• PTO’s new approach to IT system development begins to pay off

    John Owens, the Patent and Trademark Office’s chief information officer, said moving to an agile approach and creating small teams of experts is helping the agency get capabilities to the mission area faster and more successfully.

  • Failure is an option for GSA’s new 18F agile contract

    18F and the Office of Integrated Technology Services release a request for quote to Schedule 70 vendors to provide agile development services. The 5-year contract has a ceiling of $25 million.

  • DevOps: The path, not the destination

    Organizations have had, in the strict definition of the words, “development operations.” They didn’t always function very well.

  • Beyond the cloud: What’s next?

    Jason McNutt and Larry Katzman with Applied Information Sciences, discuss what agencies should do once their complex migration to the cloud is complete. July 5, 2016

  • Agile contracting craze is taking government by storm

    DHS, EPA, 18F and others are developing separate contracts for dev/ops services, creating both a much needed culture change, but possibly also another area where contract proliferation and duplication reign.

  • Derek Weeks: A closer look at software supply chain

    The software world is being flooded with open source product. In fact, the federal government has an open-source-first policy. But maybe it’s time to stop and think about sources of open source. Where does all that code originate? The software supply chain. That’s something Derek Weeks, vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype, looks at carefully. He joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • DevOps & identity management

    InfoZen President and CEO Raj Ananthanpillai and Susan Sparks, director of Solutions Engineering, join host John Gilroy to discuss DevOps, identity management, and software development. October 25, 2016

  • DevOps & agile software development

    Matt Howard, executive vice president for Market Development at Sonatype joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company can help your agency’s IT professionals put together code in a more efficient manner. November 29, 2016

  • Re-imagining the cloud

    Accelera Solutions Executive Vice President Terrill Andrews and company president and COO Steve Weiss join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how their company can help your agency during its transition to the cloud. April 4, 2017

  • Delivering the cloud to government customers

    Ken Georgi and Curt LeMar with General Dynamics Health Solutions join host Roger Waldron to discuss current trends in cloud computing and best practices for federal agencies so they can make a successful migration to the cloud. May 30, 2017