The government IT procurement system needs its own Steve Jobs.
Source: Startup America by stopping the IT cartel – Fortune
We almost have an IT cartel within federal IT made up of very few companies that benefit from government spending because they understand the procurement process better than anyone else not because they provide better technology.
— departing federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, from his recent appearance in front of the White House Science committee
The threat of domestic terrorist attacks in the United States similar to last week’s fatal bombing and assault in Norway is significant and growing, analysts said Monday.
Source: Far right domestic terrorism on par with foreign threat, experts say – CNN.com
There’s a derogatory term in Silicon Valley for companies that amass huge troves of patents and make money by threatening lawsuits: “patent trolls.”
Source: When Patents Attack! | This American Life