Technology Matters

Navigating the transition from Networx to EIS

Navigating the transition from Networx to EIS

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, offers his perspective on the transition from Networx...
Agency CIOs ready for incoming MGT Act funds

Agency CIOs ready for incoming MGT Act funds

Bajinder Paul, executive director of IT solutions and strategy at ManTech, and Sanjay Sardar, vice president of data sciences at...
GSA kicks off e-commerce portal initiative

GSA kicks off e-commerce portal initiative

Alan Thomas, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, and Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner Office of...
Federal IT lessons learned over the last 20 years

Federal IT lessons learned over the last 20 years

As the IBM Center for the Business of Government celebrates its 20th anniversary, Senior Fellow John Kamensky, discusses how the...
Growing to-do list for federal IT leaders in 2018

Growing to-do list for federal IT leaders in 2018

Katell Thielemann, research vice president at Gartner, discusses the growing to-do list for federal IT leaders in 2018, and how...
OMB Memo 17-22 & reducing improper payments

OMB Memo 17-22 & reducing improper payments

Hudson Hollister, president of the Data Foundation, discusses the government effort to reduce improper payments, and the role of grant...
Former federal CIOs on the future of government IT

Former federal CIOs on the future of government IT

Mark Forman, global head of public sector at Unisys, Karen Evans, national director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, and Tony...
Applying blockchain to government

Applying blockchain to government

Brian Whittaker, chief technology officer at Young Government Leaders, discusses the evolution of blockchain and how it could be applied...
Artificial intelligence & customer service

Artificial intelligence & customer service

Dom Delmolino, chief technology officer at Accenture Federal Services, explains how AI gives government an opportunity to improve its relationship...
ONR shows off new autonomous tech at Quantico

ONR shows off new autonomous tech at Quantico

This month, the Office of Naval Research and Aurora Flight Sciences showed off a new helicopter — part of their...
USDA first agency to work with IT Modernization Center of Excellence

USDA first agency to work with IT Modernization Center of Excellence

Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky discusses his agency’s partnership with the IT Modernization Center of Excellence, housed at the...
IT Modernization Report emphasizes shared services

IT Modernization Report emphasizes shared services

Angela Styles, a partner at Bracewell LLP, discusses the White House’s new IT modernization plan and how it could impact...
Next steps for White House IT Modernization Report

Next steps for White House IT Modernization Report

Nick Sinai, venture partner at Insight Venture Partners and former deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, discusses next steps for the...
White House releases final IT Modernization Report

White House releases final IT Modernization Report

Jack Wilmer, senior adviser at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, discusses the two big tech-focused initiatives...
Impact of White House IT Modernization Report on industry

Impact of White House IT Modernization Report on industry

Kevin Cummins, vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council and Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of public sector...
Potential for blockchain in government

Potential for blockchain in government

John Hill, assistant commissioner for the Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation at the Treasury Department and Craig Fischer, Innovation...
Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International and Renee Forney, executive managing director of global cybersecurity management at Equinoxys and...
Update on Enterprise Risk Management in Government

Update on Enterprise Risk Management in Government

Todd Grams, managing director for Risk and Financial Advisory at Deloitte, discusses the application of risk management in government.
National Cancer Institute’s model for innovative business outreach

National Cancer Institute’s model for innovative business outreach

Michael Weingarten, director of the National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research Development Center, discusses the mission of his office,...
Priorities for NASA’s Shared Services Center

Priorities for NASA’s Shared Services Center

Mark Glorioso, executive director of NASA’s Shared Services Center, discusses how that NSSC mission is evolving as the concept of...
Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Dan Pomeroy, director of the Data Center Optimization Initiative at the General Services Administration, discusses how GSA is helping other...
FITARA 5.0 scorecards released

FITARA 5.0 scorecards released

Dave Powner, director of IT issues at the Government Accountability Office, sits down with Francis for a two-part interview to...
Report: Seven drivers transforming government

Report: Seven drivers transforming government

Dan Chenok, executive director at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses the Centers latest report, “Seven Drivers...
Blueprint for lasting government tech reforms

Blueprint for lasting government tech reforms

Dave McClure, CIO Advisory Lead for Accenture Federal Services, discusses a new report by the Partnership for Public Service and...