Market assessment, competitive analysis, product definition and requirements development.
Team building, product development, engineering team building, core technology and product development, joint development. technology licensing. IP protection.
Naming and positioning, trademarks, segmentation, marketing materials development, demand generation, PR.
Complex direct sales, OEM and channel development. Proposal development and grant writing.
Business plan and presentation development & assistance preparing for fundraising.
We match technology to market needs and identify opportunities using a customer engaged process, gathering customer feedback as early as possible.
We consider a broad range of topics when defining a product including deployment, interoperability and integration, cybersecurity and compliance.
We can build your team internally, co-source, off-shore, and acquire and license technology - accomodating each project's unique constraints.
We develop marketing materials, drive PR, launch demand generation programs. We land pilot and reference customers. We can build your OEM/Channel business.
Where is the pain? Ease it.
Build enough, but not too much.
Whatever it takes. And it does.
GO TO MARKET
It's all about sales. Or go home.
A communications network management software solution deployed last year across the U.S. Army has proven to drastically reduce network downtime as soldiers operate in an increasingly complex command post environment. Communicators and network specialists, untrained on PacStar’s IQ-Core Software, configured and managed complex networking equipment up to 10 times faster than comparable manual methods with[…]
This guest column appeared in the Portland Business Journal today. I’m working to tell the story, to remind people of the consequences of government policies driven by fear and misunderstanding, of the value of our safety net programs, and the impact that individual contributions to the community can make. “Charlie Kawasaki’s parents and grandparents spent three[…]
I worked with Oregon Business Magazine to create this article, assisting them in research and helping explain possible causes for some recent attacks on Oregon companies. I also recruited Isaac from Tonzy, to provide expertise and a second opinion. I’ve very pleased with how it came out, glad to have helped, and hope some[…]
I’m tickled with how well this TAO podcast came together! Technology Association of Oregon Executive Skip Newberry made this easy, and the editing team really cleaned up the mess I made of it, so it sounds great. And, we had a nice little chat about our PDX Cybersecurity camp for high school students. Click the[…]
I’m a speaker at the Remote Monitoring & Control conference, Nov 4th, 1:30pm. My talk is titled “Applying Military Tactical Networking Lessons-Learned to Enable Industrial Remote Monitoring.” I’m diving into best practices on ruggedization of COTS networking equipment and on integrated equipment management. I’ll also show some new and interesting use cases in networking solutions[…]
We’re very excited about this article, which is generating a lot of visibility for PacStar. C4ISR added a wealth of appealing imagery, the slide show, and the video interview at the end with program managers of the WIN-T program. A great example of a very effective article, and PacStar is receiving positive feedback from customers[…]
I’m thrilled to announce (and proud of my contribution towards) PacStar’s successful deployment of IQ-Core Software in two major U.S. Army programs – WIN-T Inc 1b, and on U.S. Army Wireless Command Posts. Many years in the making by a dedicated and high functioning team. I’m particularly pleased with the use of IQ-Core Software to manage NSA[…]
Source: COTS makes its case for wider military adoption I contributed a guest blog article about the use of commercial-off-the-shelf solutions for the US Military, and they posted it today!
Research and Development company Galois and Guardtime Federal have announced they have jointly been awarded a $1.8 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to verify the correctness of Guardtime’s Keyless Signature Infrastructure. The contract will fund an attempt to advance the state of formal verification tools and all blockchain-based integrity monitoring systems.[…]
Check out our extensive highlights and final report for the 2016 Portland CyberPatriot Summer Camp, here. This was so rewarding, we’re starting to think about next year, which may include expanding the number of locations/weeks. Visit here to check out our plans as they evolve for 2017.