Posts Tagged: technology

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Software Defined Network (SDN): Most People Miss the Point

I get asked about software-defined networks (SDN) quite often and at this point I sort of expect that most people have no idea what it means.  Yeah they can explain that SDN stands for Software Defined Networking, but then they quickly go on a rant explaining the virtues of OpenFlow[1] and how managing physical switches… Read more »

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Fostering Citizen Engagement Through Text Messaging Campaigns

As we move further into the 21st century, mobile engagement has been particularly effective, but with so many channels available, agencies have struggled to develop best practices and standard processes. One tool that is proving popular, however, is text messaging campaigns that reach a broader audience.

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Journey of Discovery: Interview with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist

Dr. Ellen Stofan joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore her role, NASA’s science priorities, efforts at promoting science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and space science successes. Here’s an overview of our conversation.