Posts Tagged: HP

Saving the Earth, One “Work-From-Home Day” at a Time

I think it is safe to say that we’re all happy that a federal government shutdown was avoided this month. Yes, some workers were planning great volunteer opportunities that couldn’t take place, but most folks are happy to have received their normal paycheck. Still, the possible shutdown left me wondering – what would traffic haveRead… Read more »

Bringing Military Technology to Ambulances and Hospitals

Like many others, I was impressed and inspired by the work of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District to develop a location-based application to alert CPR volunteers when a heart-attack victim is nearby. But what about other life-threatening injuries and medical issues? How else can we use technology to help provide better medical careRead… Read more »

Building on GovMadness 2011: – the Best of the Rest in Gov2.0 from Federal, State and Local

In keeping with the spirit that GovLoop has started this week with GovMadness 2011, I thought I’d post a forum to highlight some of the smaller agencies and cities that may have gotten the snub from GovLoop’s big dance. There are a lot of agencies and departments out there doing great work with social media,Read… Read more »

Which tech products are the most sought after in your agency?

 I normally don’t post too much on the latest happenings in the world of technology products. I’m honored to work for HP and be constantly surrounded by the latest and greatest products out there, but most of the time it’s more interesting to use those products to write about other issues facing the governmentRead… Read more »

Need a New Year’s Resolution? Go Green!

I’ve made it a point in recent years to not lose track of my New Year’s resolutions from the previous January, so I can look back at them in December. And while this may not be the forum to discuss how successful I was in cleaning up our basement, I am proud to report thatRead… Read more »

Overcoming Security and Productivity Issues – CDW-G Survey on Teleworking

There’s been a lot of discussion on teleworking since the passing of the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 earlier this month, but a survey from CDW-G and HP indicates that teleworking is already a big part of many of our lives. I recently posted this blog at FedScoop about the results of the survey. AsRead… Read more »

Giving Thanks for School Pride

There’s bound to be plenty of talk about what we are thankful for this week as we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, so I wanted to share a project that we’ve been working on at HP that I’m extremely thankful for. We’ve been lucky enough to connect with NBC’s new show “School Pride” toRead… 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 »

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 »