Cyber, cloud, sequestration and a man who pretended to be a pilot. That was the scene Wednesday as more than 800 leaders from government and industry joined FedScoop for FedTalks 2013 at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., for a deep discussion of technology in the federal government.
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Leaving convention at the door, executives from government and industry got real on cybersecurity, cloud computing and big data at FedScoop’s 4th Annual Tech Shoot-Out. Held May 7 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., the event drew hundreds of attendees from both sectors to partake in “shoot-outs” that zeroed in on the most pressing issues for the IT community today.
The Pentagon plans to update its mobility strategy on an annual basis to keep the Department of Defense on pace with changing technology, DOD Chief Information Officer Teri Takai said Thursday at FedScoop’s 3rd Annual MobileGov Summit.
Challenging economic times lead to innovative solutions as large organizations must find new agile ways to solve problems as is the case right now with the federal government, said IBM U.S. Federal General Manager Todd Ramsey kicking off FedScoop’s Agile Government Summit presented by IBM on Wednesday. The event, held at the Renaissance in Washington, D.C., featured more than 1,700 attendees including thought leaders from both government and industry.
FedScoop honored federal technology leaders, innovators and rising stars at the first annual FedScoop 50 Awards on Wednesday night at a ceremony held at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington, D.C.