Tag Archives: digital transformation

Shawn Purvis, President of Northrop Enterprise Services, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Business Tech, Process Support Leadership

Shawn Purvis Northrop Grumman

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Shawn Purvis, corporate vice president and president of enterprise services at Northrop Grumman, has received her first Wash100 Award, the most coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for her leadership in enabling large-scale technology infrastructure and transactional business services throughout the corporation.

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SAIC CEO Nazzic Keene Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading Major Acquisitions, Advancing Significant Company Growth

Nazzic Keene CEO SAIC

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Nazzic Keene, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for her leadership as SAIC acquired Unisys Federal and reorganized the company's business structure to advance future growth priorities heading into 2021 and beyond. This marks Keene’s fourth Wash100 Award and her third consecutive.

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MetTel’s Robert Dapkiewicz: Government Agencies Should Modernize Their Networks With SD-WAN

Robert Dapkiewicz Federal SVP and GM MetTel

Robert Dapkiewicz, senior vice president and general manager of MetTel’s federal program, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Federal News Network that the COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered bandwidth gaps, highlighting the need for government agencies to modernize their enterprise voice and data network infrastructure with the adoption of software-defined wide-area network.

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ECS Promotes John Heneghan to COO, Giles Kesteloot to CSO; George Wilson Quoted

ECS

ECS has promoted John Heneghan to chief operating officer (COO) and Giles Kesteloot to chief strategy officer (CSO) in an effort to enhance company performance and speed up growth. In the roles, Heneghan and Kesteloot will enhance customer service and maintain the business operations. “I am proud to promote John and Giles to the roles of COO and CSO,” said ECS President George Wilson, a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Michael Coene on Three Data Management Measures Agencies Should Consider

Michael Coene Chief Cloud Architect Hitachi Vantara Federal

Michael Coene, chief cloud architect at Hitachi Vantara Federal, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are three steps agencies should consider to accelerate digital transformation and data management efforts and one is enabling current operations and planning for future changes. “Strategic architectural design should optimize data management practices for the known, and to the extent possible, the unknown,” he said.

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Deloitte: Machine Learning Ops, Zero Trust Among Government Tech Trends to Watch in 2021

Deloitte

A new Deloitte report has identified nine technology trends that are likely to cause disruption for government agencies over the next 12 to 18 months. The company's annual report Tech Trends 2021: A Government Perspective scored each trend based on its relevance to agencies and the government’s readiness to implement such trends and showed that machine learning operations or MLOps, revitalization of core assets, zero trust approaches and a reboot of the digital workplace were considered the most relevant to agencies.

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Booz Allen’s Julie McPherson on Five Rules for Federal Tech Leaders to Maintain Digital Transformation Momentum

Julie McPherson EVP Booz Allen Hamilton

Julie McPherson, an executive vice president and head of digital solutions business at Booz Allen Hamilton, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Nextgov that there are five rules technology leaders at federal agencies should consider to maintain the momentum in digital transformation to meet mission needs and one is planning for and harnessing failure to continuously improve a platform.

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VMware’s Bill Rowan on Federal Digital Transformation Amid Pandemic

Bill Rowan VP VMware

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware and a three-time Wash100 Award recipient, said in a video interview posted Friday on FedScoop that the federal government has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in an innovative and timely fashion by embracing digital transformation to facilitate the delivery of services to citizens and accomplish the mission while keeping their employees safe amid the health crisis.

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Perspecta’s Chris Painter on Steps DISA Should Take to Advance Fourth Estate Digital Modernization

Chris Painter VP Perspecta

Chris Painter, vice president and chief engineer for the Navy and Marine Corps Intranet at Perspecta, wrote in an article published Wednesday on Breaking Defense that there are several steps the Defense Information Systems Agency can take as it plans to modernize the information technology infrastructure of fourth estate agencies through the Defense Enclave Services program. He said the first step calls for DISA to assess the as-is environment to better understand the capabilities of the IT infrastructure and the population’s requirements.

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Executive Spotlight: Monica McEwen, VP of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot

Monica McEwen VP of Public Sector ThoughtSpot

Monica McEwen, vice president of Public Sector at ThoughtSpot, the leader in search and AI-driven analytics, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how technology has shifted the ways organizations collect, analyze, and act on data, common challenges within the commercial and federal sectors, as well as how COVID-19 has advanced digital transformation. 

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