The Army Corps of Engineers often finds itself on the frontlines of crises, leaving its CIO Dovarius Peoples with a schedule that rarely has a hole in it. First, there was the pandemic, which called for the Corps to set up field hospitals and its IT team to work fast to ensure medical professionals and service members working at COVID-19 care sites like the Javits Center in New York City could stay connected. The pressure didn’t let up. Next, there was hurricane season, which brought destruction that the Corps needed to respond to in rapid order, assisting in building out the technical backbone for the temporary shelters and field command centers that first responders depended on. His job is one where there is “no set blueprint for how to deal with the next day,” he told FedScoop.