Technology Matters

Modernizing federal legacy I.T.

Modernizing federal legacy I.T.

Sonny Hashmi, managing director of global government at Box and former CIO at the General Services Administration, discusses why the...
DOJ still pushing cloud migration envelope

DOJ still pushing cloud migration envelope

Joseph Klimavicz, chief information officer at the Department of Justice, discussed his agency’s cloud migration efforts and other IT priorities.
State Department CIO targeting cloud, artificial intelligence

State Department CIO targeting cloud, artificial intelligence

State Department chief information officer Frontis Wiggins discussed the push to cut costs at the agency, reduce duplicative IT, and...
VA seeks greater collaboration between business and IT

VA seeks greater collaboration between business and IT

Rob Thomas, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, detailed his effort to stand up an IT demand...
The growing government footprint at SXSW

The growing government footprint at SXSW

Samantha Ehlinger, tech reporter at FedScoop, discussed the growing federal IT footprint at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference.
Securing the Internet of things

Securing the Internet of things

Darron Makrokanis, vice president of federal at Tenable, discusses the security challenges presented by the Internet of things, and how...
Agency’s self-service technologies aimed at citizens

Agency’s self-service technologies aimed at citizens

Kathy Conrad, director of digital government for Accenture federal services, discusses how federal agencies can deliver digital services through periods...
NSA opens some software and code to the public

NSA opens some software and code to the public

Linda Burger, director of the Technology Transfer Program at the National Security Agency, discusses why NSA is opening some of...
Implications of Wikileaks’ CIA documents dump

Implications of Wikileaks’ CIA documents dump

Robert Bigman, founder of 2BSecure and former chief information security officer at the CIA, and Ronald Marks, senior fellow at...
Insider threats continue to plague federal agencies

Insider threats continue to plague federal agencies

Insider threats continue to plague federal agencies Karen Evans, national director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge and former administrator of...
SEC moves toward Inline XBRL filings

SEC moves toward Inline XBRL filings

Data Coalition founder Hudson Hollister discussed how this month’s Securities and Exchange Commission vote moving toward Inline XBRL filings could...
Seeking IT innovation at the SBA

Seeking IT innovation at the SBA

Maria Roat, chief information officer at the Small Business Administration, discussed how her office manages the simultaneous push for innovation...
Will the MGT Act resurface in 2017?

Will the MGT Act resurface in 2017?

Pamela Walker, senior director for federal public sector technology at the IT Industry Council, discussed the search for signals on...
Preparing for the Data Deluge in the Public Sector

Preparing for the Data Deluge in the Public Sector

Here is Jeff Henry, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing at ViON Corporation. Sponsored: Today in government, chief information officers...
Evolution of applied architecture at TSA

Evolution of applied architecture at TSA

Laura Downey, chief of applied architecture at the Transportation Security Administration, discusses the future of applied architecture at the TSA,...
NIST seeking comments on cybersecurity framework

NIST seeking comments on cybersecurity framework

Matt Barrett, cybersecurity framework lead at NIST, discusses the call for comments on NIST’s cybersecurity framework.
The importance of personnel to national cybersecurity

The importance of personnel to national cybersecurity

Earl Crane, CEO of Emergent Network Defense and former White House director of federal cybersecurity policy, discussed an op-ed he...
The future of U.S. Cyber Command

The future of U.S. Cyber Command

Michèle Flournoy, CEO at the Center for a New American Security and former under secretary of defense for policy. They...
Highlights from the 2017 RSA Conference

Highlights from the 2017 RSA Conference

Some of the world’s top information security professionals met at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week to discuss...
The cyber culture inside DoD

The cyber culture inside DoD

Francis sat down with Marianne Bailey, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense. They discussed the...
GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department

GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department

Dave Powner, director of IT Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the risk of using new tech for electronic...
New FCC Chairman unleashes reform on agency

New FCC Chairman unleashes reform on agency

Bloomberg BNA senior telecom and tech reporter Lydia Beyoud discusses the agenda of the new FCC chairman Ajit Pai, and...
White House I.T. Modernization Efforts

White House I.T. Modernization Efforts

Phase One CEO Jerad Speigel discusses the efforts by the Trump administration to modernize federal I.T.
Dos and Don’ts for government CIOs

Dos and Don’ts for government CIOs

Casey Coleman, group vice president of civilian agencies at Unisys, and former CIO at the General Services Administration discusses the...