What is the information technology strategy of the U.S. Department of Commerce? How has Commerce changed the way it does IT? And what is Commerce doing to ensure its IT investments are aligned with its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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