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Executive Profile: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of American Action Forum

Douglas Holtz-Eakin is the president of the American Action Forum, a Washington-based nonprofit organization that works on policy research and a “sister” organization to the American Action Network. He also served as commissioner of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission from 2009 to 2011, director of the Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to …

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AWS Symposium to Discuss Open Data, Other Cloud Applications for Public Sector

Amazon Web Services will hold its sixth annual Government, Education and Nonprofits Symposium on June 25 and 26 to discuss existing applications of cloud services on public sector organizations. AWS said in the event webpage that participants will present cases on the topics of FedRAMP and trusted Internet connections, scientific discovery, DevOps, education and open data. …

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JD Crouch Joins USO as President, CEO; Richard Myers Comments

J.D. Crouch, CEO of QinetiQ North America prior to The SI Organization‘s acquisition of QNA’s services business, has joined the nonprofit United Service Organizations as president and CEO. “He comes to the USO with a record of government service, leadership and innovation, but most important of all, he has a deep and abiding …

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David Hardison of Deloitte Elected CDISC Board Chairman

David Hardison, a three-decade biopharmaceutical veteran and ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte vice president, has been appointed to chair the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium’s board of directors. He held the chairman role at CDISC from 2005 to 2007 and has been supporting the nonprofit’s collaboration with the healthcare community to develop …

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Tech Giants Start Org to Promote Big Data, M2M Tech; Guido Jouret Comments

AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM and Intel have launched a nonprofit group in an effort to accelerate industry-wide adoption of technology for managing big data and machine-to-machine communications. The Industrial Internet Consortium will work to develop best practices, interoperability standards and reference architectures to help enterprises adopt systems that can …

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