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Blog: How the IoT Could Transform Homeland Security

Marc Pearl, Homeland Security & Defense Business Council President and CEO April 19, 2016   One of the most dominant trends in technology today, the Internet of Things (IoT), is often discussed from the perspective of the cost savings and efficiencies it offers to consumers and businesses. Its value to government has not received as […]

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  • 20/20 Project

    The 20/20 Project on the Homeland Security Enterprise is a five-year initiative of the Council designed to provide insights and perspectives from both government officials and industry executives as a foundation of information, education, best practices and suggested action leading up to the year 2020.

  • Framework for Industry-Government Engagement

    With the input of Council members , we developed a Framework for Government – Industry Engagement through the Planning and Execution of the Acquisition Process. The Framework breaks up the planning and execution of the acquisition process into four stages and provides a timeline and explanation of communication needs, the purpose and benefits of engagement, and suggested types of engagement through each of the stages.

  • Digital Government – Industry Acquisition Communication Binder

    As a follow-up to our Framework workshops, the Council developed the “Digital Government – Industry Acquisition Communication Binder.” The Binder provides information on how to improve and receive greater value from government – industry communication during certain activities that commonly take place during the acquisition process.

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