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How agency CXOs can prepare for Artificial Intelligence

How agency CXOs can prepare for Artificial Intelligence

Kathy Conrad, director of digital government for Accenture Federal Services, talks about the ways AI might help agencies complete tasks...
FBI considers adopting new cloud computing system

FBI considers adopting new cloud computing system

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses the FBI’s request for information from cloud services providers. The request indicates...
Fighting improper payments with tech

Fighting improper payments with tech

One of the most persistent problems in the federal government has been improper payments, where funds paid from government services...
Potential applications of blockchain in government

Potential applications of blockchain in government

Recently, it was announced that the Department of the Treasury was running a blockchain pilot program, to see if the...
Staying power of VISTA at Veterans Affairs

Staying power of VISTA at Veterans Affairs

While plans to replace the aging Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VISTA) platform may be on the horizon, the...
APIs & automation dominate 2018 tech trends

APIs & automation dominate 2018 tech trends

IT professionals are examining today’s technology trends to see what their businesses may look like in five or ten years....
Report: CIO involvement in acquisition decisions

Report: CIO involvement in acquisition decisions

A new report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office indicates that chief information officers need to be more involved...
DISA’s milCloud 2.0 launches ahead of schedule

DISA’s milCloud 2.0 launches ahead of schedule

John Hale, chief of the Cloud Portfolio Office at the Defense Information Systems Agency, sat down with Government Matters’ Francis...
Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Jonathan Kraden, director of customer coordination & communication at the General Services Administration, and Dan Pomeroy, director of the Data...
Impact of CRs & shutdown on agency modernization efforts

Impact of CRs & shutdown on agency modernization efforts

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the impact of short term...
Government contractors face NIST deadline

Government contractors face NIST deadline

Sonny Hashmi, managing director of global government at Box, discusses the deadline facing government contractors under NIST guidance 800-171.
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...