By Rachel Lilly
Understanding how to communicate your story effectively is just one important skill for women, and really anyone regardless of gender, hoping to take risks and achieve results in the workplace, explained Shelley Smith, founder and president of Premier Rapport, during the inaugural Women in AFCEA fall event. Ask yourself, “Is the risk greater if I do or is the risk greater if I don’t?”
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You would think it would go without saying, but apparently not. So a U.S. Transportation Security Administration representative wrote a brief blog on a few Halloween travel tips if travelers are taking flight with costumes in tow.
Engineers are packing more powerful sensors into smaller and smaller forms for use on lighter aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles, giving the U.S. military unprecedented high-end multi-spectral capability from greater distances.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of the "U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Volumes I and II," which focuses on strategic and tactical objectives to support the federal government’s accelerated adoption of cloud computing.
Reginald Brothers, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undersecretary for science and technology, today announced the new visionary goals for the department’s Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate.
CDC Apps Provide Easy Access to Health Information
By Rachel Lilly
With the Ebola outbreak dominating headlines and flu season looming, it's difficult to know where to turn for fast, reliable health information. That's where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention comes in, offering a variety of apps to help you protect yourself.
Guest Blog: The Network of Today
By Anthony Robbins
Network modernization is becoming a priority for defense agencies—and for good reason. Much of our defense network infrastructure was conceived 20 years ago and put into place almost a decade ago. While the networks remain the same, the technologies that depend on them have advanced, and innovation can no longer be supported by outdated and ineffective infrastructure.
IARPA Names Winner of Trust Research Challenge
By Sandra Jontz
Two researchers have won the first public challenge contest sponsored by IARPA to predict people's trustworthiness.
The Bottom Line: STEM Is Our Future
By Maryann Lawlor
When it comes to STEM, it is time to stop talking about the need and the gap and the possible solutions and start doing something about them. Action not only requires that more students and future teachers major in STEM fields but also that governments and the private sector put their money where their mouths are by providing financial support to these students.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) put a call out for technology that can detect and identify from great distances dangerous biological and chemical substances.
JIEDDO Holds Competition for New Counter-IED Systems
By Sandra Jontz
Military experts and defense contractors are testing technologies in Georgia to thwart the preponderance of roadside bombs that hamper U.S. military and coalition forces' combat and resupply missions. Participating defense contractors are competing for an existing $49.5 million contract.