James Powell, CTO of Thomas Reuters. Thomson Reuters and Big Data James Powell CTO, Thomson Reuters Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals. The massive changes in the scale, volatility, and latency requirements caused by big data… Read more »

Wolfram Data Summit: Derek Stanford, State Representative, Washington State

The first day of the Wolfram Data Summit wrapped up with Derek Stanford, State Representative from Washington State. Derek gave a really interesting presentation about the role of data and what is happening in Washington State. Making State Government Data Accessible and Understandable Derek Stanford State Representative, Washington State The push toward open government data… Read more »

Wolfram Data Summit: Ian O’Brien, Branch Chief of the US Census Bureau

Up next at the Wolfram Data Summit is Ian O’Brien, Branch Chief of the US Census Bureau. Here is the brief overview of his presentation, followed by my overview of the presentation: Statistical Abstract of the United States: The Value of Data Ian O’Brien Branch Chief, U.S. Census Bureau The presentation discusses the value of… Read more »

Tracking Deficit Commission with BGOV

Join us on Sep. 21st to See. Do. and Learn about Bloomberg Government with an interactive session complete with tips on how it can help you be awesome as a public affairs official. Limited seating so please RSVP.—————————————————————————————————– It’s a fact, I’m pretty intrigued by the deficit commission. Such an important task but so many… Read more »

Wolfram Data Summit: Lynn Etheredge, Director: Rapid Learning Project, George Washington University

Blogging today from the Wolfram Data Summit, Lynn Etheredge just wrapped up his presentation, quick overview is below, followed by my write up of the presentation: A Rapid-Learning Health System: Using Electronic Health Records and Apps Lynn Etheredge Director, Rapid Learning Project, George Washington University This talk will update progress toward a national rapid-learning health… Read more »

Wolfram Data Summit: Timothy Vaughan, PatientsLikeMe

Up now at the Wolfram Data Summit is Timothy Vaughan, Research Scientist from PatientsLikeMe – here is the quick overview of his presentation and an overview below: Drug Efficacy in the Wild Timothy Vaughan Research Scientist, PatientsLikeMe Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating illness that is uniformly fatal, typically within two to four years…. Read more »