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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 , 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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Agile software development in the federal government

Mehul Sanghani and Jeremy Kolonay, from the Octo Consulting Group will discuss agile software development with host John Gilroy.
December 3, 2013

Tags: technology , Agile software development , software development , Mehul Sanghani , Jeremy Kolonay , Octo Consulting Group , product manager

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 07:26pm EST
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Agencies face clunky switch to agile IT development

Departments face challenges with contracting, hardware and policies, two years after OMB included agile development in its 25-point IT reform plan. The approach aims to make development more effective and efficient, but the switch itself has been far from agile.

Tags: technology , AFCEA , agile development , Shawn Kingsberry , Thomas Sasala , Mark Schwartz , 25-point IT reform plan , Ruben Gomez , Recovery Board , Citizen and Immigration Services , Army IT agency

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 06:20am EDT
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Ambitious IT reform plan viewed as effective

In 2010, the Office of Management and Budget unveiled a sweeping plan to reform federal IT projects, encompassing 25 focus areas. Among them: Shuttering data centers and transitioning to cloud-computing platforms and implementing more robust metrics and processes to effectively manage large-scale IT projects. Federal IT experts evaluate agencies' progress on the initiative and discuss why they believe it has been effective as part of the special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: IT reform , Steven VanRoekel , Karen Evans , Dan Chenok , IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:36am EDT
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IT projects pulled from brink of failure

TechStat is rarely about shutting down problematic technology programs. In an exclusive report, Federal News Radio examines how agencies are using the analysis to support existing improvement plans, to move to agile development and to change its relationship with contractors. CBP, NARA and the FBI are recent examples of agencies taking advantage of the visibility and transparency TechStat brings to get programs back on track and completed.

Tags: technology , oversight , OMB , Steven VanRoekel , NARA , Mike Wash , Scott Stovall , FBI , Jeffrey Johnson , Customs and Border Protection , Linda Jacksta , ACE , ERA , Sentinel , TechStat , Inside TechStat , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 05:16am EDT
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Former Federal CIO Kundra joins Salesforce.com

After spending four months as a fellow at Harvard, Vivek Kundra becomes the executive vice president for emerging markets at the cloud computing services company.

Tags: technology , people , industry , Salesforce.com , Harvard Kennedy School for Government , Berkman Center for Internet and Society , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/16/2012, 11:02am EST

Online forum seeks cloud computing best practices

SafeGov.org aims to provide government with a greater understanding of the benefits of cloud computing.

Tags: cloud computing , industry , Karen Evans , best practices , acquisition , contracting , Jolie Lee , budget , Chertoff Group , Civitas Group , Harris Corporation , Juniper Networks , KE&T Partners , L3 Stratis , Lockheed Martin , Microsoft , Peerstone Research , Ponemon Institute, , SANS Institute , Smarsh , KE&T Partners

Tuesday - 11/01/2011, 12:10pm EDT

Analysis: VanRoekel's plan has too many priorities

Alan Balutis, senior director for Cisco's Business Solutions Group, and a former chief information officer at the Commerce Department, said, "If everything is important, nothing is important."

Tags: Alan Balutis , cisco , Steven VanRoekel , techology , CIO , In Depth , 25-point plan

Friday - 10/28/2011, 06:38pm EDT
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Cyber czar Schmidt details priorities

WFED's Jason Miller has details; plus a preview of this week's Federal Security Spotlight program.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Howard Schmidt , cyber czar , White House , Aneesh Chopra , Federal Security Spotlight , Sean McGurk

Wednesday - 01/27/2010, 03:59pm EST
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