Policing the Cloud: Event Preview

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Joel Scharlat for this blog post. Register for the event, “Policing the Cloud,” on October 29, 2018 here. Cloud computing is not a new concept (as a matter of fact, we’ve moved beyond the cloud to ‘fog’ computing for some applications, but we can discuss that more later). Within the information technology […]

Deliver Uncompromised: The Department of Defense’s Latest Security Initiative

by Andrea Winey

This post originally appeared on Aronson, LLC‘s website. Thank you to the authors, Payal Vadhani & John Peatross. Join us for our upcoming Loudoun Tech Coalition event, Policing the Cloud, on October 29th. Register Here In recent months, the Department of Defense declared a new initiative called “Deliver Uncompromised,” which aims to improve the private sector’s […]

The Loudoun Technology Coalition Solicits Advice from a Panel of Blockchain Experts

by Andrea Winey

Written by: Tom Finkenbinder, New Edge Analytics In May, the Technology Coalition of Loudoun County hosted an event on blockchain.  Coalition co-chair Paul McNeal worked with the panelists who represented business process engineering, enterprise IT and data center integration of blockchain, and purposeful blockchain applications built by developers.  Generally, the question was asked, “How would […]

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Stay Smart with your Smart Devices: IoT & Cybersecurity

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Joel Scharlat, IVEA Consulting [The following is an adapted excerpt of a previously posted blog article. The full post can be read here.] Now that the holidays are behind us, we can begin to slowly wean ourselves off peppermint mochas, candy canes, and hot chocolate. For anyone who received a smart anything this […]

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MilAdvisor Helps Increase Access to Capital for Startups

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun Economic Development A survey of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in 43 countries found that the elements of the ecosystem of greatest concern to entrepreneurs are funding and finance, human resources, and market opportunity. With funding and finance topping the list of concerns for small businesses, it’s important that Loudoun County […]

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New Interagency Program Links Technology Companies and State Government

by Andrea Winey

Shared by Conaway B. Haskins III, Extension Specialist, Economic & Entrepreneurial Development; Virginia Cooperative Extension | Virginia Tech Richmond Center On Monday, November 27, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) to research, share and evaluate businesses who have made advancements in information technology (IT) that may be […]

The Near Future of Drones in Loudoun and Beyond

by Andrea Winey

Written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun County Economic Development To see other articles by Vanessa, click here Loudoun County is working to establish itself as an early adopter in the unmanned aerial systems space by attracting companies that manufacture, operate and support drones. Although the industry focus is new for many jurisdictions, Loudoun has already had almost a dozen […]

Rapid Mobile Application Prototyping

by Andrea Winey

Written by Tim Reichert, EnergySherlock Mobile Application (MA) growth will total some 210 billion annual installs on users’ devices between 2016 and 2020, and generate an estimated $57 billion in direct revenue to MA developers (source International Data Corporation). MA’s have been successful in solving a wide variety of consumer and business challenges in all major […]

How Will Blockchain Impact Your Future?

by Andrea Winey

Written by Loudoun Tech Coalition committee member, Joel Scharlat, President, IVEA Consulting The most recent Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Technology Coalition event highlighted the growing trend of Smart Cities. These networked cities are emerging all over the world and Loudoun is lucky to have one in our own backyard – Loudoun’s first stop on […]

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Get Out and TECH!

by Andrea Winey

Written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun County Economic Development To see other articles by Vanessa, click here Some of the best technology-enabled firms started with a few people in a basement. The importance of putting your nose down and getting to work cannot be overstated; however, networking and building a community should not be ignored by technologists. Research released […]