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  • David Wennergren: ACT-IAC Eyes Involvement of More C-Suite Execs in Tech Discussions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Wennergren: ACT-IAC Eyes Involvement of More C-Suite Execs in Tech Discussions

    David Wennergren, recently named CEO of the American Council for Technology ““ Industry Advisory Council, said he aims to expand ACT-IAC's membership to include chief data officers and other C-suite executives as emerging technologies drive conversations between industry and government, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday.

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  • PSC Unveils Study of Federal CTO Role in Innovation Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PSC Unveils Study of Federal CTO Role in Innovation Efforts

    A new ongoing study by the Professional Services Council will focus on the emerging roles and responsibilities of chief technology officers at federal agencies, particularly in agency efforts to drive innovation. PSC said Monday its innovation committee co-chairs Robin Lineberger of Deloitte and Casey Coleman of Unisys will lead the study. “The results of this study will further our collective understanding […] More

  • David Wennergren: Agencies Need IT-Savvy Acquisition Personnel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Wennergren: Agencies Need IT-Savvy Acquisition Personnel

    David Wennergren, senior vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council, believes government agencies need what he called information technology-savvy acquisition professionals to achieve their goals, FCW reported Friday. Wennergren said the government lacks enough federal technology professionals to perform IT development works at present, Sean Lyngaas and Mark Rockwell report. He told FCW […] More

  • David Wennergren: Cyber Strategy Needs Info Sharing, Security Components - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    David Wennergren: Cyber Strategy Needs Info Sharing, Security Components

    David Wennergren, senior vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council, has cited data sharing and security as among what he sees as necessary elements for a cyber strategy. Wennergren, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, wrote in an opinion piece for FCW published Thursday that a focus on “secure information sharing” […] More

  • PV Puvvada Gets 2015 Eagle Award for Federal IT Work; David Wennergren Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PV Puvvada Gets 2015 Eagle Award for Federal IT Work; David Wennergren Comments

    PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal systems business, has received Federal Computer Week’s Eagle Award as the industry recipient for 2015 for his work in federal government information technology. Unisys said Monday Puvvada has led the company’s IT programs with agencies such as the Justice Department, General Services Administration and Internal Revenue Service. He has also contributed his […] More

  • DoD Names the Best of the Best in Information Management, Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Names the Best of the Best in Information Management, Technology

    Defense Department officials has named this year’s winners of the DoD Chief Information Officer awards at a Pentagon ceremony Thursday. CIOs are used to being in the spotlight when things go wrong, David Wennergren, assistant deputy chief management officer for the office of the deputy secretary of defense, told the audience. “But every day, good […] More

  • New DOD Regulations Allow Social Media Use - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New DOD Regulations Allow Social Media Use

    The DoD issued a new policy last week that allows military personnel to access social-media sites and other Web 2.0 applications from nonclassified government computers, so long as they don’t discuss classified information, according to ExecutiveGov. “This directive recognizes the importance of balancing appropriate security measures while maximizing the capabilities afforded by 21st-century Internet tools,“ […] More

  • DOD Supports Open Source Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOD Supports Open Source Software

    The deputy CIO at DOD, David Wennergren, has announced the DOD’s support for open source software. The DOD presently uses a few open source software products, but these are presently limited. In his memo, Wennergren said “To effectively achieve its missions, the Department of Defense must develop and update its software-based capabilities faster than ever, […] More

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