Digital Government Institute

  • 930gov: Where IT comes together

    Mike Smoyer, CEO of the Digital Government Institute, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss cybersecurity, IT modernization and the upcoming 930gov conference.

  • Number of postponed federal events rise as partial shutdown is prolonged

    Associations and conference organizers say this partial government shutdown is different and is starting to impact their planning and execution of events, training and more.

  • DoD’s media agency communicates well with the world, but not with its employees

    As part of a broader customer service transformation under the President’s Mangement Agenda, the Defense Imagery Managment Operations Center (DIMOC) aims to “connect the dots” between its stovepiped program offices.

  • An analysis of the 2018 GovCon market

    Mike Smoyer, president of the Digital Government Institute, and William Sanders, director of Technology Strategy and Business Development for Oracle, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss 930Gov and the recent Market Connections Government Contractor study. August 6, 2018

  • Events, IT & the channel in GovCon

    Mike Smoyer, president of the Digital Government Institute, Jim Bejoian, national government relations consultant for Ricoh, and David Blakenhorn, chief technology officer at DLT, join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of some of the big issues affecting government contractors. August 21, 2017

  • Why these usually boring budget, planning concepts hold the key for IT modernization

    OMB is revamping the capital planning and investment control (CPIC) process and asking agencies break down commodity IT spending in more specific terms than ever before.

  • Newbies & networking

    Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of the big issues affecting small business contractors. January 23, 2017

  • Federal events, related services feeling trickledown effect of shutdown

    Organizations postponed several large conferences earlier this week after the government shutdown. More than 100 other events are scheduled in October in the Washington area, and could be in jeopardy if the partial closure of the government continues.

  • DoD research agency leads IPv6 transition

    Agency CIOs are under pressure to move to the new network protocol over the next two years. Technology officials can look to the Defense Research and Engineering Network for some important lessons learned. DREN has successfully made the transition to IPv6.