Posts Tagged: Brown

Does Public Access to Government Prevent ‘Idiocracy’ or Limit Innovation?

By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant Recently, Governor Brown and the California legislature approved a bill that would allow local governments the option not to send out advance notice of public meetings, or provide minutes from closed sessions (known as the Brown Act, not related to the current governor), in an effort to stem the tide… Read more »

Free “Power of Pull” Book Launch Party this Friday (6/4) at L2 Lounge in Georgetown

Rub elbows with the author’s of “Power of Pull” this Friday evening at the free book launch party at L2 Lounge in Georgetown. “Power of Pull,” has won acclaim from readers like President Bill Clinton, Google’s Eric Schmidt, and “Megatrends” author John Naisbitt. Authors (and Deloitte Center for the Edge leaders) John Hagel and John… Read more »

Gongs, Sir TBL and speeding up freeing up the data

Image by Getty Images via Daylife The gongs have been handed out for the Queen’s Birthday and, scanning through, I couldn’t see one for a webbie or a tekkie. This seemed particularly odd looking at the ones locally for Cambridge – home of the ‘Silicon Fen‘ – and the business related ones didn’t include any… Read more »

PODCAST: Michael Brown, Former FEMA Director, Discusses Cyber Security

Following is an exclusive podcast with Michael Brown, former Director of FEMA, on the ITAC Identity Blog. Mr. Brown is an expert on cyber security and provides excellent insights into what our nation can do to better protect itself in this new era of cyber warfare. Click here to listen to the podcast.