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  • Agilex's Roger Baker: Incremental, Agile Methods Key to Gov't IT Systems Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Agilex’s Roger Baker: Incremental, Agile Methods Key to Gov’t IT Systems Development

    Roger Baker, chief strategy officer at Agilex, wrote in a blog post published Monday that he learned during his service in federal government that an incremental and agile development methodology could improve the success rate for information technology programs. Baker said the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act offers an opportunity for federal chief information officers […] More

  • Raytheon Study: IT Department-Boardroom Disconnect Hinders Cyber Risk Management - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Study: IT Department-Boardroom Disconnect Hinders Cyber Risk Management

    A Raytheon-commissioned report indicates a divide between corporate executives and information technology leaders in organizations that it said could impede internal efforts to defend against cyber attacks. Raytheon collaborated with Ponemon Institute to gather cybersecurity insights from 1,006 chief information officers and chief information security officers for the “Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity 2015” report, Raytheon said […] More

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    Accenture Survey: 42% Of CIOs List Mobility As 'Top 5' Priority

    Nearly two-fifths, or 42 percent, of chief information officers told an Accenture survey managing increased use of mobile devices is one of their top five priorities. Thirty-four percent of the 413 CIOs surveyed said mobility was a priority of theirs for 2013, Silicon Republic reports. Tina Costanza writes 43 percent said their biggest need was […] More

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    Teradata: Discovery Platforms, Applications To Help Define Big Data In 2013

    Analytic data company Teradata has identified discovery platform and application growth as among its top five predicted trends in big data for 2013. Chief information officers will also move beyond from purchasing storage to deploying big data platforms and organizations will also want systems that run both traditional and big data analytics, the company said […] More

  • Oracle Survey Finds CIOs Moving to COTS Apps, Investing in IT Upgrades in 2012 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Survey Finds CIOs Moving to COTS Apps, Investing in IT Upgrades in 2012

    Oracle and PwC have released the results of a survey of 30 communications CIOs, senior IT executives and chief technology officers that found the majority of CIOs are spending more than half of their operational budgets on maintaining structures in use. The answer CIOs outlined for 2012: “more strategic use of outsourcing and standardization.” Dan Ford, vice […] More

  • Internet Restrictions Common Complaint among Workers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Internet Restrictions Common Complaint among Workers

    Employees who are not allowed to visit certain websites at work often air their frustrations, says a new survey. To gauge the attitude toward IT policies, staffing firm Robert Half Technology conducted telephone interviews with more than 1,400 CIOs from U.S. companies with 100 or more employees. When asked how common, or uncommon, is it […] More

  • Friday Features - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Friday Features

    This week, ExecutiveBiz spoke with nine government-contracting CIOs on their ideas for the next-generation enterprise: “The CIO of today must answer to a multitude of additional stakeholders: the board, shareholders, trading customers, the business lines. And, more often than not, that answer must encompass a big picture view on everything from social media to supply […] More

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