Alan Kotok
Publications, 2007

Magazine and Web site articles

Science Careers Best of 2007
Science Careers, 28 December 2007.
Our editors look back at the past year and highlight the best we had to offer.

Private Connected Citizens, Public Connected Diplomacy, 21 October 2007.
Private citizens now have the means, motives, and opportunities to take public diplomacy into their own hands.

Making a Midlife Change, to Academia
Science Careers, 19 October 2007.
Why does a highly regarded industry researcher walk away from two decades with one company to accept a completely new university post?

ebXML Cutting costs and simplifying processes for business
ISO Focus, July-August 2007.
The Electronic Business XML (ebXML) specifications, now implemented worldwide, emerged in May 2001 just as a severe technology recession took hold. The combination of open processes to develop the the specifications followed by key open-source software initiatives helped sustain ebXML's momentum during this difficult period, which led to the accelerating usage seen today.

Special Feature: Grant Writing for Tight Times
Science Careers, 27 July 2007.
Faced with falling grant-approval rates, researchers need to work harder and smarter to get their projects funded.

Funding for Undergraduate Science Majors
Science Careers, 6 July 2007.
Science Careers provides direct links to GrantsNet's funding database, so you can find your next science scholarship, internship, or research opportunity. (With José Fernández)

Special Feature: Research Opportunities in India--An Upward Trajectory
Science Careers, 27 April 2007.
In this special feature, Science Careers reviews the state of scientific exchanges with India, highlighting the current environment and likely growth opportunities for foreign researchers.

GrantsNet Guide to Financing Your Research Exchange in India
Science Careers, 27 April 2007.
Scientists seeking funds for a research visit to India can look to their own governments, multinational organizations, and a few private groups.

Introducing GrantsNet 2.0
Science Careers, 30 March 2007.
The old GrantsNet funding database is getting some new content and features.

Is in the FastLane?
Science Careers, 9 March 2007.
With more federal agencies using for their electronic grant applications, does NSF plan to continue using its own FastLane system, or will it join as well?

Adoption of ebXML: Hiding in Plain Sight
ebXML Forum, 14 February 2007.
Have you ever misplaced your glasses or keys, only to discover they were right in front of you all the time? This same phenomenon seems to be happening with some so-called experts, observers, and analysts who recently report low levels of ebXML adoption, particularly when compared to generic Web services.

Getting Ready for Electronic R01 Submissions
Science Careers, 12 January 2007.
In part 2 of our series on electronic submission of NIH R01 grant proposals, Science Careers checks how the agencies and several universities are preparing for the big change.

What You Need to Know About Electronic R01 Submissions
Science Careers, 5 January 2007.
Science Careers gives you the lowdown on electronic submission of NIH R01 grant proposals as the first deadline approaches.

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