Tag Archives: IT modernization

Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Plan Includes Over $10B in Funds for Federal IT Modernization, Cybersecurity Efforts

Cybersecurity

President-elect Joe Biden has proposed a potential $1.9T COVID-19 pandemic relief package that urges Congress to approve more than $10B in funds to support the modernization and improve the cybersecurity of federal information technology systems and networks, The Hill reported Thursday.

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Boomi’s Alan Lawrence: Federal IT Modernization Key to Improve Data Security, Engagement & Mission Outcomes

Alan Lawrence VP of Federal Boomi

Alan Lawrence, vice president of federal at Dell Technologies' (NYSE: DELL) Boomi business, said government agencies should shift their focus from maintaining legacy information technology systems and applications to advancing IT modernization to improve data security, employee and customer engagement and mission outcomes.

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Martin Schroeter to Become CEO of IBM’s ‘NewCo’ Spinout

Martin Schroeter Incoming CEO NewCo

Martin Schroeter, former senior vice president for global markets at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named CEO of NewCo, an independent company that will be formed once IBM spins off its managed infrastructure services business by the end of 2021. Effective Jan. 15, Schroeter will oversee the new company that will focus on information technology infrastructure modernization and management.

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Dell Technologies’ Steve Septoff: Telework Furthers Government IT Modernization Push

Steve Septoff VP Dell Technologies

Steve Septoff, vice president of federal sales at Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), said the shift to remote work has prompted government agencies to accelerate information technology modernization efforts and increased the need for organizations to operate in multicloud computing environments.

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Octo, Sevatec Merge to Create Federal IT Modernization Support Provider; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani CEO Octo

Octo, a Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services provider, and software development company Sevatec have merged to form a combined organization that will provide tech platforms and services to help federal government clients address complex IT challenges. Mehul Sanghani, founder and CEO of Octo, said the transaction creates a “pure-play” modernization and platforms provider in support of the federal government and its missions.

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Bob Genter on Merging SAIC’s Defense, Civilian Orgs Into One Business Segment

Bob Genter Sector President SAIC

Bob Genter, president of the defense and civilian sector at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Monday that combining defense and civilian businesses into one business segment provides SAIC an opportunity to bring information technology to the defense side and engineering services to the civilian sector.

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Accenture’s Federal Arm to Help Modernize Gov’t Retirement Savings Platform

Accenture Federal Services

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has received a contract from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to help update information technology infrastructure for the government’s retirement services program, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Gen. David Thompson of Space Force to Deliver Keynote at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Gen. David Thompson Vice Chief of Space Operations

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operations at the U.S. Space Force, will serve as a keynote speaker during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on December 1st. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page

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Carahsoft President Craig Abod Receives Sixth Wash100 Award

Craig Abod President of Carahsoft Receives Wash100 Award

Craig Abod, president of Carahsoft Technology Corp., has received his 2020 Wash100 Award for driving expansion and revenue through major contract award wins as well as his efforts to improve IT modernization within the government contracting (GovCon) sector. This marks the sixth win for Abod in the seven year history of the Wash100 Award.

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