2019 Committee Spotlight: Loudoun Technology Committee

by KC Repage

Thank you to Vanessa Wagner, Chair of the Loudoun Technology Committee, for answering a few of our questions. The Loudoun Technology Committee meets the 3rd Friday of each month at 9 a.m. Learn more about the Loudoun Technology Committee.   1. What is the mission of your committee in your own words? The Tech Coalition […]

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Leveraging Q&A to Take Advantage of Google’s AI Strategy

by Andrea Winey

By Kristine Jacobson, CEO, Conveyance Marketing Group Last year Google announced the addition of FAQ and Q&A formats to the structured data it collects from websites to generate “search snippets,” or “knowledge panels”. Websites with a question and answer function can now be featured in the carousel or right-hand panel views that the search engine […]

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Small Business and Cyber Security Threats: A David and Goliath Story

by Andrea Winey

Written By: Sindi Major-Martinez, CEO and Founder of CEM Solutions Group To learn more about the Loudoun Technology Coalition, click here. For many small businesses, dealing with cyber security can feel daunting and like an unfair fight.  Like David vs. Goliath, it can feel like we are weak compared to all the cyber threats out […]

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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 […]

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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Meet Loudoun’s IT Industry Leaders

by Andrea Winey

Loudoun Chamber’s Technology Coalition’s “Loudoun: A Center for IT Innovation” event is Tuesday, March 15th. Learn more here! Loudoun County is emerging as a new hub for technology-oriented accelerators, incubators and shared work spaces, a trend that is leading to the County’s growing reputation as a hotbed for technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Join your fellow […]