Partners and Clients (1990 – 2023)

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Academy Health – Health care policy

ACHNA, Madrid, Spain – Technology transfer, training

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – IT assistance, Chile Internet projects

American Management Systems – Knowledge Management, shared MBA courses

American University Cairo – Project to train translators to assist refugees

Andrew W Mellon Foundation – Grants for Internet connectivity and activity-based costing schemes in higher education (Distance Learning)

Argentina Projects – Technology projects for universities

Arlington County Detention Facility (ACDF) – database for volunteers’ training

Arlington Learning in Retirement Center – Various pro bono lectures on technology and Bible topics – Technical assistance (CEO: “ICASIT’s help worth $100,000”, see below)

Assist International – Distribution of publications in Central Europe

Association of Government Accountants – IT training

AT&T – IT training for managers

Audiopoint – Technology and venture capital assistance

Bread for the World – Pro bono consulting; assistance with data links, web site, etc.

BTG – Shared learning projects developed by Dr. Ed Bersoff, CEO, in MBA program

“Thank you for your generous funds to our centre which, undoubtedly, will enable us to achieve our aims and objects. Many thanks to you for your help and cooperation.”–Dr. Wael Rifa’t EnnabRefugee Studies Director, An Najah UniversityNablus, West Bank

Canada North Airlines – Projects to improve Internet capability of some Canada “first citizen” groups

Capital Caring (DC area hospice group) – database for volunteers’ training

Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina – Internet connectivity projects in Thailand and Costa Rica

Central Intelligence Agency – KM Assistance

City of Alexandria, Virginia – Design of national award-winning Web site for city

City of Fairfax, Virginia – design of award-winning MM kiosks; assistance on web sites

City of Fairfa, Virginia – design of award-winning MM kiosks; assistance on web sites

City of Warrenton, Virginia – Multimedia kiosks

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) – Knowledge Management linkages

County of Fairfax, Virginia – Multimedia kiosk systems installed in libraries and other sites

Czech Management Center, Prague – Curriculum advice on IT in MBA program

Defense Contract Management Agency – Partnership in administering Knowledge Management Round Tables program

Expert Decision Systems (EXDS) – Grants and technology assistance

ExxonMobil – Consulting on Lotus Notes systems; development of global data base of daily newspapers in over fifty countries

“Information technology and computing are having a tremendous impact on the heath infrastructure in Uganda. Computers, users, and support staff are everywhere. Especially at IPH, Mellon through Dr. Ruth and ICASIT have provided a local area network with wireless Internet connectivity.”–Bob KambicJohns Hopkins School of Public Health

Fairfax County Board of Education – Lockheed Martin Multimedia project

Federal Bureau of Investigation – IT training at FBI’s Quantico center

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome – Expert systems training in Egypt

Fulbright Foundation – Two Fulbright grants to Argentina for IT/expert systems training and teaching

Gearboxx – New startup firm in Northern Virginia-shared education programs

General Services Administration – Knowledge management linkages

George Washington University – Business cybernetics, Knowledge Management linkages

Global Telemedicine Group– IT Consulting and Advising: especially on SBIR funded project for Global Treatment Protocol Course via Advance Distributed Learning. Assisted in the area of requirement analysis and the development of web service architecture for just-in-time information sharing and training the first-responder community across the civil and military environment.

GMU Entrepreneurship Center – Pro bono consulting

GMU Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution – Assistance with Web-enabled software

GMU School of Management – Web sites, technical assistance, training, advising, etc.

GMU School of Nursing and Health Sciences – MM kiosks, web sites (Gerontology)

Humanchal Foundation – Various projects in Nepal

IBM – Information Technology training

Instituto de Empresa Madrid – Development of business case (Larios-Osborne)

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University – Several shared technology Projects

International Trade Commission – Business expert systems training

Internet Society – Linkages with international Internet groups

Internet Technology Innovation Center (ITIC) – Assistance to Internet related businesses

Jewish Community Center, Fairfax

JHPIEGO (Johns Hopkins U) – Advising on two Africa projects

John F Kennedy University, Buenos Aires – Training

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health – Projects in Uganda and South Africa

Kidz on Line – Grant and shared projects for assisting children in Internet skills

Knowledge Management Institute, George Washington University-KM advising

“I was asked to convey to you the gratitude of those members of the Network which have benefited from Stephen Ruth’s help with electronic connectivity. These are Hassan II University Casablanca, Yarmouk University, Jordon, Dar Salaam University and the University of the Western Cape. The centres in question have clearly gained enormously from this help – in fact I would say that it’s probably the best thing that has happened to them, qua institutional strengthening, since this Network was formed!”–Dr. David Turton, Member, UNESCO Forced Migration Network

