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Results from the latest study on the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System

Results from the latest study on the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System

Gerald Dillingham, director of civil aviation issues at the Government Accountability Office, discussed his latest study on the FAA’s Next...
Federal contractors & transition strategy

Federal contractors & transition strategy

Anne Altman, vice chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, discusses how federal managers and contractors can strategize during the...
CIOs push for power to stop cyber-deficient contracts

CIOs push for power to stop cyber-deficient contracts

Robert Klopp, CIO at the Social Security Administration, discusses CIO  cybersecurity and acquisition authority at federal agencies.
 Strategic Developments in Category Management

 Strategic Developments in Category Management

Tiffany Hixson, regional  commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, discusses the future and vision of the...
What are the IT initiatives for the Trump administration?

What are the IT initiatives for the Trump administration?

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president at the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector, offered his view on what Obama administration...
Health I.T. implications of a Trump administration

Health I.T. implications of a Trump administration

Horace Blackman, senior vice president of health at Leidos, discusses how a new presidential administration could impact health data security...
Trump transition team ‘evaluating’ EOP office structure

Trump transition team ‘evaluating’ EOP office structure

Samantha Ehlinger, technology reporter at Fedscoop, discusses how the Executive Office of the President could be restructured under a Trump presidency....
Future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016

Future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, discusses the future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act...
Future of the Federal Systems Integration & Management Center at the General Services

Future of the Federal Systems Integration & Management Center at the General Services

Rob Coen, Strategy Director at GSA’s Federal Systems Integration & Management Center at the General Services Administration, discusses the future...
Improving Acquisition with “Making It Easier” Initiative

Improving Acquisition with “Making It Easier” Initiative

Judith Zawatsky, Multiple Award Schedules Transformation Program Manager at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, discusses the Making It Easier campaign.
Unified Cross Domain Services Management Office turns 10

Unified Cross Domain Services Management Office turns 10

Ed Hammersla, chief strategy officer and president of Federal at Forcepoint, discusses the Unified Cross Domain Services Management Office’s 10...
Microscope on 18F & TTS

Microscope on 18F & TTS

Mike Hettinger, president of the Hettinger Strategy Group and Rich Beutel, founder of Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the future of GSA’s Technology Transformation Service, including...
Proposed guidance to modernize federal IT

Proposed guidance to modernize federal IT

Alan Balutis, senior director and distinguished fellow at Cisco and former Chief Information Officer and Chief Financial Officer at the Commerce Department discusses U.S....
The future of NIEM

The future of NIEM

The National Information Exchange Model considers itself to be a data dictionary. NIEM says it uses agreed-upon terms, definitions, relationships,...

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner at the Office of Integrated Technology Services at the General Services Administration discusses the potential impact the Modernizing...
Tony Scott says convenience, trust will drive U.S. government’s digital transition

Tony Scott says convenience, trust will drive U.S. government’s digital transition

On Tuesday, federal chief information officer Tony Scott joined Lars Lose — Ambassador of Denmark to the United States —...
DOT takes stock of IT

DOT takes stock of IT

The Department of Transportation is in the midst of a year-long move to the cloud. First, the agency spent months...
How agencies can manage the cost of modernization

How agencies can manage the cost of modernization

According to the General Services Administration, category management is a model widely used by the private sector that will help...
Industry and the MGT Act

Industry and the MGT Act

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president at the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), discussed the IT to-do list for...
Integrating data into digital services at Commerce

Integrating data into digital services at Commerce

Mike Kruger, the outgoing director of digital engagement at the Department of Commerce, reflected on the effort to integrate data...
Federal agencies and comprehensive data strategy

Federal agencies and comprehensive data strategy

Sanjay Sardar, vice president and service line director for data science at SAIC, offered advice to federal agencies trying to...
Managing federal IT during a transition

Managing federal IT during a transition

Simon Szykman, chief technology officer of federal services at Attain, discussed the nuances of managing federal IT during a presidential...
Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Northern Virginia Technology Council vice chair Anne Altman discussed how industry views the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx).
White House focuses on artificial intelligence

White House focuses on artificial intelligence

Joshua New, policy analyst at ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation, discussed the latest White House report on artificial intelligence and how...