Educators promote parental involvement in education plans

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. – Toni Nelson is the coordinator of the Family Support Resource Center, and she assists parents of children and young adults with special needs. However, she too, has personal experience in the matter. “My son completed his education at the age of 21, and that encouraged him to get more job skills,” […]

Covid Epi Weekly: Harrowing Holidays

It’s hard to imagine a worse confluence. Cases are surging in much of the US. People are tired of the limitations the virus is imposing. Economic harm is real, painful, and persistent. And White House communications have continued to mislead, divide, and deny. Bottom line (almost) up front: there IS one thing that can stop […]

The Future of Healthcare is Here: CMS Launches Largest-Ever Multi-Payer Initiative

The US government did something monumental today. As an extension to the Affordable Care Act, they have put into place a new initiative that enables our doctors and health care teams to have the freedom to administer care in a way they think will deliver the best outcomes to you and me! You ask why […]

3 Missed Opportunities in Telehealth

Are you overlooking these ways to engage more patients remotely? The use of telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as both patients and doctors rapidly adopted the technology to minimize exposure risk while maintaining patients’ health. Telemedicine will likely wane after the height of the pandemic, experts predict, but usage will remain higher than before. […]

Managed IT Services and its role in cybersecurity

Digitization is becoming a crucial component of success for all industries and sizes of businesses. Many business operations have moved, or are moving, to the digital realm. I have spent most of the pandemic working from home and going for short walks around my neighborhood to stay sane and get some fresh air. I bet […]

Data has $urpassed Oil in Value – Here’s Why

Every era in human history has been acknowledged as a noteworthy point in time, primarily due to those who possess not only wealth and power, but the exploitation of that wealth and power. This new age of digital information is becoming more realized not only on the advancements of technology alone, but a significant element present in all […]

A Cloud’s Eye View Of Cyber VUCA In Age Of Rapid Change

As we wind down National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, I wanted to share some thoughts based on recent discussions with a few other cybersecurity professionals and some small business owners about the accelerated migration to the cloud. This article attempts to capture my observations, looking down over the landscape at a 10000-foot view. Security professionals are […]

What Price Cybersecurity? – A Series of Essays Discussing the True Costs of Cybersecurity

As a Government Contracts consultant I frequently interact with clients concerning various requirements in their contracts. Often this means interpreting the requirement(s) and advising my client with respect to what they are contractually obligated to do so as to comply with various requirements. Often this leads me down rabbit holes – and as Lewis Carrol […]

The Bermuda Triangle: poor financial knowledge

The good news first: Germans are putting their money away for a rainy day again. While they saved EUR 9 on average out of EUR 100 in 2013, it was already EUR 9.70 in 2016 with a continuing upward trend, as the Federal Statistical Office’s calculations for the first quarter of 2017 show. Germans are […]

The BT ISDN switch off: How it will affect your business

BT has announced it will be switching off its PSTN and ISDN networks in 2025 in favour of IP voice services, with a gradual phase-out of the older systems starting in 2020. At this point, BT will cease taking ISDN orders, and all businesses will be forced to find other IP-based options for their business […]