Technology Matters

Army grapples with convergence of technology & interoperability

Army grapples with convergence of technology & interoperability

Major General James Rogers (U.S. Army, retired), vice president of Army Special Operations Forces & Missile Defense at Lockheed Martin,...
Evolution of the government CIO

Evolution of the government CIO

Don Upson, founder and president of the Government Business Executive Forum, and Alan Balutis, senior director and distinguished fellow at...
DOJ’s strategy on IT modernization

DOJ’s strategy on IT modernization

Melinda Rogers, chief information security officer at the Department of Justice, discusses DOJ’s strategy for modernization, system consolidation, shared services,...
Agencies prepare for passage of the MGT Act

Agencies prepare for passage of the MGT Act

Hettinger Strategy Group president Mike Hettinger and Cyrrus Analytics principal Rich Beutel look to the future of Congress’ legislative priorities...
The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017

The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017

Letitia Long, former director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, discusses the evolving definition of an internet-connected device and whether...
Office of American Innovation releases IT modernization plan

Office of American Innovation releases IT modernization plan

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International and former chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, offers his...
Small changes with potentially big effects on procurement

Small changes with potentially big effects on procurement

Kymm McCabe, technology principal at Deloitte, discusses what small changes could have a big impact on federal procurement.
Defense Department’s top cybersecurity priorities

Defense Department’s top cybersecurity priorities

Essye Miller, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense, discusses efforts to build and maintain DoD’s...
Inspectors General launch Oversight.gov

Inspectors General launch Oversight.gov

Department of Justice inspector general Michael Horowitz and U.S. Postal Service acting inspector general Tammy Whitcomb discuss their collaborative effort...
MGT Act poised to change the way government buys IT

MGT Act poised to change the way government buys IT

Katell Thielemann, director of research at Gartner, discusses how working capital funds outlined in the Modernizing Government Technology Act could...
Agencies, industry prepare for the MGT Act

Agencies, industry prepare for the MGT Act

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of public sector at the IT Alliance for Public Sector, discusses industry preparations for the...
Challenges facing the health IT exchange landscape

Challenges facing the health IT exchange landscape

Melissa Chapman, vice president of federal health business development at Salient CRGT, discusses the biggest challenges facing the federal government...
CIO Roundtable with Maria Roat & Todd Simpson

CIO Roundtable with Maria Roat & Todd Simpson

In a special two-part interview, Maria Roat, CIO at the Small Business Administration and Todd Simpson, CIO at the U.S....
Senate passes MGT Act as an amendment to the NDAA

Senate passes MGT Act as an amendment to the NDAA

Jeremy Wilcox, managing director of federal public sector at ClearEdge Partners, discusses how the Modernizing Government Technology Act – which...
The impact of digital in disaster relief and recovery

The impact of digital in disaster relief and recovery

Tom Fox, vice president of leadership and innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the impact of DisasterAssistance.gov and...
The future of AI in federal cybersecurity

The future of AI in federal cybersecurity

Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services for Venable, and Sam Curry, chief security officer for Cybereason, discuss some of...
Budget uncertainty takes its toll on federal IT

Budget uncertainty takes its toll on federal IT

Deniece Peterson, director of federal market analysis at Deltek, discusses the impact of this fiscal year’s fourth-quarter spending on federal...
OMB wraps pilot program to reduce contractors’ reporting burdens

OMB wraps pilot program to reduce contractors’ reporting burdens

Hudson Hollister, executive director of the Data Coalition, discusses the results from a pilot program at the Office of Management...
A roadmap for ambitious I.T. reformation in government

A roadmap for ambitious I.T. reformation in government

Kathy Conrad, director of digital government for Accenture Federal Services, discusses how agency leaders can make a business case for...
The future of artificial intelligence in government

The future of artificial intelligence in government

Melvin Greer, chief data scientist for public sector at Intel Corporation, discusses the future of artificial intelligence in government.
CIA looks to private sector, Silicon Valley for innovation

CIA looks to private sector, Silicon Valley for innovation

Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director for science and technology at the CIA, discusses where her agency is looking for innovative solutions...
Agencies start feeling the impact of connected cars

Agencies start feeling the impact of connected cars

Dave Wise, director of physical infrastructure issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the privacy implications of connected cars for...
DC CTO: Federal government needs a central technology agency

DC CTO: Federal government needs a central technology agency

Archana Vemulapalli, chief technology officer for the District of Columbia, discusses the impact of a federal IT leadership vacuum on...
Artificial intelligence & federal agencies

Artificial intelligence & federal agencies

Kirke Everson, managing director of the federal advisory practice at KPMG, discusses the way government is using artificial intelligence, and...