The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM employment and No. 3 for our "Talent Pipeline."
The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education helped America prevail in the Cold War and fueled prosperity.
Democrats Gov. Martin O'Malley and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Tuesday a joint effort to invest $24 million in building a national resource for businesses grappling with cybersecurity challenges.
We know that we can no longer do business as usual if Maryland is to be competitive in our global economy. The world is an open market, and those regions that can attract talented people and foster a successful business climate will be sustainable for the long haul. It does not matter what we did or had in the past, as legacy is not a part of the current economic formula for success. The 2014 Joint Legislative Business and Economic Development Agenda is the first step toward a vision for a
For market forces to work in favor of the buyers, a standard would need to be set, then all the products that do the same thing would be judged on price and quality, not whether they fit a particular device.
When city or county firefighters have a family obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the federal government, the ability to swap shifts is limited.
The official clocks of the United States government will change by an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which regulates daylight savings and time zones in the country.
Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers.
Donna Dodson, chief, Computer Security Division and acting director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will speak on "Cybersecurity – Facing the Challenges Together at a Cyber Breakfast, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Colony Ballroom at University of Maryland Stamp Student Union Center, Campus Drive and Union Lane.