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SAIC Utilizes Innovation Factory to Drive Tech Dev’t, Deployment; Charles Onstott Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) is working to accelerate the development and deployment of new products and capabilities for existing and potential customers through a recently established unit for its information technology teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 27. Federal Times reported Feb. 27 …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Dialogue, Adaptable Service Mentality Needed Amid DCOI Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2019 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said federal information technology leaders should collaborate as they work to adapt to the updates in priority areas for the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 7. Chehreh wrote in a …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Look Into Existing Tech Capabilities Before Making New Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said government agencies can collaborate with vendors to determine if their existing technology delivers the agency’s needed security capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 6. Egts wrote in a guest …

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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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