Dave McClure

  • Congress expected to play bigger role in federal IT in 2019

    Six federal IT experts offer their observations about what to watch for in 2019 and what organizations and people will have the biggest impacts.

  • In 2019, state of federal IT still has long way to go

    Following a couple of dizzy years of policy and legislation, just what is the state of federal information technology going into calendar 2019?

  • Why federal IT hit a crescendo in 2018

    Federal IT experts offer their take on the last 12 months and what were the top story lines, biggest surprises and biggest disappointments.

  • IT Modernization: Moving from “Why” to “How”

    Dave McClure, principal director of Accenture Federal, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how technology is being used to improve the mission outcomes of the federal government. March 27, 2018

  • Advice to CIOs: ‘Don’t pooh-pooh the IT modernization guidance’

    OMB issued the instructions for how agencies can apply for the central fund to move off legacy systems.

  • New report tries to bust FedRAMP myths about cost, usage

    Dave McClure, a former Government Accountability Office and General Services Administration executive and now chief strategist for Coalfire, said the company studied the six-year-old program and found costs, usage and time to get through the process are much better than the general perception.

  • Dave McClure: Adopting shared services presents a challenge to agencies

    The Unified Shared Service Management team is trying to carry out the government’s vision of shared services. When experts talk about this stuff, two themes come up again and again: execution and enforceability. Dave McClure, chief strategist at the Veris Group, used to lead the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies at the General Services Administration. He discusses the challenges of shared services on In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • Dave McClure & John Marshall: Shared services is the key to a modern federal cyber strategy

    Agencies are nearing the end of a 30-day cybersecurity sprint to fix major vulnerabilities in their systems. But every agency can’t afford to maintain its own critical infrastructure. Dave McClure is the chief strategist at the Veris Group. John Marshall is founder and CEO of the Shared Services Leadership Coalition. They tell In Depth with Francis Rose that the key to a modern federal cyber strategy starts at the shared services marketplace.

  • Shared services: A key part of a 21st century federal cyber strategy

    OPM’s recent cybersecurity breach shows how tight budgets, limited expertise and cultural blind spots create perfect storms of agency vulnerability throughout the federal environment.

  • GSA’s Kathy Conrad to leave government

    As the deputy associate administrator in the General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, Conrad oversaw the development of key initiatives including the cloud security standard and Data.gov.