Shawn McCarthy, research director of IDC Government, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the latest in government application of blockchain.
Now that the storm of publicity over blockchain has passed, federal agencies are settling down to see how it can work in reality.
Shawn McCarthy, the research director for IDC Government Insights, said spending on legacy systems has increased by 13 percent over the last five years alone.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has set up an approach for customers to send money to a working capital fund to pay for cloud services based on usage.
The Federal Chief Information Officer’s Council released a best practices guide to help agencies understand and use shared developer platforms and APIs to connect disparate web services.
One thing unlikely to change under the new administration is the continued use of the latest information technologies to improve the citizen experience and government operations. IDC Government Insights has published a list of 10 trends that will affect digital government. Shawn McCarthy, IDCGI director of research, shares the highlights on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Federal agencies spend nearly four times more on information technology per employee than private companies. That’s according to an analysis by researchers at IDC. At $39,000 per capita, what is the government buying? And why so much? Joining the Federal Drive with more, IDC government research director Shawn McCarthy.
IDC Government found the federal government spends almost four times as much on technology per employee on average than other industries.
Blockchain has emerged as a potential solution to the need for information security, accuracy and reliability. Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why he’s one…
The Department of Defense is seeing an increase in its projected IT spending for 2016 for the first time in 3 years. The increase is small at 1.6 percent but that’s an extra half a billion dollars. Shawn McCarthy is the Research Director at IDC Government Insights. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose where that half a billion could be going.