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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

  • Agilex's Roger Baker Sees Feds Working on Agile, Commercial Cloud, Data, Cyber in 2015 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Agilex’s Roger Baker Sees Feds Working on Agile, Commercial Cloud, Data, Cyber in 2015

    Agilex Chief Strategy Officer Roger Baker and other industry leaders expect to see the federal government take further steps to modernize systems and services in 2015 by adopting new practices and technologies, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes that Baker pointed to agile management and operations, the migration to commercial cloud and data brokerage as potential developments in the […] More

  • Amazon Web Services Names Agilex as Consulting Partner; Roger Baker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amazon Web Services Names Agilex as Consulting Partner; Roger Baker Comments

    Amazon Web Services has certified Agilex Technologies as a consulting partner in recognition of Agilex“™s AWS competencies the company developed with accredited professionals and four customer references. Roger Baker, Agilex chief strategy officer, said Thursday the company works to reconfigure existing systems so that they operate in the cloud platform. “Having led some of the government’s largest […] More

  • Matt Warren on Systemizing Mobile App Environments, Agilex's Big Data Push for Law Enforcement & The Power of Sharing Data Between Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Matt Warren on Systemizing Mobile App Environments, Agilex’s Big Data Push for Law Enforcement & The Power of Sharing Data Between Agencies

    Matt Warren serves as president of Agilex‘s Justice and Homeland Security Sector, where the long-time federal government marketplace leader manages that business and is responsible for its growth. A close-to-six-year Agilex veteran, Warren joined Agilex in 2008 after spending more than 10 years with Oracle, where he helped start the homeland security sales team and […] More

  • Roger Baker: BYOD Could Include PCs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roger Baker: BYOD Could Include PCs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is working to eliminate multi-million dollar contracts for desktop computers as part of its new mobile device strategy, Nextgov reports. In an interview with reporters Thursday, Chief Information Officer Roger Baker said he believes the department has awarded its last PC contract and the department looking at measures allowing its […] More

  • VA Plans Home Care App, Tablet Program Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Plans Home Care App, Tablet Program Test

    Through a pilot program fielding mobile applications for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs plans to distribute iPads to 1,000 of its family caregivers, NextGov reports.  The VA is set to open its app store in early 2013, giving veterans access to mobile applications. Clinic-in-Hand will host apps integrated with VA’s data systems and will […] More

  • VA CIO Says Secure Mobile Network Could Expand in '12, Clinicians to Benefit Most - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA CIO Says Secure Mobile Network Could Expand in '12, Clinicians to Benefit Most

    The Department of Veterans Affairs must put a mobile device management system in place before allowing more mobile devices into the workplace, VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker said Wednesday. The VA has capped the number of authorized Apple devices at 1,000, according to FierceGovernmentIT. During a conference call with reporters, Baker said he expects the VA […] More

  • Government CIOs to Present at Federal Networks 2011 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Government CIOs to Present at Federal Networks 2011

    A handful chief information officers from government, including NASA’s Linda Cureton and Department of Veterans Affairs’ Roger Baker, are convening in February to attend the 24th annual Federal Networks Conference where senior decision-makers share their latest plans for how they will design, purchase and operate their networks as well as the IT services these networks […] More

  • Concern for VA as Malware Hits Health IT Devices - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Concern for VA as Malware Hits Health IT Devices

    Roger Baker, assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, informed the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations that over the previous 14 months 120-plus medical devices have been infected by malware. Baker described attacks from cyber villains as a “critical challenge” before the department as it […] More

  • Daily GovCon Recap - March 9, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily GovCon Recap – March 9, 2010

    Dave Melcher was named a Senior VP at ITT. Rene LaVigne commented on Iron Bow’s recent polycom award. Congress has been inundated with cyber attacks over the past two years. Indian companies are more worried about cyber attacks than terrorism. Experts are questioning the effectiveness of botnet take-downs. VA CIO Roger Baker snagged more funding […] More

  • ExecutiveBiz Names Top 20 People to Watch in 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ExecutiveBiz Names Top 20 People to Watch in 2010

    In just a few short weeks, 2010 begins “” the dawn of a new decade. The question now is: Who’ll be leading change in and around government contracting? We’ve got a few suggestions. For the second consecutive year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Top 20 People to Watch. From government leaders to CEOs, policy […] More

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