• Goodrich overcame naysayers, doubters to advance cloud security

    Matt Goodrich, the former director of the cloud security program known as FedRAMP and now is a principal solutions engineer and security specialist at Salesforce, said he survived personal and professional attacks by his own stubbornness and the fact what his team was doing was right.

  • House appropriators say no to another agency’s reorganization plans

    In today’s Federal Newscast, funding to support the Interior Department’s plans to reorganize its bureaus and management functions into 12 unified regions across the country is absent from the House 20-20 appropriations bill.

  • Salesforce: Storing data in a secure cloud

    Paul Tatum, senior vice president of Solution Engineering – Public Sector at Salesforce, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss case management, collaboration, and how his company can help federal agencies integrate and store data in a safe and secure cloud.

  • Improving the user experience can be a big, easy step toward IT modernization

    Eva Skidmore, the vice president of public sector for Salesforce, said agencies need to continue to improve customer service and IT modernization together by adopting open platforms and application programming interfaces (APIs).

  • How one contractor belittled the White House’s IT modernization strategy

    Oracle called the government’s efforts to modernize technology “out of sync” and filled with “false narratives.”

  • HHS goes from reluctant to eager cloud adopter

    Beth Killoran, the chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, said over the past two years the agency went from having about 1 percent of all systems in the cloud to an expected 41 percent by the end of 2017.

  • Overcoming the fear and loathing of moving to the cloud

    Rusty Pickens, senior advisor for Digital Platforms for Public Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how to use collaboration to integrate complex IT systems. May 17, 2016

  • GSA takes the easy way out to solve contracting challenge

    GSA awarded six vendors a spot on a blanket purchase agreement to provide integration and implementation services for Salesforce tools.

  • Best practices for transitioning to the cloud

    Cristina Miller and Adam Horvath with Acumen Solutions join host John Gilroy to discuss how their company can help federal agencies with their transition to the cloud. December 15, 2015

  • GSA moves into Act 2 of IT consolidation effort

    David Shive, the GSA chief information officer, said encouraging more employees to take advantage of the virtual desktop interface (VDI) technology, and modernizing and rationalizing applications are the next steps to improve the agency’s technology environment.