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Government Matters interview with Jack Wilmer featured in Fedscoop

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Fedscoop covered my Government Matters interview Sunday morning with Jack Wilmer, one of the co-authors of the White House’s new “Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization.” From the Fedscoop report: “As the White House went about selecting its first…
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Government Matters interview with Jack Wilmer featured in FCW

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Federal Computer Week covered my Government Matters interview Sunday morning with Jack Wilmer, one of the co-authors of the White House’s new “Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization.” From the FCW report: “As agencies prepare to tackle the…
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AFCEA DC Winter Gala: Wonderful event, $125K raised for STEM education

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Last night was my second AFCEA DC Winter Gala, and this one was better than last year’s. Hundreds of government and industry leaders gathered at the National Museum of Women in the Arts to celebrate the season and raise money…
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Oracle’s Federal Forum: how cloud, artificial intelligence will drive gov success

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Thanks to my friends at Oracle for inviting me to join them for their 2017 Federal Forum. I was pleased to meet and talk with a number of CIOs at the federal level, as well as from other public-sector organizations….
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LTG Crawford G6: Army’s IT modernization “more…how we’re buying” than what

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Many thanks to Amber Corrin of C4ISRNet for passing along her report on my AFCEA DC luncheon discussion with LTG Bruce Crawford USA, Army Chief Information Officer/G6: “Amid a sweeping network review under way on the orders of the Army’s…
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AFCEA DC lunch: Army’s strategic direction for modernizing network, IT

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I was very pleased to be invited to host a terrific discussion for AFCEA DC yesterday at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington. The chapter’s annual Army luncheon was an update on the Army’s strategic direction for modernizing its network…
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New in GovExec: Poor FITARA grades might be a good start

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My first piece for Government Executive, in which I argue that terrible FITARA grades (and they were terrible) may actually be a good start: “In a Congress where any issue can easily be poisoned by partisan rancor, both [Transportation CIO…
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Watch (NC8): Push to digitize immigration coming up short

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U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services has spent more than $1 billion on a project to replace its old, inefficient system. Now, a new report by The Washington Post shows not much progress has been made. I talked about that, and the…
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