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This section contains answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Potomac KnowledgeWay, both the organization and its programs. If you have any questions that are not addressed here that you think should be included in our FAQ, please email them to faq@knowledgeway.org.

  1. What is the Potomac KnowledgeWay?
  2. What is the KnowledgeWay trying to accomplish in the Greater Washington region?
  3. On what issues is the KnowledgeWay focusing?
  4. How is the Potomac KnowledgeWay funded?
  5. How is the Potomac KnowledgeWay managed?
  6. Can I become a member of the KnowledgeWay?
  7. Can my company register on the KnowledgeWay Web site?
  8. Do you have a daily news function?
  9. How can I submit press releases or news items to the KnowledgeWay?
  10. What is the KnowledgeWay's regional news function?
  11. How can I get copies of older news stories?
  12. Does the KnowledgeWay have a calendar of events?
  13. How can I contact the KnowledgeWay?
  14. Where is the KnowledgeWay office located?


Q: What is the Potomac KnowledgeWay?

A: The Potomac KnowledgeWay is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit leadership organization acting as a catalyst, thought leader and idea incubator to help prepare and educate the Greater Washington region to be competitive in the advanced telecommunications, Internet and content industries and the new opportunities their gradual convergence will create in the region.

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Q: What is the KnowledgeWay trying to accomplish in the Greater Washington region?

A: The Potomac KnowledgeWay goals include:

  • New companies: cultivating new entrepreneurial, digital age firms
  • New jobs: creating new knowledge-based jobs
  • More knowledge workers: tripling the region's net-saavy work force
  • Bottom line: increasing the region's personal consumption by $3.5 billion annually, beginning in 2002
  • Reputation: establishing Greater Washington as a global leader in the New Economy

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Q: On what issues is the KnowledgeWay focusing?

A: The KnowledgeWay is focused on five different areas of the emerging New Economy. These areas have developed into our five strategic programs:

  • KnowledgeWayWORKS
  • KnowledgeWayVOICE
  • KnowledgeWay Research and Education Collaborative

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Q: How is the Potomac KnowledgeWay funded?

A: The Potomac KnowledgeWay is funded entirely through the investments of regional individuals, companies and institutions. Our investors have a genuine interest in our mission and goals. We are also partially funded by a grant from Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology.

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Q: How is the Potomac KnowledgeWay managed?

A: The Potomac KnowledgeWay is led by Fred Bollerer, president and CEO backed by a strong, regionally varied Board of Directors chaired by Mario Morino of the Morino Institute. The daily activities of the KnowledgeWay are performed by a staff consisting of eight full and part-time employees.

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Q: Can I become a member of the KnowledgeWay?

A: The KnowledgeWay is not a membership organization. We do, however, encourage all visitors to our site to subscribe. By subscribing, you can elect to receive our bi-weekly regional news publication.

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Q: Can my company register on the KnowledgeWay Web site?

A: Yes, organizations can submit entries to our Roadmap of Resources. The Roadmap is a directory of businesses, services, institutions and products for people in the Greater Washington region. The Roadmap is unique in that you register and update the information about your own resources. There is no charge for registering and it takes just a few minutes.

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Q: Do you have a daily news function?

A: Yes, the KnowledgeWay does have a daily Web-based regional news function. The KnowledgeWay news staff posts five news stories per week in the regional news section of our site; the titles of the most recent stories appear on our home page. Most of the stories are compiled into our bi-weekly publication.

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Q: How can I submit press releases or news items to the KnowledgeWay?

A: Please send us any information you'd like to share with us and the region. Our editorial team reviews all news items we receive for the appropriateness of the story to the mission of the KnowledgeWay, the association with the new media industry and for relevance to the people in the region. Submit all information to news@knowledgeway.org.

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Q: What is the KnowledgeWay's regional news function?

A: The KnowledgeWay's regional news which is emailed or faxed bi-weekly to our subscribers, is a compilation of the stories that appeared in our online daily news function. To obtain a subscription to our regional news publication please subscribe to the KnowledgeWay site.

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Q: How can I get copies of older news stories?

A: We currently do not have back-issues of our bi-weekly compilations of our regional news available on our site, however, we have archived all previous news stories. You should be able to find the story you are looking for within the regional news archive.

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Q: Does the KnowledgeWay have a calendar of events?

A: Yes, the KnowledgeWay maintains a calendar of events associated with the information technology industry. These events are voluntarily submitted to the KnowledgeWay. If your organization would like to submit an event you believe visitors to our site would be interested in, please submit by filling out our event form.

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Q: How can I contact the KnowledgeWay?

A: The KnowledgeWay can be contacted in a variety of ways. We always recommend that you look through our Web site for any information, as this is usually the most convenient way of finding out what we do and who we are. If you would like to contact the KnowledgeWay staff for additional information or inquiries, you can contact us by email at info@knowledgeway.org, by phone at (703) 742-0500 or by fax at (703) 742-7607.

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Q: Where is the KnowledgeWay office located?

A: Our office is located in the Center for Innovative Technology Tower, one of the region's most unique and recognizable buildings. Our address is:

The Potomac KnowledgeWay
2214 Rock Hill Road, Suite 100
Herndon, Virginia 20170

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