Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
Shows & Panels
Budget Reprogramming, Stimulus 360, and more!
Monday - 8/9/2010, 6:41pm EDT
At times of high volume transactions like the upcoming end of year budget cycle. government organizations typically encounter opportunities for improvement. Budget Reprogramming in many agencies today is a manual process. Moving simple financial transactions between departments can take weeks instead of hours. Tune in to learn how Microsoft is improving the work of government by enabling better intra company transfers and compliance reporting back to the government. Microsoft has teamed with partners like Information Strategies to provide line of business solutions that can be rapidly deployed in the cloud and at a much lower cost. Tune into to find out how you can drive greater efficiency and impact with Microsoft Dynamics solutions for government.
Mike Teller- CIO,Office of the Chief Financial Officer
James Townsend- Founder and President, Information Strategies
Michael Batt- Director, Dynamics, State & Local Government, Education & Healthcare, Microsoft Corporation
About the Guests:
Chief Information Officer
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining the District government, Teller worked for the State of Maryland for almost three decades. As deputy chief of information technology, he was responsible for oversight of six major data centers that provided information technology operations for 65 state agencies with an annual budget approaching $400 million. He was also responsible for the creation of the state's first Information Technology Master Plan, which was recognized by the Gartner Group as being significantly ahead of any other state's plan in setting a vision for the future and in establishing a clear organization linked to the state budgetary process.
Following his retirement from the state of Maryland, Teller spent eight years in the private sector bringing e-government solutions to state and local governments, including the first use of electronic checks to pay property tax bills in San Diego County.
Teller also brings a strong financial planning background to the OCFO. He served as the chief financial planner for the Maryland Department of Transportation. In that capacity he was responsible for bond and debt service strategies for the department's Transportation Trust Fund, as well as the preparation of revenue and expenditure projections.
A native of Baltimore, Teller holds a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University. He also served in the United States Navy Reserve
Founder and President
Jim received his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and his Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
State & Local Government, Education & Healthcare
Mike is a lifelong Fairfax County resident and has served on the Board of the Reston YMCA, plus been active in multiple local chambers since 1989. Mike has represented Microsoft at the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce since 2004, serving in multiple capacities (Incubator Committee Member, Reston Metro Access Group Representative, and currently as a Board Member).
Mike lives in Reston, VA with his wife Michelle and their two children, David & Sarah.