Cloud Computing

  • Cybersecurity in the federal government

    Sicher Consulting president Alex Grohmann, Deloitte’s John Dyson and Think Forward Consulting president Brian Gay join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how to improve the cybersecurity framework for the federal government. January 10, 2017

  • Hyper-converged platform, infrastructure – A game changer for government?

    Edris Amiryar, a senior systems engineer for NetCentrics, provides six reasons why agencies should consider a new approach to technology integration.

  • SEWP V & GWACs

    NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Allen Federal President Larry Allen join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss SEWP activity in 2016 and how GWACs help CIOs with FITARA. January 9, 2017

  • Federal CIO exit interview: Defining moments turned into forcing functions

    Tony Scott, the federal chief information officer, said in an exit interview that the update to Circular A-130 and the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) are among the most significant accomplishments during his almost two-year tenure, which will end Jan. 17.

  • Cybersecurity in the cloud

    Maria Horton, CEO, of EmeSec, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the big issues facing small contractors, including cybersecurity, marketing and why partnering may be better than going for a prime spot on some contracts. December 26, 2016

  • Fostering innovation in the federal government

    Kerry Long, program manager, IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the lengths the federal government is taking to foster innovation. December 27, 2016

  • Army’s path to IT modernization buoyed by private cloud pilot

    Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell, the Army’s chief information officer/G6, said there are several parallel initiatives like data center consolidation and network consolidation to reach the end goal of having a modernized IT infrastructure and end-user services.

  • Geography & open source

    Anthony Calamito, the chief evangelist of Boundless, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company helps federal IT professionals use open source geospatial information to solve complex problems. December 13, 2016

  • A possible solution to the shared services funding problem emerges

    The Unified Shared Services Management Office at GSA released a new 10-year vision for federal back-office shared services that relies on a subscription or as-a-service model to deal with the needs for upfront spending.

  • Interior used the massive hack of feds data to shore up cyber

    Sylvia Burns, the Interior Department’s chief information officer, said her team responded aggressively over the last 18 months to improve the agency’s cybersecurity posture, including using two-factor authentication for computer access.

  • Deltek getting bought under $2.8B deal

    Roper Technologies is buying the federal market research and government contractor software firm from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

  • Virtualization: From server to desktop to the cloud

    Chris Howard, vice president of Federal at Nutanix, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss virtualization and how it can help agencies reduce cost and improve security. December 6, 2016

  • DevOps & agile software development

    Matt Howard, executive vice president for Market Development at Sonatype joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company can help your agency’s IT professionals put together code in a more efficient manner. November 29, 2016

  • The next phase of cyber crime

    Author and security expert Marc Goodman joins Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss cybersecurity , and how newly emerging technologies are changing the cyber threat landscape. December 2, 2016

  • Contracting under a Trump administration

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, Lohfeld Consulting’s Lisa Pafe and Washington Technology’s Nick Wakeman join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of what contractors are facing during the transition to a new administration. November 21, 2016