CTG Web News Volume XIII, Issue 9
Sent: Wed, 08 Sep 2010 11:39:00 EST
CTG Launches Broadband Speed Test for New York State Residents
CTG is partnering with the New York State Office of Cyber Security (OCS) on a broadband testing and mapping project funded by a grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The overall goal is to develop a comprehensive map of broadband internet availability throughout New York State. CTG's role in the project is to develop the broadband speed test tool and website, recruit New York State residents to take the test, and collect and analyze the data.
More about the project >>http://www.ctg.albany.edu/projects/nysspeedtest
NYS Residents, from your home please take the NYS Broadband Speed Test >>http://www.nyspeedtest.com/
Derek Werthmuller to present on Gov 2.0 at "GTC East: The New York Digital Government Summit"
September 22, 2010 | Albany, NY
Derek Werthmuller, CTG Director of Technical Services, will be speaking at GTC East's session on Gov 2.0, along with Andrew Hoppin, NYS Senate CIO. The session will focus on Web 2.0 and what the next generation of the Internet might bring for government. CTG will draw on its research over the last fifteen years and findings from its exploratory social media project, which is providing government practitioners with practical advice on the policy, management, and technology issues associated with the use of social media. CTG will also be hosting a booth on social media in the Government Solutions Center, so please stop by and tell us how your agency is using social media!
Find out more about CTG's social media project >>http://www.ctg.albany.edu/projects/socialmedia
Theresa Pardo to Participate on Steering Committee of the National Gap Analysis on Homeland Security
Theresa Pardo has been invited to participate on the Steering Committee of the National Gap Analysis to help guide the efforts of an investigatory team from the Applied Science Center - Homeland Security (ASCHS) and South Carolina Research Association (SCRA). The analysis is being conducted at the request of the US Department of Homeland Security.