Defense Acquisition Reform is a National Security Issue
The U.S. defense acquisition system, designed for the pre-digital revolution economy, is structurally unable to keep up with the rapid pace of technology.
Bandwidth and the Emerging Network Divide
Robust optical fiber networks are rapidly emerging, which provide new capabilities opportunities for citizens and organizations to connect, and new challenges and planning considerations for public and private-sector leaders.
Blockchain and Startup Ecosystems
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Speculation In recent news, there has been considerable focus on bitcoin and its dramatic price swings. In March of 2014, I attended 500 Startups Bitcoinference. At the conference, the price of one bitcoin was approximately $580 and, soon after the conference, the…
Finding Gold Among the Gray
Young seniors (ages 65-74), are the fastest growing demographic in the United States, constituting about 9% of the population. Business and public-sector leaders have both an opportunity and a challenge to adjust their products and services to this growing segment.
Augmented Humanity: The Future of Health and Performance
Technology is enabling new avenues for human enhancement, which will far surpass the performance-enhancing pharmaceuticals that athletes and militaries have been experimenting with for decades.
The Future of Work: Business and Public-Sector Challenges
Presentation by Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd on the future of work and accompanying challenges for business and public-sector leaders.
Enterprise IoT Summit 2017: Smart Cities and Mobility
Joseph Kopser discusses smart cities, transportation, tech innovation, and society in a presentation at the Enterprise IoT Summit 2017 in Austin, TX.
National Labs and the Engine of American Innovation
National Laboratories are little-known jewels that have powered American innovation since the early 20th century, providing lessons and best practices in research and technology investment that are applicable to both the public and private sector.