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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...
White House releases final IT Modernization Report

White House releases final IT Modernization Report

Jack Wilmer, senior adviser at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, discusses the two big tech-focused initiatives...
Impact of White House IT Modernization Report on industry

Impact of White House IT Modernization Report on industry

Kevin Cummins, vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council and Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of public sector...
Potential for blockchain in government

Potential for blockchain in government

John Hill, assistant commissioner for the Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation at the Treasury Department and Craig Fischer, Innovation...
Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Agencies cope with lack of confirmed tech leadership

Richard Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International and Renee Forney, executive managing director of global cybersecurity management at Equinoxys and...
Update on Enterprise Risk Management in Government

Update on Enterprise Risk Management in Government

Todd Grams, managing director for Risk and Financial Advisory at Deloitte, discusses the application of risk management in government.
National Cancer Institute’s model for innovative business outreach

National Cancer Institute’s model for innovative business outreach

Michael Weingarten, director of the National Cancer Institute’s Small Business Innovation Research Development Center, discusses the mission of his office,...
Priorities for NASA’s Shared Services Center

Priorities for NASA’s Shared Services Center

Mark Glorioso, executive director of NASA’s Shared Services Center, discusses how that NSSC mission is evolving as the concept of...
Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Status of GSA’s Data Center Optimization Initiative

Dan Pomeroy, director of the Data Center Optimization Initiative at the General Services Administration, discusses how GSA is helping other...
FITARA 5.0 scorecards released

FITARA 5.0 scorecards released

Dave Powner, director of IT issues at the Government Accountability Office, sits down with Francis for a two-part interview to...
Report: Seven drivers transforming government

Report: Seven drivers transforming government

Dan Chenok, executive director at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses the Centers latest report, “Seven Drivers...
Blueprint for lasting government tech reforms

Blueprint for lasting government tech reforms

Dave McClure, CIO Advisory Lead for Accenture Federal Services, discusses a new report by the Partnership for Public Service and...
Two data transparency bills under consideration in Congress

Two data transparency bills under consideration in Congress

Hudson Hollister, executive director of the Data Coalition, discusses the efforts underway in Congress to pass data transparency legislation.
Keys to fueling IT modernization in government

Keys to fueling IT modernization in government

Dean Garfield, president & CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council, discusses how agencies will execute the Modernizing Government Technology...
EXCLUSIVE: Agenda & priorities for GSA FAS leadership

EXCLUSIVE: Agenda & priorities for GSA FAS leadership

In an exclusive two-part interview at this year’s ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference, Francis sat down with Alan Thomas, commissioner and...
CIO Council prioritizes technology business management

CIO Council prioritizes technology business management

At the 2017 ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference Trey Kennedy, senior advisor at the CIO Council, discusses technology business management and...
IG report shines light on IT governance at agencies

IG report shines light on IT governance at agencies

Simon Szykman, chief technology officer for Attain Federal Services and former CIO at the Commerce Department, discusses the NASA Inspector...
Agency leaders pledge to boost data sharing, open data programs

Agency leaders pledge to boost data sharing, open data programs

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of U.S. public sector at Hortonworks, and Tim Cooke, president and CEO of ASI Government, discuss...
The future of healthcare for the military and veterans

The future of healthcare for the military and veterans

Vice Adm. Michael Cowan (USN, Ret.), executive director of AMSUS, discusses ongoing healthcare reforms happening in the Pentagon, and what...
Department of Justice leads effort for FOIA portal

Department of Justice leads effort for FOIA portal

Melanie Ann Pustay, director of DOJ’s Office of Information Policy, discusses the cross-government effort to build an online portal for...
Congress takes on artificial intelligence policy

Congress takes on artificial intelligence policy

Michaela Ross, tech and telecom reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses the future of AI in drones, cars, and trucks.
Oracle responds to White House IT plan

Oracle responds to White House IT plan

Nick Sinai, venture partner at Insight Venture Partners and former federal deputy chief technology officer, discusses the American Technology Council’s...
Veterans Affairs Department working on infrastructure consolidation effort

Veterans Affairs Department working on infrastructure consolidation effort

David Wise, director of physical infrastructure issues and Brian Lepore, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government...
Hiring & retention challenges for cyber, IT workforce

Hiring & retention challenges for cyber, IT workforce

Tony Scott, senior data privacy and cybersecurity advisor at Squire Patton Boggs, and former federal chief information officer, discusses best...