Shows & Panels
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
Host John Gilroy will talk about different mobile operating systems, and how to manage them with MaaS360's Jeff Ward and Josh Lambert.
September 27, 2011
The two protestors said in court documents Interior has agreed to take steps to fix potential contracting issues. But the Justice Department disputed Google and Onix's claims saying no agreement has been reached. Interior hired Softchoice to provide Microsoft software for email and collaboration in the cloud almost a year ago.
Nine months since OMB issued its 25-point plan to improve how agencies oversee technology, the tone is changing. Lisa Schlosser, the federal deputy CIO, said the goal is to make sure agencies are using their people, money and other resources as best as possible. Agencies are finding some early success with the IT reforms, especially around acquisition.
Agency CIO Casey Coleman said the move to Google's gmail went smoothly and is 99 percent complete. GSA recently hired another cloud service provider to host collaboration tools. Coleman said the agency now is looking at legacy business systems.
September 22, 2011
The Commerce Department has issued the latest word on how to spot cybersecurity weaknesses in federal computer systems: It's called the "Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments," and it's been published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Matt Perry is making wide-ranging effort to improve the Office of Personnel Management's technology infrastructure. This includes data storage and analytics to make processing HR information easier.
September 15, 2011
Greg Myers, Microsoft's vice president for federal sales, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the next generation of office tools.
Host John Gilroy is joined by Kim Taylor, director of web services at the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service and Kevin Paschuck, public sector vice president for RightNow Technologies. They will talk about a new app being used at FSIS.
September 13, 2011
Tom Reilly, vice president and general manager of HP Security, said security officers should focus two things besides just the network perimeter, such as keeping a bead on data throughout the network and better monitoring user activity.
CISCO Senior Technical Manager John Carney and Senior Solutions Marketing Manager Tim Simon join host Bill Bransford to talk about the how to solve government's biggest technology issues.
September 9, 2011
Department of Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen said business systems and infrastructure are two main areas to reduce the cost of the service's technology.
September 8, 2011
Mark Forman, the first e-gov administrator at the Office of Management and Budget, is currently working on cloud- related programs at government Transaction Services, a firm he co-founded. He explains the extent of the "IT cartel" problem and how the cloud can help.
Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner at the Office of Integrated Technology Services at the General Services Administration, has some tips to help you successfully make that change.
The Federal Trade Commission is using enterprise architecture make its technology backbone faster, more efficient and able to run mobile devices.
In the wake of recent high-profile hackings and leaks, federal managers are reconsidering a move to the cloud. Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update.
Paul Maritz, the CEO of software maker VMWare, spoke with the Federal Drive about how virtualization, which allows agencies to modernize and make IT programs more efficient, can quickly lead to savings.
GAO will decide the complaints by Oct. 17. Both companies say GSA's request for proposal is unfair because of its requirement for a government-only cloud.
The VA has issued a request for information for secure cloud-based collaboration tools to head off the use of less secure web-based applications, such as Google Docs.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is holding its annual conference in Baltimore this week. Enterprise technologies and standardization are key themes. DISA has told its public and private sector partners that it intends to do all of the above, even in a climate in which budgetary resources are declining.
The Army resumed its migration of users to its new cloud email system on Tuesday. Other enterprise services will follow behind it, including an enterprise version of Microsoft Sharepoint, which will mostly displace the Army Knowledge Online web portal, officials said.