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Salesforce’s Dan Davis: Agencies Should Empower Employees to Deliver Seamless Customer Experience

Dan Davis, area vice president for federal civilian sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said delivering a seamless service to citizens calls for federal agencies to establish an “omni-channel experience that protects existing agency investments and simply meets agency customers where they are.”

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Agencies Should Pave Way for Mobility, Collaboration in Workforce

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal business, wrote in a commentary published Friday on Federal News Network that government agencies should enable their employees to be more collaborative and mobile to facilitate engagement with citizens and meet their needs.

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Government-Industry Collaboration Key to IT Modernization

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the development of an application designed to help the U.S. Air Force manage aircraft refueling operations in the Middle East reflects the collaboration between the government and industry to advance information technology modernization.

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GSA Solicits Bids for DoD’s Potential $8B DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration issued Friday a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8B contract to provide an enterprise cloud computing service for the Department of Defense, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract seeks cloud-based applications and services designed to provide communication, productivity and collaboration capabilities to …

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GSA Issues Draft RFQ for Potential $7.8B DEOS Cloud Blanket Purchase Agreement

The General Services Administration has released a draft request for quotation for a potential 10-year, $7.8B single-award blanket purchase agreement to provide an enterprise cloud service for the Department of Defense. A FedBizOpps notice published Thursday says the Defense Enterprise Office Solution firm-fixed-price BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 seeks to …

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SAP’s Tom Padgett, Laura Grant: Agencies Should Pick Cloud Partners Committed to Security, Innovation

Tom Padgett and Laura Grant of SAP (NYSE: SAP) have said agencies should partner with a cloud service provider with a capability to innovate and offer security. Grant and Padgett wrote about the potential benefits to agencies of handing the responsibility to innovate to cloud providers. “By shifting that responsibility …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Provider of AR/VR Collaboration & Intell Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 13, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a partnership with virtual and augmented reality software firm Immersive Wisdom through an investment that is aimed to develop the latter’s collaboration and intelligence technology for applications in government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Megan Anderson, a senior vice president at IQT, said …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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Acumen Solutions’ Courtney Tandeciarz: Cloud Tech Key to ‘Targeted’ Citizen Service Delivery

Courtney Tandeciarz, a director at Acumen Solutions, has said government agencies that aim to facilitate engagement with citizens through any channel and quickly respond to their concerns should implement cloud-based platforms. Tandeciarz wrote how cloud-based tools could help agencies immediately analyze and address an individual’s inquiry as well as track …

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IBM Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Cleared Under FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its collaboration platform to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported Wednesday that John Hamilton, manager of operations for FedRAMP, unveiled the authorization of IBM Connections on Twitter …

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