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Martha Dorris and Ira Hobbs

The latest small business contracting numbers numbers show agencies are struggling to hit their goals for doing business with small businesses. Those companies and entrepreneurs want to bring innovation and agility to the federal government, but they struggle to navigate the process. Martha Dorris, deputy associate administrator at GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies and ACT-IAC Small Business Conference Government chair, and Ira Hobbs, principal at Hobbs & Hobbs and former chief information officer at the Treasury Department and ACT-IAC SBC industry chair, tell In Depth with Francis Rose small business could hold the keys to success for your next IT project.

Tags: Martha Dorris , Ira Hobbs , GSA , Treasury Department , Small business contracting , technology , In Depth

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 04:56pm EDT
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National Cancer Institute hopes to find a cure in the cloud

George Komatsoulis, the National Cancer Institute's deputy director of the center for biomedical informatics and IT, and acting chief information officer, said through the Cloud Atlas Genome project, NCI is trying to reduce costs to access data by medical research institutions and to make sharing of the this data and collaboration easier.

Tags: technology , George Komatsoulis , National Cancer Institute , cloud computing , industry , data analysis , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/28/2014, 07:51am EST
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By air and sea, military shows off hardware at Sea-Air-Space Expo

The Navy and Marine Corps provided hands-on demonstrations of some of the innovative machines they use to help them do their jobs.

Tags: Navy , Marine Corps , V-22 , Osprey , Stiletto , technology , Sea-Air-Space Expo , Michael OConnell , NAVSEA

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Federal Student Aid shifting toward a customer-centric approach to IT

Jerry Williams, the CIO of FSA, said he's reorganizing his office to establish customer service representatives to help the mission areas use IT more successfully.
April 10, 2014

Tags: technology , Jerry Williams , Federal Student Aid , Education , Dell Federal , contracting , virtual data center , ITIL , COBIT , IT management , customer service , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:54pm EDT
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Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government

Budget restrictions are forcing agencies to look for ways to contain costs while serving their mission needs. Agencies are turning to desktop virtualization to enable access, securely, anywhere and anytime. This serves to empower employees to use their own devices, applications, email and data to move beyond their offices and bring to meet the flexible needs of today's government workforce. This panel explores how agencies are reducing operational costs while providing secure access for government information to meet mission needs.

Tags: Dell , Iron Bow , technology , Transformative Technology , Desktop Virtualization , Tom Sasala , Grant Schneider , Keith Maresca , Ryan Sobel

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 03:12pm EST
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Treasury figuring out how the shared services pieces fit into governmentwide puzzle

In part 3 of our special report, Shared Services Revisited, Federal News Radio explores the administration's plans to ensure success in consolidating and standardizing financial systems this time around. Beth Angerman, director of Treasury's Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (OFIT), said the goal is creating a repeatable, sustainable process for agencies to move to federal financial management providers. Over the next six months, Treasury and OMB must answer many of the outstanding questions about how this initiative will truly work.

Tags: technology , financial management , Shared Services Revisited , Treasury , OMB , Sylvia Burwell , Beth Angerman , Carlos Otal , Grant Thornton , Association of Government Accountants , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:26am EDT
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Navy looks to overhaul acquisition processes for aviation systems

The Naval Air Systems Command's acquisition practices are laden with so much unnecessary costs that its commander worries about its ability to meet its mission to the fleet a few years from now. NAVAIR's commander said it's time to rethink the way it engages the acquisition system and with industry.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Sea Air Space Exposition , Naval Air Systems Command , David Dunaway , technology , acquisition , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:55am EDT
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Catalysts for Government's Big Data Revolution

What are the infrastructure underpinnings of big data and big databases. Users of big data have been concentrating on the tools to mine the information in big data. In this conversation, we will discuss what it takes to house, maintain and serve up big data. Such data stores are characterized by a mix of relational/structured data and non-structured files such as video, images, PDFs, and office documents. A number of new solutions are emerging - different types of storage, different approaches of optimizing the data center to handle big data.

Tags: technology , CDWG , NetApp , Terry Halvorsen , John Montel , David Bray , Jack Nichols , Lee Vorthman , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:49pm EDT
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Deltek suffers cyber attack putting 80,000 employees of vendors at risk

The market research firm says 25,000 customers potentially had their credit card information exposed during the breach. Deltek says there is no evidence that usernames and passwords were misused.

Tags: technology , industry , cybersecurity , Deltek , Patrick Smith , Mike Corkery , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:42am EDT

Cloud solutions for the federal government

Astadia CEO Rebecca Rogers Tijerino and John Keefauver, vice president of Application Solutions, will discuss cloud system integration and how lessons learned in the commercial world can be applied to federal IT systems.
April 8, 2014

Tags: technology , cloud computing , Vivek Kundra , Rebecca Rogers Tijerino , John Keefauver , Astadia , IT security , hybrid cloud , software as a service , infrastructure as a service , SalesForce , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 10:05pm EDT
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