Tag Archives: change management

Booz Allen Leaders Say Gov’t Needs Comprehensive Approach to Revolutionize Digital Customer Experience

Santiago Milian, John Gray Parker and Cameron Hanson of Booz Allen Hamilton wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Federal Times that transforming the federal government’s digital customer experience requires the implementation a comprehensive approach that involves change management, data science and a “firm understanding of the domain.”

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Booz Allen Execs on Change Management Misconceptions in Federal IT Modernization

Three Booz Allen Hamilton executives said there are five myths about change management in government information technology modernization and the first notion that should be debunked is that change management should concentrate on end users. “Successful change management requires a whole cultural change that goes beyond end users to encompass the entire stakeholder community – from your delivery teams and business units to your end user community,” Booz Allen’s Juli Dixon, Ben Marglin and Andrew Mason wrote in an FCW article published Thursday.

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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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GSA Seeks Info on Support Sources for White House Innovation Office’s Centers of Excellence

The General Services Administration has asked information on potential vendors that can provide support services for the White House Office of American Innovation’s four proposed centers of excellence and its technology initiatives. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service is interested in companies that can help COEs …

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SolarWinds’ Joe Kim: Federal IT Pros Should Integrate Network Monitoring Into Software-Defined Data Centers

Joe Kim, a senior vice president and global chief technology officer at SolarWinds, has said federal information technology managers should implement network monitoring tools to address challenges associated with the adoption of software-defined data centers. Kim wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday those SDDC-related challenges include the need to manage service-level …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Communication, IT Governance Key to Agencies’ Tech Modernization Efforts

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ federal systems business, has said federal agencies should promote communication and reassess current information technology governance frameworks in an effort to advance technology modernization and comply with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. Puvvada wrote in an FCW commentary piece published Monday that the re-evaluation of IT governance structures …

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Executive Profile: Sarah St. Clair, People Services VP at Booz Allen Hamilton

Sarah St. Clair serves as vice president of people services at Booz Allen Hamilton. She has been with the company for more than two decades and oversees talent strategy development, change management, staff training, career development model creation, communications, executive recruitment and other human resource management functions. Before Booz Allen, St. …

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Executive Profile: Jacklyn Wynn, VP for Global Public Sector Strategy & Market Devt at RSA

Jacklyn Wynn is vice president for strategy and market development for RSA‘s global public sector business and is responsible for strategy execution, project implementation and global partnerships. She previously served as head of the global residency practice at EMC‘s global professional services arm, where she handled P&L management and the implementation of …

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McKinsey’s David Court: Aim to Scale Up Analytics Benefits with Tech, Culture Change

David Court, a director at McKinsey & Company, believes companies that want to explore the potential business impact of data analytics must undergo a strategic transformation that involves planning, restructuring and frontline development. Court wrote in a piece for McKinsey Quarterly’s January 2015 issue that management teams should optimize the use of new analytics technology and …

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Executive Profile: Leah Lackey, Communications & Marketing Director at Exelis Information Systems

Leah Lackey serves as the communications and marketing director at Exelis‘ information systems division in Herndon, Virginia, where she oversees corporate and executive communications, marketing, public relations and brand positioning. She is also in charge of the company’s thought leadership, employee engagement, corporate philanthropy and crisis and change management functions such as …

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