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Accenture Study Reveals Continued Federal IT Modernization Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 19, 2018 — A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report has found that many federal information technology executives experience continued challenges in their efforts to modernize IT, particularly in the alignment of technology priorities with mission objectives, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday its State …

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IBM-Backed Survey Cites Federal IT Investment Shift to Hybrid Cloud; Andras Szakal Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — An IBM-backed (NYSE: IBM) study has found that a majority of federal information technology executives foresee a shift in IT investments over the next two years, with an increasing number anticipating spending on cloud technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. Fedscoop reported Oct. 15 that …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM Key to Federal IT Cybersecurity, National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, has said the integration of cybersecurity requirements as a key part of federal information technology is centered on the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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ICF: Majority of Fed Leaders Want Citizen Experience as Priority in Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has found via a survey that 90 percent of federal agency leaders believe their organizations should prioritize citizen experience in their digital transformation initiatives, even as 80 percent indicate greater focus on back-end technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday 91 percent …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Automation, Strategic Cloud, Simplified Procurement to Help Cut ‘Technical Debt’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2018 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of the federal business at Dell EMC, has urged federal agencies to focus on automation, cloud modernization and simplified procurement in order to address what he calls a “technical debt,” ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harris, a …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud to Drive Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager for Defense Department programs at Amazon Web Services, has said federal agencies working to modernize their information technology infrastructure will benefit from the cloud due to its agility, capacity for collaboration and experimentation as well as security and operational …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Programmatic Approach, IT Modernization CoEs to Support EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), believes a programmatic approach will help federal information technology leaders in their agencies’ transition from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract vehicle to the potential $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Young, …

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CSRA Eyes Gov’t IT Service Expansion as Member of Google Cloud Partner Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has joined Google‘s Cloud Partner Program as part of the former’s effort to expand its information technology portfolio for government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The partnership will work to leverage CSRA’s knowledge of mission requirements and Google’s cloud platform in …

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Juniper’s David Mihelcic: Unified Network, Automation to Drive Federal Network Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2018 — David Mihelcic, federal chief technology and strategy officer of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), has said network components such as firewalls and switches will work to secure federal networks when integrated into a single domain to support real-time threat analysis, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. He wrote …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: ‘Comprehensive’ Approach Drives Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has said the government is working to establish a comprehensive strategy for federal information technology modernization through several initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 20. Puvvada said in a Federal News Radio interview posted Dec. 18 …

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