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Join the Modernization Revolution: The Way Forward

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When it comes to protecting the government’s IT infrastructure from cyberattacks, conventional wisdom has long held that modernization of outdated legacy systems can be a key driver of improved security. The results of a survey released Sept. 6 challenged that conventional wisdom. The poll, conducted by Unisys found that a majority of federal IT leaders believe modernization efforts have increased, not decreased, their overall security challenges.

Host

Tom Temin, Federal News Radio

Tom Temin has been the host of the Federal Drive since 2006. Tom has been reporting on and providing insight to technology markets for more than 30 years.  Prior to joining Federal News Radio, Tom was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines. Tom also contributes a regular column on government information technology.

 

Guests

Venkatapathi Puvvada, Unisys Federal Leadership Team

As president of Unisys Federal, Venkatapathi is responsible for driving the company’s growth in the federal marketplace by providing innovative solutions in areas such as cloud computing, big data, unified communications, mobile applications and security. Click to read Venkatapathi Puvvada’s full bio. 

 

Amy Rall, Unisys Federal Leadership Team

Amy Rall is a group vice president for Unisys Federal and leads the Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure team. Amy is responsible for building client relationships and program delivery for key Department of Homeland Security IT programs that help secure the nation and support the free movement of trade and travel. She also leads Unisys weather, Department of Energy, and Department of Transportation accounts for Unisys. Click here for Amy Rall’s full bio.

 

Adelaide O’BrienResearch Director, Government Digital Transformation Strategies, IDC Government Insights

Adelaide O’Brien is Research Director for IDC Government Insights responsible for U.S. Government Digital Transformation. Ms. O’Brien’s core research coverage includes digital approaches in creating and delivering services with increased agility, flexibility, and scalability. Ms. O’Brien’s research also includes a particular emphasis on Maturity Models in Big Data/Analytics, and cloud, as well as benchmarking government maturity levels. Based on her background covering cloud and Big Data/analytics Ms. O’Brien’s research also includes a particular emphasis on IT modernization and the threats and opportunities now facing government’s ecosystems in leveraging agency information as a critical asset, allowing stakeholders to make better decisions, provide better services and experiences for constituents, and react in real time to limit liabilities and manage risks. Click here for Adelaide O’Brien’s full bio.

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