LASPAU, Boston – Grants and IT projects in South America

Learning Tree International – MBA project led by LTI president, Alan Saulisbury

Litton PRC – Knowledge Management linkages

Lewin Group Fairfax; KM consulting

Lockheed Martin – Long term relationship for touch screen MM training evaluations

Loudon County, Virginia – Multimedia kiosks

Media General Cable – Study of Cable Modem usage patterns

Mitac – Telemedicine projects

Morino Institute – Several funded projects for grad students

“I would like to convey a thank you note for you and your collegues on the article on “A University-based approach to the Diffusion of Knowledge Management concepts and Practice.” It has been a very useful guidance for my school to outline a master’s program in knowledge management.”–Saba JusohNorthern University of Malaysia

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) – Strategic planning advice

NASA – Partnership in administering Knowledge Management Round Tables program

Navy Department – Training in various IT skills, expert systems

Navy Federal Credit Union – Assistance with expert systems and other technologies

Navy War College – Training and advising staff of NWC Management Department

Olympus Group – Education linkages for undergrad students in SOM

Organization of African States – Advice on technology transfer in Africa

The Open University (Great Britain) – Mutual assistance in Distance Learning research

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Fairfax – Lectures; assistance in Distance Learning research

Planned Community Networks – IT advising for Internet startup

Population Reference Bureau – Assistance in Internet-based projects

Potomac Knowledgeway – Grants and assistance in web site deployment

Price Waterhouse Coopers – Training assistance with undergrad program in SOM

Redmon Group Inc. – Multimedia kiosks, web sites, expert systems

Refugee Study Center, Oxford University – Assistance on projects in Africa, Middle East

Rollins College – Linkages to explore distance learning applications with Prentice Hall

“I was pleased to help bring this topic to the attention of National Center for theDissemination of Disability Research (NCDRR). Work and resources at ICASIT ( were a seminal influence on theidentification of the need to “spotlight” this topic for those working in disabilityand rehabilitation settings.”

–Dr. Richard Melia, Director, Division of Research Sciences, NIDRR, U.S. Dept. of Education

SAIC – Knowledge Management and Africa IT deployment linkages

School of Business Administration George Washington University – Technology forecast model development (Dr. Bill Halal)

School of Engineering Management George Washington University – Knowledge management projects

School of Public Health Johns Hopkins University – Consulting in Internet-based training evaluation

Society for Management Information Systems – Knowledge Management training

Soros Foundations – Assistance on Romania Internet Academy and other projects

State Department – Technology training for executives in language institute

Temple Rodef Shalom Falls Church Virginia – Lectures, seminars

TRW – Training on human factors issues in systems design

“Your assistance and advice were invaluable in positioning within the technology community of Northern Virginia. Your help in evaluating our web site as well as providing us important resources saved us considerable precious funds early in our start-up phase. For profit consultants could have charged $100,000 for similar work.”–Henry Aszklar,, Inc.

Unanet Technologies – IT advising-especially on web site development

United Nations Development Programme – Expert systems; multimedia, tech transfer

United Nations University – Expert Systems for agroforestry in Dominican Republic and Haiti

US Department of Education – Development of business cases in Czech Republic and Spain for use in training programs

US Geological Survey – Assistance in new systems development

University of Alcala, Spain – Linkages with GMU for distance learning

University of Chile – Joint studies on Internet deployment at Chilean universities

University of La Plata, Argentina – Training linkages

University of Lisbon, Portugal – Linkages to study distance learning approaches

Virginia Center for Innovative Technology – Four grants for various IT studies

Virginia‘s Internet Technology Innovation Center (Internet TIC) – Partner.

Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA) Arlington, VA – Pro bono consulting

VSE Inc. – Linkages to explore IT training and other shared projects developed by Donald Ervine, CEO

Washington Theological Union: – Distance Learning Study Under Discussion

Washington, DC Metro System (WMETA) – IT training for executives

Woodstock Theological Center – Knowledge Management linkages

World Bank, The – Studies on technology deployment; training of IT managers

“The Centre for the Study of Forced Migration is doing very well. The seed money you kindly facilitated for us from the Mellon Foundation did wonders. We got new premises and refurbished them and then bought a computer. We have been online accessing the www for now. The facility is accessible to the Faculty of Law, our host institution, as well. The Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Sengondo Mvungi is very appreciative and he asked me to write to you. Thank you.”— Bonaventure Rutinwa, Centre for the Study of Forced Migration, Tanzania