Tag Archives: collaboration

Smartsheet’s Ignacio Martinez: Cloud-Based Tools Help Remote Gov’t Employees Facilitate Collaboration

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Ignacio Martinez, vice president of security, risk and compliance at Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), said cloud-based tools have helped government agencies transform their workflows and enabled their employees to collaborate with colleagues as they telework during the COVID-19 pandemic. Martinez explained how cloud-based platforms like Smartsheet Gov help improve employee productivity and satisfaction by promoting seamless collaboration among personnel regardless of their location.

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SMC Seeks Info on Classified Enterprise IT for Next-Gen OPIR, ESS Satcom Programs

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The Space and Missile Systems Center has asked industry to provide information on an enterprise classified information technology infrastructure to meet SMC’s collaboration, security and data access requirements for Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared and Evolved Strategic Satellite Communication programs.

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Open-Source Tech, ‘Light-Touch’ Regulatory Approach Could Help Speed Up AI Adoption

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David Egts, chief technologist of the North America public sector at Red Hat, said the government could help accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence through the use of open-source tools and a "light-touch approach to regulating AI."

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MuleSoft’s Shad Imam: APIs Could Help Agencies Speed Up Innovation

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Shad Imam, director of solution engineering for federal region at MuleSoft, told Rob Stein, senior vice president for North America public sector at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), in an interview how government agencies can accelerate the delivery of services and improved experiences to citizens using application programming interfaces.

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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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