Tag Archives: Unisys

Section 809 Panel Recommendation Highlights Need to Update IT Acquisition, Budgeting Approaches

Some industry experts say the Section 809 panel’s recommendation to exempt the Pentagon from the Clinger-Cohen Act highlights the need to fix the budgeting approach to provide agencies the ability to facilitate the information technology acquisition process, Federal News Network reported Friday. Mark Forman, vice president and global head of public sector at Unisys, said the Section 809 report suggests that agencies have now shifted to buying IT as-a-service, instead of treating or procuring IT as a capital asset.
 

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Paul Smith, Public Sector Head at Red Hat, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Efforts to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Platforms, Grow Cyber Workforce

Executive Mosaic is happy to announce that Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat's public sector business, has been selected to join the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to accelerate hybrid cloud platforms and other technology to help federal agencies and grow the cyber workforce. This marks his third Wash100 win.

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PV Puvvada, President of Federal Systems at Unisys, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Efforts in IT Modernization and Emerging Technology

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, president of Unisys’ federal systems arm, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his leadership and his efforts advancing IT modernization, acquisition, big data and cloud computing offerings. This marks Puvvada’s fifth Wash100 award in the last six years.

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Unisys CEO Peter Altabef’s CES Government Conference Presentation Focuses on Internet Security

Peter Altabef, chairman and CEO of Unisys, appeared Saturday before CES Government conference attendees in Las Vegas to discuss the need to advance internet security and safety through technology adoption. "To enact the necessary changes, governments and companies will need to actively leverage new technologies, including 5G communications, artificial intelligence and biometrics, to make us safer – not just better connected," Altabef said in a statement published Friday.

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Unisys’ Mark Forman: Government IT Acquisition Oversight Needs Different Approach

Mark Forman, global head of Unisys‘ public sector business, told Government Matters in an interview published Sunday that agency chief information officers should adopt a new approach to monitor federal information technology investments. He cited a Government Accountability Office report indicating that CIOs oversaw nearly 78K IT procurement transactions that …

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Unisys Backs Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace; Tom Patterson Quoted

Unisys has pledged support to the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace as part of efforts to promote and sustain internet security worldwide. The company said Monday French President Emmanuel Macron would introduce the government-backed cybersecurity initiative at the Paris Digital Week’s Internet Governance Forum. Tom Patterson, Unisys chief trust …

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