Shows & Panels
- Accelerate and Streamline for Better Customer Service
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Client Virtualization Solutions
- Data Protection in a Virtual World
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Feds in the Cloud
- Health IT: A Policy Change Agent
- Improving Healthcare Outcomes through IT Policy
- IT Innovation in the New Era of Government
- Making Dollars And Sense Out of Data Center Consolidation
- Navigating the Private Cloud
- One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation
- Path to FDCCI Compliance
- Take Command of Your Mobility Initiative
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
Federal Drive interviews - Sept. 5
Wednesday - 9/5/2012, 9:29am EDT
Meeting the Office of Management and Budget's cloud-first mandate is a little easier now, thanks to a new blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration. Last week GSA awarded contracts to 20 companies for cloud e-mail, office automation, electronic records management and migration services. GSA estimates transitioning to a cloud solution lowers the cost of email by up to 50 percent annually and saves $1 million for every 7,500 email boxes.
H. Brandon Haller — Chairman, local Federal Coordinating Committee for Combined Federal Campaign for the National Capital Area
Federal employees: It's time to open your wallets. This year's Combined Federal Campaign is now underway. It's the world's largest workplace fundraiser and benefits thousands of organizations. The National Capital Region kicks off its season today.
Pat Calhoun — Senior Vice President and General Manager of Network Security, McAfee
Like camp followers or rock band groupies, malicious hackers are targeting mobile devices in a big way. And why not? Sales of smartphones are reaching hundreds of millions per year. More of them are being used for both personal and work purposes. Just last week, the Office of Management and Budget released its toolkit for bring-your-own-device to work. How bad is the security threat getting?
Pete Kasperowicz — Staff Writer, The Hill
Say goodbye to your nice parking spot. Congress comes back to town next week...and they have an overflowing plate in front of them. Much of the agenda could affect fedsm from cybersecurity to postal reform, the continuing resolution and, of course, sequestration.