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Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker: Third-Party Management Tools Could Help Agencies Forecast, Control Cloud Costs

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton and head of the company’s digital platform capability team, has said that cloud operations and costs can “spiral out of control” if not managed well, Meritalk reported Monday. “A lot of agencies, as they move to the cloud are novices–for good reasons–at forecasting the costs,” he added.

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Booz Allen’s Betty Thompson: Career Mobility, Inclusion Key to Tech Talent Recruitment, Retention

Betty Thompson, chief people officer at Booz Allen Hamilton, has said there are several factors that employers can consider to attract and retain top talent in a competitive technology market. Thompson wrote in a commentary published Thursday on the Washington Business Journal that companies seeking to retain tech talent should offer flexible career paths to employees and provide them with opportunities to take part in projects that align with their personal goals and interests.
 

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Greg Wenzel, EVP at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Efforts Creating Solutions for IT Systems, Emerging Technologies

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Greg Wenzel, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, as the newest inductee into Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for his efforts creating new solutions in IT systems and other emerging technologies. This marks Wenzel’s first Wash100 award.

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Booz Allen Report Assesses Cyber Threat Trends in 2019

A new Booz Allen Hamilton report that takes a look at cyber threat trends in 2019 says states may employ capabilities related to information warfare to compromise companies and consumers. Booz Allen said in the report that state-linked organizations could identify new applications for internet-of-things botnets and that threat actors might come up with new attack vectors to take advantage of non-WiFi wireless protocols.

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Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker: Agencies Need Data Strategy to Facilitate Cloud Migration

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, told Meritalk in an interview published Tuesday that federal agencies need to assess their data architecture and future requirements for data scalability and extensibility when moving workloads to the cloud. “You almost need the data strategy at the application and portfolio level before you can lay out your cloud strategy,” Tucker said.

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Booz Allen’s Sarah St. Clair on Lessons Learned From HR Tech Upgrade Project

Sarah St. Clair, vice president responsible for human resource services at Booz Allen Hamilton, told Diginomica in an interview published Tuesday about the company’s experiences and efforts to address challenges associated with upgrading its HR technology system. St. Clair discussed Booz Allen’s move to execute the Workday project to manage recruitment operations and mentioned some of the actions the company made to mitigate negative impacts associated with project implementation.

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Booz Allen Plans to Add IT-Focused Jobs in Oklahoma

Booz Allen Hamilton expects to add as many as 240 employees, including information technology professionals, in the state of Oklahoma over the next 10 years. The company said Thursday it seeks to hire more cybersecurity, systems engineering, data analysis and software development professionals to support government, military and commercial clients. The …

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Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker, Elastic’s George Young: Data-First Strategy Key to Federal IT Modernization

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton’s digital solutions business, and George Young, VP of U.S. public sector at Elastic, have said federal agencies that aim to modernize their information technology infrastructure should begin with their data layer. “The most effective IT modernization strategies are driven by a data …

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Booz Allen Execs Highlight Organizational Characteristics to Grow Cyber Talent Pool

Three Booz Allen Hamilton executives said they have observed five qualities that help organizations attract and retain professionals who possess cybersecurity skills. Booz Allen’s Abby Cashman, Erin Weiss Kaya and Joseph Thompson wrote in a joint opinion piece published Saturday on Fifth Domain that companies and agencies should not depend on a competitive salary …

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