Tag Archives: Modernizing Government Technology Act

PSC Foundation Report Looks at State of Federal AI Adoption; AFS’ Dominic Delmolino Quoted

The Professional Services Council Foundation has issued a report that assesses the federal government’s adoption of artificial intelligence and identifies the opportunities and challenges agencies face when it comes to AI implementation. The report highlighted opportunities that AI offers to the government including reduction in backlog; optimization of resource allocation; accelerated decision making; fraud prevention; and extraction of insights from large amounts of data.

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Dell EMC Federal’s Steve Harris on Emerging Tech Trends, IT Modernization

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, told MeriTalk in an interview published Monday that artificial intelligence, internet of things and software-defined infrastructure are some of the emerging trends he sees in the federal information technology market. Harris discussed the importance of IT infrastructure modernization amid the presence of such tech capabilities.
 

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Big Switch Receives DoD Certification, FIP140-2 Security Validation for Cloud Networking Portfolio

Big Switch Networks has received Department of Defense certification and Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 validation for the vendor’s suite of cloud and data center networking platforms. The company said Tuesday its Cloud-First Networking portfolio is included in the DoD Information Approved Products List and designed to help government clients comply with requirements …

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SAS Sees Increase in Adoption of Data Analytics Platform Among State, Local Gov’t Agencies; Marcus Kinrade Quoted

Several federal agencies and state and local governments in the U.S. have started adopting a data analytics platform from SAS to comply with an information technology modernization mandate. The Cary, N.C.-based firm said Tuesday the U.S. Postal Services and a government statistical agency have recently leveraged SAS Viya under the …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Agencies Need Long-Term IT Modernization Plan to Reduce Technical Debt

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said federal agencies need a long-term plan for digital transformation in order to reduce technical debt and leverage the Technology Modernization Fund through the Modernizing Government Technology Act. Harris wrote in a FedScoop article posted Thursday …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Mission Agility, Automation Drive Govt Adoption of Software-Based Storage Platforms

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer and vice president of presales engineering at Dell EMC’s federal business, has said mission agility, cost savings and massive amounts of automation are the three reasons why federal agencies adopt software-defined storage, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. “We are seeing government in a variety of areas, adopting not only …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: MGT Act, White House IT Modernization Report to Incite AI, Cloud Adoption

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he expects federal agencies to advance experimentation with cloud migration and information technology upgrades driven by the passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the release of the White House’s IT modernization report, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Chehreh said …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Federal Govt Moves Toward Comprehensive IT Modernization

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has said he observed the U.S. government moving toward a comprehensive approach to modernize federal information technology systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday. The Trump administration implemented initiatives to support federal IT modernization, including the enactment of the Modernizing Government Technology Act; the release …

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