Technology Matters

Discord between Silicon Valley and the federal government

Discord between Silicon Valley and the federal government

Simon Szykman, chief technology officer at Attain, discusses updates in the discord between Google and the Pentagon, and why potential...
Current status of 2020 census preparation

Current status of 2020 census preparation

Al Fontenot, associate director of decennial census programs at the U.S. Census Bureau, details how the agency is preparing for...
DHS plans to move IT services to governmentwide contracts

DHS plans to move IT services to governmentwide contracts

Katell Thielemann, research vice president at Gartner, details why the Department of Homeland Security is moving to GWACs for their...
Army engineers explore 3D printing possibilities

Army engineers explore 3D printing possibilities

Greg Henderson, acting chief of the Manufacturing Readiness & Industrial Base Branch at the U.S. Army CCDC C5ISR Center and...
Artificial intelligence to change the way people in government work

Artificial intelligence to change the way people in government work

Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, details what AI adoption could mean for...
USCIS looks to implement 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act

USCIS looks to implement 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act

Nick Sinai, senior adviser at Insight Venture Partners, discusses how agencies could improve their digital experiences, and implement the goals...
Potential outcomes of government-wide AI strategy

Potential outcomes of government-wide AI strategy

Sonny Hashmi, managing director of global government at Box, discusses civilian applications of AI in government, and how the AI...
Evolution of MilCloud 2.0 in DoD’s cloud strategy

Evolution of MilCloud 2.0 in DoD’s cloud strategy

John Hale, chief of cloud services at DISA, details how MilCloud 2.0 fits into the Pentagon cloud strategy, and the...
Contract vendors push for EIS deadline extension

Contract vendors push for EIS deadline extension

Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of government solutions at Hughes Network Systems, discusses why vendors want GSA to push back...
How U.S. AI technology stacks up on global stage

How U.S. AI technology stacks up on global stage

Michael Hermus, CEO and managing partner at the Revolution Four Group and former chief technology officer at the Department of...
Research & development funding trends in recent years

Research & development funding trends in recent years

Reggie Brothers, chief technology officer at Peraton and former undersecretary for science & technology at the Department of Homeland Security,...
Advice recuperating in IT modernization efforts post-shutdown

Advice recuperating in IT modernization efforts post-shutdown

Richard Spires, former CIO at the Department of Homeland Security and CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the impact the...
IT modernization oversight priorities for new Congress

IT modernization oversight priorities for new Congress

LaVerne Council, national managing principal of enterprise tech strategy & innovation at Grant Thornton, discusses changes to the IT oversight...
Shutdown’s impact on GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract

Shutdown’s impact on GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract

Gary Wall, former Networx program manager at the Department of Health and Human Services and CEO of the Coastal Communications...
GAO unveils Office of Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics

GAO unveils Office of Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics

Chief Scientist Tim Persons and John Neumann, managing director of the Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics Office at GAO, discuss...
HHS pairs power of artificial intelligence with data

HHS pairs power of artificial intelligence with data

Melissa Chapman, president of 9th Way Solutions, discusses how HHS’s latest tech experiment could change the way that information is...
Top lessons learned in implementing electronic health records

Top lessons learned in implementing electronic health records

Chuck Campbell, former chief information officer at the Military Health System and CEO of IT Partner Consulting, discusses five lessons...
VA embarks on 10 year, $16B electronic health record modernization

VA embarks on 10 year, $16B electronic health record modernization

Government Matters presents an in-depth look at the multi-agency undertaking to modernize electronic healthcare records—from soldier to veteran. Featuring interviews...
Breakdown of FY18 federal IT spending

Breakdown of FY18 federal IT spending

Chris Cornillie, federal market analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses what the increase in federal IT spending means for government technology,...
Data privacy strategy at Veterans Affairs

Data privacy strategy at Veterans Affairs

Dominic Cussatt, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Gary Stevens, director of the VA Office of Cybersecurity, discuss...
Potential gains for automating the cybersecurity chain

Potential gains for automating the cybersecurity chain

Bobbie Stempfley, former chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency and managing director of the CERT division at...
House funding bill gives $25 million to Technology Modernization Fund

House funding bill gives $25 million to Technology Modernization Fund

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the latest number for the...
Priorities for Government Operations House Subcommittee in 116th Congress

Priorities for Government Operations House Subcommittee in 116th Congress

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) sits down with Francis Rose to outline shutdown priorities, new developments at the Government Operations subcommittee...
“Tiger team” established to oversee VA GI Bill software

“Tiger team” established to oversee VA GI Bill software

Sean Kelley, former deputy chief information officer for benefits at the Veterans Affairs Department and executive vice president at Unissant,...