Dovarius Peoples has been responsible for all aspects of the Army Corps of Engineers’ information resource management and information technology operations since April 2019. “A great leader is one who understands how to find a balance between life and work. Caring for others is your most important responsibility,” he told FedScoop. In his view, the Army’s digital transformation journey consists of making the zero trust methodology and framework essential to securing its IT and Operational Technology environments. “Modernizing major business systems that enable us to deliver projects on time and within budget via cloud agnostic platforms will allow us to get massive amounts of data in the hands of our end users,” he noted. The CIO added that he deliberately works to inspire his team’s success through accountability. “I encourage the team to always ask for help when needed and as a leader I provide honest and constructive feedback,” he said.