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Making sense of the IT Modernization challenge

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 - 9:13
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Guest bloggers: Mike Conger and Michael Preis, IBM Global Business Services.

Immersive Technology for Government: Part 1 - Virtual Reality

Monday, September 18th, 2017 - 14:05
While training is a valuable application for this technology, it is not the only one. There are a number of other opportunities to drive mission results using immersive technologies, including augmented reality. While virtual and augmented reality have been used interchangeably at times, these are two different experiences under the same umbrella of immersive technology. Virtual reality is a fully immersive, computer-generated simulation, which includes visual and auditory inputs. With virtual reality the user is taken out of their real environment.

Actionable Cybersecurity Practices for the 21st Century: Perspectives from Experts

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 - 11:36
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The IBM Center recently partnered with the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security to convene a set of interactive discussions among Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other security executives in government and industry.  The meeting highlighted challenges and opportunities for action.

Bill Marion

Friday, June 30th, 2017 - 12:56
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What is the US Air Force’s Information Dominance Strategy? How is the Air Force changing the way it does IT? What is the US Air Force doing to leverage advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Bill Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance & Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force.
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Mon, 09/25/2017
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What is the US Air Force’s Information Dominance Strategy? How is the Air Force changing the way it does IT? What is the US Air Force doing to leverage advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Bill Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance & Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force.

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 9:13
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.

Dr. Timothy Persons

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 - 13:28
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What are the key strategic priorities for GAO’s Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering? What are technology readiness assessments? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with our very special guest, Dr. Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, GAO
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Mon, 04/24/2017
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What are the key strategic priorities for GAO’s Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering? What are technology readiness assessments? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with our very special guest, Dr. Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, U.S. Government Accountability Office.

No Longer a Lamp Under a Bushel Basket

Monday, April 10th, 2017 - 9:31
Discoveries like these are an entrepreneur’s dream, but they live in a different world than the scientists who develop these technologies. And their paths rarely cross. How can this dynamic be changed so discoveries move from the lab to markets more quickly, and don’t remain “a lamp under a bushel basket?”

Todd Simpson

Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 12:47
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What is the Food and Drug Administration’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, at the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Mon, 07/03/2017
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What is the Food and Drug Administration’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, at the US Food and Drug Administration.

Blockchain for Government

Monday, March 27th, 2017 - 6:45
Simply put, Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger that can be likened to bookkeeping, where transactions are recorded as “blocks” and any modifications or related transactions are also recorded and linked creating a connected “chain”. This provides a unique opportunity to address pressing issues government organizations face, such as transparency, fraud detection, and efficient and improved services. Transparency

Transforming Government Through Technology

Sunday, March 26th, 2017 - 13:30
The federal government can reduce costs while improving services by adapting private sector cost reduction strategies and technologies to achieve similar benefits in government. This objective is highlighted by a recent report, led by the Technology CEO Council (TCC), in which the IBM Center for The Business of Government participated. In “The Government We Need,” TCC members detail how, if implemented effectively, technology-based reforms could reduce federal costs by more than $1 trillion over the next decade.