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GDIT's Kristie Grinnell: Transitioning to Cloud Calls for Agencies to Understand Data Strategies First

Kristie Grinnell Global CIO General Dynamics IT

Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' information technology business, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on FedScoop that government agencies seeking to optimize the capabilities that cloud offers should first understand their data strategies and identify which cloud service could best support the needs of their organizations.

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Dell EMC Federal's Steve Harris: Multicloud Could Help Agencies Achieve Flexibility, Transparency

Dell EMC Federal's Steve Harris: Multicloud Could Help Agencies Achieve Flexibility, Transparency - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC's federal business and a 2019 Wash100 awardee, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that there are several factors agencies should consider as they adopt a multicloud approach and one is the transparency and flexibility multicloud brings to agencies.

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Hortonworks' Shaun Bierweiler: Enterprise Open Source Offers Options to Agencies

Hortonworks' Shaun Bierweiler: Enterprise Open Source Offers Options to Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of U.S. public sector at Hortonworks, has said federal agencies seeking to modernize information technology infrastructure should leverage enterprise open source software platforms. Bierweiler wrote in a GCN guest piece published Tuesday that there are four advantages associated with the adoption of enterprise open source and one …

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Carahsoft's Lacey Wean: Agencies Should Adopt Hybrid GIS to Facilitate Interoperability

Carahsoft's Lacey Wean: Agencies Should Adopt Hybrid GIS to Facilitate Interoperability - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lacey Wean, senior account manager of geospatial solutions at Carahsoft Technology, has said adoption of a hybrid geographic information system can help government agencies facilitate interoperability with current software platforms and cut licensing costs. Wean wrote in an article published Thursday that a hybrid GIS platform built on open source software can allow agencies …

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