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Embedded – Observations of an Agile IV&V Guinea Pig

~95% of my 25-year software consulting career has been spent in the service of, or contracted to, various offices and agencies of the United States Government. A considerable portion of the last 15 of those years has seen me plying my trade in the form of Independent Verification and Validation […]


Test Like You Mean It

Tonight begins the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for our hometown Washington Capitals. They have no doubt spent the past few days furiously practicing in preparation for facing the reigning champs, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It occurs to me that as they have practiced, their coaches didn’t […]


AEGIS Test Platform is Patent of the Year Finalist

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has announced that the AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) is one of four contenders for Patent of the Year. The award winner will be announced at NVTC’s Annual TechCelebration Banquet on Oct. 24.


Questionable Assumptions Threaten Federal Contracting Reform

There’s no question that federal contracting for technology services is finally achieving significant momentum toward innovations that are long overdue. To be clear: the acquisition techniques themselves are innovating in order to allow, in turn, for the end result of what the government receives to be technologically innovative. That’s a […]


Interoperability is Easy, Right?

When I first sat down to talk with Mario Hyland (@interopguy), AEGIS.net’s founder, we focused on the fundamental concept of interoperability. Despite a plethora of definitions created by different standards development organizations (SDOs), Mario’s definition seemed simple enough to me. He defines interoperability as, “[the] Exchange of information between two systems where […]


Our Contribution to the ONC Interoperability Proving Ground

Earlier this week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced a new initiative where the agency will work directly with standards development organizations (SDO’s) and partner with stakeholders to “adapt and evolve ONC’s standards and technology work process” into a Tech Lab approach. This initiative – […]


Keeping HL7® FHIR®’d Up in Paris

This week AEGIS is participating in the May 2015 HL7® International Working Group Meeting and its 7th Fast Health Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) Connectathon in Paris, France. For several years AEGIS has been actively participating in HL7® Plenary & Work Group Meetings (WGMs) and FHIR® Connectathons covering a full range of […]


Faces of eHI Highlights AEGIS

This week, Faces of eHI released to its membership and social media an interview with Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President & Founder at AEGIS.net, Inc. As a membership benefit of the eHealth Initiative (eHI), Faces of eHI exists to highlight  leaders and C-level executives in the Healthcare/Health IT industry. Mario (@Interopguy) […]