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Facilitators Announced For NGA Agile Cloud Brainstorming Event
The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are announcing a slate of innovative leaders to serve as facilitators for the upcoming  " Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud "...
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Project Interoperability explained by Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment - http://goo.gl/gYq9PW
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ITAAC/ICH and TIA To Host Commercial Cloud Sourcing Brainstorming Session for NGA
The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are honored to team with NGA in hosting the first " Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud " brainstorming session, April 23, 2014 at ...
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Author and Tech Strategist Melvin Greer Profiled by WashingtonExec
Congratulations to my NCOIC colleague and dear friend Melvin Greer on his impressive WashingtonExec interview. A senior
fellow and chief strategist at Lockheed Martin, Mel has more than 29
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MBO Partners Spotlights GovCloud Founder Kevin L. Jackson
Associate Spotlight Interview with Kevin L. Jackson MBO Associate Since 10/2013 1)    Tell us a little bit about what you do. I am the CEO and founder of GovCloud Network, LLC . In a consultative role, I help companies develop and execute targeted media str...
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Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment

Your input will help the Information Sharing Environment with Project Interoperability. It's the next stage in developing standards for sharing information, but the format of the project is different. Kshemendra Paul, program manager for the Information Sharing Environment, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the rollout of Project Interoperability. http://goo.gl/gYq9PW
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"Thank You" to John Moore of GCN for the quote in this article.
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A recent article I co-authored with Sean Rhody of Capgemini.
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Kevin Jackson is a senior information technologist specializing in information technology solutions that meet critical Federal government operational requirements. Prior positions include VP & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, VP Federal Systems at Sirius Computer Solutions, Worldwide Sales Executive at IBM, Vice President Global IT Project Office at JP Morgan Chase, and CTO at SENTEL Corporation. Mr. Jackson has been quoted in many periodicals, authored several articles and has presented at numerous venues on computers, speech technology and wireless networking. During his career with the US Navy, he held specialties in Command & Control and Space Systems Engineering while accumulating over 2500 hours and 230 carrier landing flying the E-2C and C-2A aircraft. He holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering, a MA in National Strategic Studies and a MS in Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering). (For online references please see http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_L._Jackson )
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  • GovCloud Network
    Founder & CEO, 2013 - present
  • NJVC
    Executive, 2010 - 2013
  • Dataline
    2008 - 2010
  • Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.
    Director, Federal Systems Practice, 2007 - 2008
  • Cryptek
    Vice President, Global System Solutions, 2006 - 2007
  • IBM
    Worldwide Sales Executive, 2000 - 2006
  • JPMorgan Chase
    Vice President, 1999 - 2000
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New York, NY - Monterey, CA - Washington, DC - Cubi Point, Phillipines - Pensacola, FL - Corpus Christi, TX - San Diego, CA - Louisville, KY - Neptune, NJ - Baltimore, MD - New Orleans, LA - Gulfport, MS - Newport, RI
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Kevin Jackson is Founder & CEO of GovCloud Network a consultancy specializing in information technology solutions that meet critical government operational requirements. Prior positions include VP & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, VP Federal Systems at Sirius Computer Solutions, Worldwide Sales Executive at IBM, Vice President Global IT Project Office at JP Morgan Chase, and CTO at SENTEL Corporation.

Mr. Jackson retired from the U.S. Navy, earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide.

Kevin is a co-author of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance whitepaper entitled “Cloud Computing: Risks, Benefits, and Mission Enhancement for the Intelligence Community” . He has been deeply involved in the broad collaborative effort between industry and the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology on the federal government’s adoption of cloud computing technologies. He is the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium’s Cloud Computing Working Group Chairman, and his formal education includes a Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering); a Master of Arts degree in National Security & Strategic Studies; and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.
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Mr. Jackson is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings” (http://kevinljackson.blogspot.com ) and the founder and editor of Government Cloud Computing on Ulitzer electronic magazine (http://govcloud.ulitzer.com ). His first book, GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government was released in March 2011.
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  • George Mason University
    Applied Information Technology, 2013 - present
  • US Naval Academy
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • Naval War College
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Microsoft preps its government cloud -- GCN
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Consortium offers road map for cloud-based rapid response -- GCN
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Software Quality in Federal Acquisitions | CISQ
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Join us for the next CISQ Seminar at the OMG Technical Meeting on March 26, 2014 in Reston, VA USA. Dr. Bill Curtis and other esteemed speak

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WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCOIC Debuts Roadmap for Designing, Managing Cyber-secure Hybrid Computing Environment.

Watch out for 'boiler room' cloud brokers -- FCW
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If cloud providers are also brokers, can an agency be sure its interests are put first?

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IBM Hybrid Cloud Debate: Experts debate: Are Hybrid Clouds the End All B...
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A hybrid cloud may become the solution as the debate between public vs private cloud becomes so 2013. The industry's experts will debate on

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60+ Top social media conversationalists talking cloud computing on Twitt...
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In today's fast-paced digital landscape, the adoption of cloud services for business is well beyond the tipping point. With 2014 predicted t

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Possessing Uptime Institute's Tier III certification for operation and design, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

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Global best practices community for Cloud Computing.

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